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Do we need an independent investigation of alleged Trump-Russia ties?

Critics are slamming the congressional investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election as partisan and lacking in credibility. Many pundits and progressives are now demanding an independent special prosecutor. CIA veteran Steven L. Hall says the situation is too serious to leave this investigation in the hands of "any politician who has a vested interest in the outcome, as both Republicans and Democrats do."  But others say we should let Congress do their job. What do you think?

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Democrats are accusing House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes of acting as a surrogate for the White House. Critics say someone so invested in protecting the president should not be investigating him. Even Republican Sen. John McCain says the Congress does not have the credibility to handle this situation anymore.

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Others say we should let Congress and the House Intelligence Committee finish the job they started.

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By going to the White House and the press with information that he had not yet shared with his fellow committee members, Devin Nunes' actions on Wednesday shocked and enraged many people, who say he may have broken the law and cannot be trusted to impartially investigate Trump.

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Others just don't think an independent investigation is justified at this point.

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But Steven L. Hall, a 30-year veteran of the CIA who specialized in Russian operations, thinks the time is now. We simply can't allow partisan politics to intrude on an investigation so crucial.

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