Thursday, January 25, 2018

Sen. Chuck Grassley accuses FBI, Justice Department of blocking key information on Russia dossier

The GOP is putting the pressure on the FBI to give up the documents that will show how much they were in the tank for Hillary and for trying to knock off Trumps pursuit of the presidency.    

NewsMax reports the powerful head of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday accused the FBI and the Justice Department of bad faith in trying to suppress key sensitive details of the Russian election meddling scandal in 2016 and the Obama administration’s handling of the investigation.

In the latest sign of rising bad blood between congressional Republicans and the nation’s top law enforcement agencies, committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley, Iowa Republican, took to the Senate floor to say the FBI and Justice Department appeared to be abusing classification standards to prevent the release of information to back up his criminal referral for Christopher Steele, the former British intelligence officer and author of the infamous Trump opposition research dossier, for lying to federal investigators. He said the lack of cooperation raised larger questions.

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