90 Miles From Tyranny : Meadows: 'Floor Action' Is Next, After FBI Refuses Document Request

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Meadows: 'Floor Action' Is Next, After FBI Refuses Document Request

Now that another deadline has come and gone without the FBI and Justice Department giving Congress the documents it has subpoenaed, it's up to Congress to act, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, told Fox News's Laura Ingraham Monday night.

"Well, I think the next thing is floor action for all of us," Meadows said.

Meadows noted that House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) "made a promisse" last week, that if the FBI and DOJ didn't turn over all of the requested information by last Friday, "we would see floor action this week. I'm waiting for him to follow through on that commitment," Meadows said.

Floor action could include a "sense of the Congress" resolution, a contempt of Congress citation, or eventual impeachment.

On Sunday, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House intelligence committee, extended the document production deadline to 5 p.m. yesterday (Monday).

In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein dated June 24, Nunes asked whether the FBI used informants against members or associates of the Trump campaign, and if so, how many informants were used and how much did they cost?

The response to Nunes' letter came Monday night from Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd.

“With respect to your question concerning the use of confidential human sources, the FBI already has responded to this request, including in a classified written response to this question on....Read More HERE

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