The House Freedom Caucus has decided to go after the scalp of AG Sessions. Representative Mark Meadows and Jim Jordan, both Republicans, have written an editorial in the Washington Examiner. They want Jeff Sessions to step down.
The main complaint seems to be that the Russian collusion investigation has gone on too long and is out of control. They also point out that there has not been one shred of evidence produced to this date. The other part of the problem is that the FBI and the Department of Justice have been unresponsive to Congress’ requests for documents and interviews. It has been a great job of stonewalling.
As Written and Reported By Penny Starr for Breitbart:
Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Mark Meadows (R-NC) have written an editorial published by the Washington Examiner on Thursday calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to step down, claiming his recusal from any investigation into Russia and its connection to the Trump presidential campaign has crippled his ability to direct the agency effectively.
The lawmakers said that the alleged Russia collusion with the Trump campaign had “dominated the headlines” for the first year of the Trump administration despite the investigations coming up empty.
Jordan and Meadows, who is Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, wrote:
Let’s be clear: The absence of evidence is not due to a lack of examination There have been some six different investigations spent on the collusion narrative — more than the investigative efforts on former President Barack Obama’s IRS targeting of conservatives, the 30,000 missing Hillary Clinton emails, and Benghazi. And through all of that, there is zero (yes, zero) evidence of collusion.
The final straw, the lawmakers wrote, was the FBI leaks about Trump presidential campaign operative George Papadopoulos, which they said begged the following questions……
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