Attorney General Jeff Sessions has grown accustomed to stormy congressional hearings, but when he goes before a House committee Tuesday, much of the grilling is likely to come from an unusual source—Republicans.
“Losing a presidential election as Hillary Clinton did does not render immunity from public scrutiny,” @RepMarkMeadows says.
Numerous Republicans have expressed frustrations about why the Justice Department, which Sessions runs, hasn’t delved into Russia-related scandals surrounding Hillary Clinton, the Democrats’ 2016 nominee for president, such as her campaign’s funding of the so-called Trump dossier and the Uranium One controversy. They also want the Justice Department to pursue questions about the Obama administration’s “unmasking” scandal.
Sessions will testify before the House Judiciary Committee.
“The American people are demanding that there be one standard of the law, not a double standard,” Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, a member of the Judiciary Committee, told The Daily Signal in a phone interview. “This is about the American people getting answers for things that happened in the Justice Department in 2016 and early 2017. We asked for a special counsel months ago and we know so much more now.”
Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., a member of the committee, said there is more evidence of wrongdoing with regard to Clinton than with anything special counsel Robert Mueller has unearthed about President Donald Trump.
“I absolutely believe Attorney General Sessions should appoint a special counsel to investigate the Clintons and...Read More HERE