House committee subpoenas FBI lawyer Lisa Page for private interview

House committee subpoenas FBI lawyer Lisa Page for private interview

[Ed. – In this case, it’s not the Intelligence Committee but the Judiciary Committee.  That said, it should be interesting.  As little as these folks want to disclose, something meaningful always does come out.]

The House Judiciary Committee has issued a subpoena for Lisa Page, the former FBI lawyer who exchanged text messages with FBI agent Peter Strzok critical of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, to appear on Capitol Hill for a closed-door interview Wednesday morning, according to congressional officials familiar with the subpoena. …

Page’s attorney Amy Jeffress said they have been “working with the Committee staff to arrange Lisa’s voluntary appearance,” suggesting her client needs more time to prepare for an interview. …

A committee aide said the panel expects Page to appear on Wednesday, but did not immediately respond to questions about the statement from Page’s attorney.

The House Judiciary and Oversight committees have scheduled a public hearing with Strzok for later this week, following a marathon closed-door interview and a contentious open hearing with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Chris Wray two weeks ago.

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