House Republicans mulling subpoena for Comey on FBI actions before 2016 election

House Republicans mulling subpoena for Comey on FBI actions before 2016 election
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[Ed. – What’s to mull? Do it.  Note that Comey is willing to provide public testimony because he can claim numerous things mustn’t be disclosed in public.  Can’t make that excuse in a closed-door session.]

House Republicans are mulling whether to issue a subpoena to compel former FBI Director James Comey to testify on Capitol Hill about the bureau’s actions before the 2016 election.

A Republican House Judiciary Committee aide said the committee invited Comey to come in for a closed-door transcribed interview but Comey declined the invitation. Republicans are now prepared to issue a subpoena to compel his appearance, the aide told Fox News.

Comey’s lawyer, David Kelley, had sent a letter to the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees this week refusing a closed door deposition but saying the former director was open to public testimony.

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