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.
— (((Rep. Nadler))) (@RepJerryNadler) April 18, 2018