As leader of the House Intelligence Committee, Trey Gowdy takes his work very seriously. While the special prosecutor, former FBI director and James Comey’s pal – Robert Mueller may be taking his sweet time to get to the bottom of “Russian collusion” and press charges against President Trump’s campaign team, Trey Gowdy is not.
Despite the fact that it is a total witch hunt, Gowdy’s committee is working hard to investigate the matter.
The FBI and DOJ were both subpoenaed back in January and neither has come forward with their information on the bogus Russian dossier that was being passed around during last year’s presidential campaign.
FAKE NEWS – A TOTAL POLITICAL WITCH HUNT!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 11, 2017
The FBI and DOJ had until September 1, 2017 to comply, but they didn’t.
Now, Gowdy has issued subpoenas directly to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director Christopher Wray and is only giving them a few days to comply.
“We got nothing,” explained Gowdy. “The witnesses have not been produced and the documents have not been produced.”
The board has additionally broadened the due date of the first subpoenas to Sept. 14.
These subpoenas request that the two clarify, to the board and face to face, why the underlying subpoenas were not satisfied.
“I need to know the degree to which it was depended upon, if by any stretch of the imagination, by any of our insight organizations or government law requirement offices,” Gowdy stated, “and to the degree it was depended upon, how could they vet, or either certify or negate, the data in it?”
For a considerable length of time the council has been looking for data on the FBI’s relationship to the dossier’s creator, Christopher Steele, a previous British knowledge specialist, reports Dan Sessions. Republican administrators have indicated enthusiasm for the dossier, and some have charged that it perhaps started as a restriction look into venture against Trump.