Dem who will head House Judiciary Committee says he’ll shut down FBI, DOJ probes

Dem who will head House Judiciary Committee says he’ll shut down FBI, DOJ probes
Jerrold Nadler (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Of course he will.  On the other hand, could we really trust anything that came out of the probes if they continued under the Democrats’ House leadership?  Oh, and they plan to swarm Matt Whitaker, regardless of the status of the permanent AG role, for which former Bush 41 official William Barr was nominated today.  It’s going to be a lot worse for everyone in Washington starting in less than four weeks.]

The Democrat poised to lead the House Judiciary Committee next year says he has no intention of continuing the GOP-led investigation into FBI and Justice Department (DOJ) decisionmaking during the 2016 election.

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), who stepped outside of the ongoing closed-door interview with former FBI Director James Comey, told reporters Friday that he plans to end the probe come January.


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Nadler also told reporters that, while he just learned about Trump’s nomination of William Barr to serve as attorney general — a role Barr previously held under George H.W. Bush’s administration — and while the confirmation process for Barr is still a ways off, he still has “lots of questions” for Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.

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