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United States Congress

Americans deserve to have full confidence in our election systems. Congress must convene an independent, bipartisan committee to fully investigate illegal Russian hacking to influence the 2016 election in favor of Donald Trump, and probe the extent of the Trump campaign’s connection to the Russian government.

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Common Cause

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This isn't normal -- less than a month into his administration, Trump's National Security Advisor has been forced to resign, after it was revealed that he had five phone calls with the Russian...

This isn't normal -- less than a month into his administration, Trump's National Security Advisor has been forced to resign, after it was revealed that he had five phone calls with the Russian ambassador post-election to discuss the possible lifting of sanctions, then misled the media, the public, the Vice President,  and perhaps others about his conversation.

More than ever, we need a complete accounting of how the Russian government sought to influence the 2016 elections. This unprecedented incursion into U.S. elections by a foreign power can't be ignored -- and we deserve full, comprehensive answers about this assault on the integrity of our elections.

This must not be a partisan issue -- Democrats, Republicans, and Independents all care about keeping our elections safe from foreign influence. That's why Congress must convene a bipartisan committee that solely focuses on a comprehensive investigation of Russia's involvement in the 2016 elections and publicly report their findings to ensure this doesn't happen again.

Here's what we know for sure -- according to a declassified report reflecting the consensus of the intelligence community, "Russian intelligence accessed elements of multiple state or local electoral boards. Since early 2014, Russian intelligence has researched US electoral processes and related technology and equipment."'

Any private citizen who attempted this would be investigated by the FBI, charged with a felony and sent to jail with a felony conviction. Another country hacking into our election system should be held to the same standard -- yet we are turning a blind eye to these criminal acts.

General Flynn's resignation could just be the beginning -- and the public deserves answers. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have already stood up on principle for an investigation -- from John McCain to Chuck Schumer. Let's support their efforts.

Add your name today and tell Congress to convene a select, bipartisan committee to fully investigate Russia's influence in the election and its possible coordination between the Trump campaign.

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