House Subpoena Rattles the DOJ

For a time now, a House subpoena has not seemed to have a very high priority when it was received at the Department of Justice or at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. For Attorney General Jeff Session, all that will now change. Did you see where FBI Director Christopher Wray has said that the FBI is doubling the number of Agents providing information to the House? The cases that the House wants more information on? The House wants information on the Hillary Clinton emails and servers investigation, the FISA Court abuse investigation, and the OPR recommendation to fire former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.

As Written and Reported By Byron York for the Washington Examiner:

The FBI is promising swift action on a House subpoena covering three politically charged investigations after word that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has grown angry with the bureau’s slow-walking of congressional requests for information.

Last week the House Judiciary Committee sent a subpoena to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein demanding documents from the Justice Department and the FBI “regarding charging decisions in the investigation surrounding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server, potential abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and the FBI’s Office of Professional Responsibility recommendation to fire former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe,” according to a committee press release.

In a letter accompanying the subpoena, Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., told Rosenstein the committee had asked for the documents months ago and received little or nothing in response. “Given the department’s ongoing delays in producing these documents, I am left with no choice but to issue [a] subpoena to compel production of these documents,” Goodlatte wrote.

Late Tuesday, a source who asked to be identified as a “DOJ insider” emailed an update from inside the …..


Byron York: House subpoena rattles Justice Department; Sessions ‘angry’ at slow response; FBI ‘called on the carpet’


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