House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) have struck a deal with the Justice Department for documents on “key” DOJ decisions from 2016 and 2017, CNN’s Manu Raju reported.
Gowdy and Goodlatte reach a deal with Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd and US Attorney John Lausch to review documents related to key Justice Department decisions in 2016 and 2017 – as GOP targets Clinton email inquiry and Russia probe
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) April 23, 2018
The Republican chairman duo have for months lobbied the DOJ for information on a range of supposed abuses that took place within the department, including a GOP-led call for more information on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant to spy on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page. Page’s surveillance was the subject of a much-hyped House Intelligence Committee memo earlier this year that omitted evidence suggesting the former Trump campaign advisor has been suspected of acting as a Russian foreign agent since at least 2014.