House Republicans Call Loretta Lynch to Interview
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) issued requests for an interview with former Attorney General Loretta Lynch as soon as possible. The inquiry is related to a yearlong Republican-led investigation into whether anti-Trump bias infected the FBI’s Russia probe. The Committees also requested interviews with former FBI Director James Comey and former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates. Democrats on the Committees are livid over what they say was deception by the Committees’ Republicans arranging the interviews, suggesting they weren’t informed about the requests until after they had been made. In addition, the requests indicated Democrats had been CC’d, and thus had been informed of the interview requests. In fact, Politico reports that Democrats said Republicans had not informed them of the requests, giving the invited witnesses the false impression that the minority party was aware of what was transpiring. More here.