Graham: FBI must say if it's probing Trump-Russia connections
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Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden meets with lawmakers amid domestic agenda panic The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - House Democrats plagued by Biden agenda troubles Graham tries to help Trump and McConnell bury the hatchet MORE (R-S.C.) on Thursday said he will seek answers from FBI Director James Comey on whether the bureau is probing connections between the Trump campaign and Russia.  

"If there is an investigation at the FBI about Trump, Russia campaign actives, I want to know about it," Graham told reporters.

"I'm tired of reading about it in the paper. The FBI needs to let us know if there is or there isn't. If there's not one, they need to come forward and say so." 

"Somebody is leaking this crap, and it's putting people like me in a terrible spot," Graham added. 


The Washington Post reported on Wednesday night that Sessions spoke to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the presidential campaign but denied any such meetings during his confirmation hearing when he was under oath. 

The reports are the latest in a string of private conversations between Trump administration or campaign officials that have been leaked to the media. 

Graham said he was meeting with Comey on Thursday and would demand answers from the FBI director. 

"I'm going to look him in the eye, and he's going to tell me there's an investigation or there's not," he said. "And if he doesn't tell, he's going to have a hard time." 

Graham declined to say whether he was meeting Comey on Capitol Hill or going to the FBI.