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Rep.-Nunes: DOJ FBI on a very slippery slope
House Intelligence Committee chair speaks before the deadline for the agencies to hand over materials, the alleged informant inside the trump campaign.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., to fired 17 current and former FBI or justice Department officials will testify on Capitol Hill about possible government surveillance of the abuse in the election of 2016, including FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, and laid siege to FBI officials, Peter Strzok.
In a letter received by Fox News, Nunes calls for a joint task force of the regulatory and judiciary bodies, take measures to Interviews with these officials, because they are “relevant information”.
The House Intelligence Committee has no direct oversight of the FBI and the Department of justice, the witness is to be compelled, rather, by reference name, by the oversight and judiciary committees.
“For the sake of transparency and to the American people as fully as possible informed about these matters, the task force” should consider interviewing these people in an open environment,” Nunes wrote in the Friday letter to House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy and house judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte.
Nunes letter to Gowdy and Goodlatte witnesses refer to, of Fox News on Scribd
Under the name of Nunes Joseph Pientka, the agent, are part of the FBI interview with then-security Advisor, Michael Flynn. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, also tried to speak with a Pientka, but the DOJ has dismissed his pleas.
TO REFUSE TO DOJ, GRASSLEY TO HAVE ACCESS TO AGENTS WHO INTERVIEWED FLYNN
Flynn pleaded guilty, in Special Counsel Robert Müller Russia probe with making false statements to the FBI in this interview. He also lost his job in the White house, after he said he would have to mislead, Vice President of Pence on a discussion with the Russian Ambassador at the time, Sergey Kislyak.
But the Republicans on Capitol Hill are looking for more information about the interview, such as the recent revelations have raised questions about the confession. You say that the former FBI Director, James Comey, in fact, signaled the legislature that the FBI agents lied not believe Flynn intentionally, about the talks with the Russian Ambassador.
Full list of 17 officials named, belonging of Nunes:
- Trisha Anderson, DOJ attorney
- James Baker, former FBI general counsel
- Gregory Brower, a former FBI congressional liaison
- John Carlin, the former head of the DOJ’s national security division
- Kevin Clinesmith, FBI-lawyer
- Tashina Gauhar, DOJ official
- David Laufman, former head of the DOJ counterintelligence division
- Andrew McCabe, former FBI Deputy Director
- Mary McCord, a former DOJ-lawyer
- Jonathan Moffa, FBI officials
- Sally Moyer, FBI-lawyer
- Bruce Ohr, former associate deputy attorney general
- Lisa page, former FBI lawyer
- Joseph Pientka, FBI agent
- E. W. “Bill” Priestap, assistant director of the FBI counterintelligence division
- Peter Strzok, FBI agent
- George Toscas, DOJ official
Fox News has reached to the FBI and the justice for the comment.
The letter comes after Strzok, who was accompanied by FBI headquarters faced recently before the possible disciplinary measures, the issues behind closed doors in Congress this week about the anti-Trump-text-messages he sent, while they play an important role in the FBI, Hillary Clinton, and Russian studies.
Earlier this month, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, in a comprehensive report on the handling of the Clinton-E-Mail investigation exposed a new set of text messages between Strzok and his girlfriend, the then-FBI lawyer, Lisa page.
According to Horowitz’s report, page Strzok texted in August 2016 and said: “[the trombone] not to ever become President, right? Right?!”
Nunes: FBI text message should have been brought to Congress
“No. No he is not. We will finish it,” Strzok answered.
Nunes has proposed that the FBI may have violated criminal laws, as well as its own strict internal procedures, through the use of non-verified information in the case of the election of 2016 you can get guarantee monitoring, the one-time Trump campaign aide Carter page.
A memo released, the intelligence committee in February stated that the FBI and the DOJ sought surveillance spy-by-side with the infamous, Democrat-funded anti-Trump-dossier included the lewd and unverified claims about trump, the connections to Russia.
Catherine Herridge is an award-winning chief Intelligence correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC) based in Washington, DC she covers intelligence, the justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security. Herridge joined FNC in 1996 as the London correspondent.