GOP House Judiciary Committee to subpoena Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein over Comey memos: report
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA). Photo by Gage Skidmore.

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.