Attorney General Jeff Session sat down with Fox News’ Shannon Bream for an exclusive interview Wednesday evening.
When asked about a second special counsel to investigate FISA abuse, AG Sessions said he appointed someone outside of DC to investigate the allegations brought forth by the House Judiciary Committee.
This statement left a lot of people confused. Who was Sessions talking about? Is he talking about the Inspector General or a special counsel?
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On Tuesday, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) demanded the appointment of a second special counsel to investigate FISA abuses
Last week, GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin sent a letter to AWOL Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to appoint a Special Counsel to investigate FISA abuses and how/why Hillary’s probe ended and Trump’s Russia probe began.
At the time of this publication, thirteen GOP Reps. have signed Zeldin’s letter.
Wednesday evening AG Sessions confirmed to Shannon Bream he has appointed someone outside of Washington to investigate.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) March 8, 2018
On Thursday, Shannon Bream confirmed with the Attorney General’s office that Sessions was not talking about the Inspector General, but a separate “senior federal prosecutor.”
AG’s office confirms this is NOT the IG, but a separate “senior federal prosecutor” outside DC. https://t.co/x7OFhZB30s
— Shannon Bream (@ShannonBream) March 8, 2018
The name of the senior federal prosecutor is unknown at this time.
The Gateway Pundit will update as more information becomes available.