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Breaking: Jerry Nadler N’ Fellow Dems Launch Investigation Into Trump’s Doj ‘Secret Subpoenas’

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The House Judiciary Committee announced on Monday that it would be opening an investigation into the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) secret subpoenas of data from members of Congress and multiple journalists during the Trump administration.

“Recent reports suggest that, during the Trump Administration, the Department of Justice used criminal investigations as a pretext to spy on President Trump’s perceived political enemies,” panel Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said in the announcement.

“It remains possible that these cases — which now include Members of Congress, members of the press, and President Trump’s own White House Counsel — are isolated incidents,” Nadler added. “Even if these reports are completely unrelated, they raise serious constitutional and separation of power concerns. Congress must make it extraordinarily difficult, if not impossible, for the Department to spy on the Congress or the news media.”

Last week, it was first reported by The New York Times that DOJ officials had subpoenaed Apple for information regarding accounts belonging to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), both vocal critics of then-President Trump, as well as their aides and fam… (Read more)

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