Elections

H.Con.Res.15 – Asserting that Congress should expend the resources necessary to investigate thoroughly the nature and extent of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, including whether there was collusion between persons associated with the Russian government and persons associated with the presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump to influence the outcome of the election.

Summary:
Introduced in House (01/31/2017)

Declares that Donald J. Trump won the 2016 presidential election with the assistance and interference of the Russian government.

Calls for Congress to investigate thoroughly the nature and extent of such interference, and whether, and to what extent, there was collusion between persons associated with the Russian government and persons associated with the Trump presidential campaign to influence the outcome of the election.

Such investigation shall also examine whether, and to what extent, persons associated with the Trump campaign:

  • were aware of Russian interference in the election;
  • were given information by persons associated with the Russian government concerning cyber attacks on U.S. citizens, including persons affiliated with the Democratic Party or the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton;
  • encouraged cyberattacks or other forms of espionage against persons affiliated with the Democratic Party or the Clinton campaign; and
  • assisted persons associated with the Russian government in the proliferation of misinformation intended to influence the election.
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