"While investigations typically continue after a FBI director steps down, a director who is sympathetic or friendly to Trump could easily drag out the FBI probe."
The Trump administration was so desperate to fire the FBI director that they used Clinton campaign material to justify it.
"This investigation must be run as far away as possible from this White House and as far away as possible from anyone that President Trump has appointed."
Why is Sessions involved in this decision if he has supposedly recused himself from all things related to Russia?
"The Founding Fathers in their wisdom wrote in the Constitution that we had to worry about foreign interference," Schumer warned on the Senate floor. "It’s happening now in a way that it has never happened before."
"This White House has made a decision that they will produce absolutely nothing. I've not seen this before, and it sets a very dangerous precedent."
Democrats aren't backing away from their commitment to give the American people a fair and independent investigation into Trump's ties to Russia.