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September 06, 2017

Rep. Nunes Threatens to Hold AG Sessions, FBI Head Wray in Contempt If They Do Not Produce Documents Related to FBI Investigation Into Fusion GPS' Pee Party Dossier

I don't know why Sessions, in particular, is stonewalling; I assume the actual stonewalling is being done by his inferiors.

However, by allowing his inferiors to stonewall, he's complicit.

Turn the documents over. This whole bunch of nonsense produced a special counsel; the public has a right to know how this particular sausage was actually made.

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes lashed out at Attorney General Jeff Sessions last week in a letter where he threatened Sessions with a public grilling if he doesn't produce documents about the Russia dossier to the House intelligence committee.

Nunes, who despite stepping aside from directing the House Russia investigation has been leading his own separate investigation, accused Sessions and the FBI of stonewalling him repeatedly in a September 1 letter obtained by CNN. In the letter, he threatened to drag Sessions and FBI Director Christopher Wray before the committee for a public grilling and hold them in contempt of Congress -- a jailable offense -- if they don't hand over the documents.

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"If all responsive documents are not produced by the revised deadline, the Attorney General and Director of the FBI (Christopher Wray) shall appear before the committee at 9 a.m. on September 14, 2017 in room HVC-210 of the US Capitol during an open hearing, to explain under oath DOJ's and FBI's unwillingness or inability to comply in full with the subpoenas issued on August 24," Nunes wrote.

Unfortunately Nunes is the only representative signing the letter -- which indicates the rest of the committee isn't in favor of this.

Why are they cooperating in hiding information? I thought this was so important that we must know everything about it.


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