A group of House Republicans wants to look deeper into who it is that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has employed on his team. The GOP members want more than a current list. They want the names of anyone who has ever been on the Mueller team. The reason for this is the revelations from the Inspector General’s report that there were more biased FBI agents than just Peter Strzok and Lisa Page. Five have been identified and that makes one wonder how many more are out there.
UPDATE: DOJ responds to the letter.
The DOJ continues to insist they’ve complied with document requests when they blatantly have not. This letter is an art form in creative writing. https://t.co/Ktf5qvzLdA
— Mark Meadows (@RepMarkMeadows) June 26, 2018
As Written and Reported By Samuel Chamberlain for Fox News:
A group of nine House Republican lawmakers has signed a letter asking Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to provide the names of everyone “past and present” who has worked on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.
The lawmakers say they are “disturbed” by the initial appointments to the probe of agents and attorneys with an anti-Trump bias. Their letter specifically references agent Peter Strzok, attorney Lisa Page and attorney Kevin Clinesmith.
“We know that these biases were shared among multiple people at the FBI and could be easily uncovered by Mr. Mueller with simple vetting,” the letter says. “These individuals should not have been given an opportunity to influence – directly or indirectly – this special counsel investigation.”
The letter also adds that the lawmakers are concerned that “there may be more politically biased investigators” working on Mueller’s team.
Republicans have said they believe Clinesmith is the attorney identified in DOJ Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz’s report on the Hillary Clinton email investigation as “Attorney 2.” The Horowitz report, released earlier this month, includes messages from “Attorney 2” lamenting Trump’s election as well as a missive reading “viva le resistance…..
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