Report: Lame-Duck GOP House Judiciary to Subpoena James Comey, Loretta Lynch

Breitbart | 11/16/2018 | Staff
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House Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) will subpoena former FBI Director James Comey and ex-Attorney General Loretta Lynch to appear before lawmakers ahead of House Republicans ceding power to their Democrat colleagues next year, reports say.

The committee seeks information about the two Obama-era officials’ “decision-maker ahead of the 2016 presidential election,” an unnamed House Democrat aide revealed to Reuters. According to CNN congressional reporter Manu Raju, the committee will issue subpoenas for Comey and Lynch on November 29 and December 5, respectively.

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Goodlatte and House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy have both been running a probe into whether the FBI botched of investigations leading up to the 2016 presidential election.

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Their probe looks at into the FBI’s handling of Russia’s role in U.S. politics and Hillary Clinton’s emails when she was secretary of state.

David Kelley, a lawyer for Comey, said his client has not been contacted by Republicans on the committee since Oct. 1, when he sent the lawmakers a letter offering to testify only it were a public hearing.

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