David Corn from Mother Jones published an interesting interview two days ago with Democratic Senator Ron Wyden. Corn notes that Wyden is in a unique position.
One of the most important men in Washington, DC, these days is Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon. Sure, all senators are big shots. Even Democrats in the minority. But Wyden is in a special position: He can guarantee for the public whether or not an ongoing and (for now) behind-closed-doors investigation examining Vladimir Putin’s operation to subvert the 2016 elections—and any possible ties between Donald Trump’s circle and Russia—is conducted thoroughly and legitimately.