The U.S. house of representatives, according to a report from the New York Times, stating that the FBI should be initiated in 2017, investigations against President Donald Trump, because of possible influence in favor of Russia. The democratic Chairman of the judiciary Committee in the Congress chamber, Jerrold Nadler, announced that he would take measures “to understand both the actions of the President as well as the reaction of the FBI on this behavior better”. He referred to “the serious nature of these allegations”.

It must be ensured that the investigators “would be protected from the increasingly deranged attacks of President Trump,” said Nadler. There is “no reason, integrity or professionalism of the FBI to doubt”. The opposition Democrats have since the mid-term elections in early November, the majority in the house of representatives.

report on counterespionage investigations

The “New York Times” had reported, citing anonymous sources, investigations of the American Federal police FBI against the American President, which had been initiated in accordance with trump’s dismissal of FBI Director James Comey in may 2017. According to the report, the investigation focused on counterintelligence and possible criminal issues.