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GOP tightens restrictions on Dana Rohrabacher's subcommittee over Russia connections

GOP tightens restrictions on Dana Rohrabacher's subcommittee over Russia connections

The congressional subcommittee led by California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher is being heavily monitored by GOP leaders because of allegations that the Orange County congressman has been overly influenced by his connections to Russia.

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce will be “more involved in guiding the direction” of the subcommittee that is in part responsible for examining U.S. policy in Russia, said a senior congressional aide who asked not to be identified in order to discuss internal committee matters.

The heightened focus, which affects where subcommittee members can travel and on what topics Rohrabacher can hold hearings, was

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