Some Republican lawmakers continue to misleadingly say that the government of Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election on the same level as Russian Federation, despite the GOP-led committee looking into the matter and finding little to support the allegation.
Romney's statement breaks with President Donald Trump and a number of fellow Republicans who contend that Ukraine may have also tried to meddle in the results.
Mitt Romney (R-UT) have come out to push back on the claims, as Romney told reporters on Tuesday, "I saw no evidence from our intelligence community nor from the representatives today from the Department of State that there is any evidence of any kind that suggests Ukraine interfered in our elections".
Over the last few weeks, current and former White House officials testified before the House Intelligence Committee and debunked the baseless conspiracy theory that the government of Ukraine, not Russian Federation, interfered in the 2016 presidential election.More news: Chris Petersen steps down as Washington coach after six seasons
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"So as to the Ukraine, they had zero to do with the hacking of the DNC and the stealing of the emails".
Requested by one other senator if Giuliani remained concerned in Ukraine diplomacy, Hale replied, "Not that I am conscious of". "It wasn't Ukraine. Russia was behind the stolen DNC emails and [John] Podesta and all that good stuff".More news: Apple Might Copy Samsung's Release Schedule, Hold 2 iPhone Launches Every Year
"There is indisputable evidence that senior Ukrainian government officials opposed President Trump's candidacy in the 2016 election and did so publicly", according to a report unveiled Monday by Republicans on three House committees. "I think Iran did".
"Sure, the intelligence neighborhood assessed that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an affect marketing campaign in 2016 geared toward our presidential election", Hale informed the Senate Overseas Relations Committee.
House Republicans have also pushed the narrative that Ukraine was opposed to Trump and worked against him in 2016.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, while careful not to say he believed the Ukrainian conspiracy, said he felt "a duty" to investigate any suggestions of election interference.More news: Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 865: Everything we know so far