The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee intends to subpoena President Donald Trump's Justice Department, CNN reported Wednesday.
Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) is seeking memos that former FBI Director James Comey wrote to memorialize conversations with President Trump.
House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) and House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) are also seeking the memos.
Former Director Comey is currently on a book tour for his new blockbuster, A Higher Loyalty, which was officially released on Tuesday.
Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), the ranking Democrat on the committee, was notified of the subpoena on Wednesday, the Washington Times reported. This started is a two-day notice waiting period before the memo can be issued.
The subpoena would be officially issued to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Rep. Nadler, the ranking Democrat, slammed the decision.
Read my statement following notice of @RepGoodlatte’s proposed subpoena of @TheJusticeDept for #Comey memos: https://t.co/FqWDYbRrju— Rep. Nadler (@Rep. Nadler) 1524094876.0