Chairman Nunes Releases Statement After Being Given Access to “Electronic Communication” Document From DOJ
Fox News’ Catherine Herridge reported Wednesday evening that House Intel Chairman Devin Nunes received access to the requested two-page unredacted document from the DOJ.
Chairman Nunes threatened to hold Rosenstein and Wray in contempt if they didn’t produce the document by midnight Wednesday after missing the initial April 5th deadline.
Nunes released a statement after meeting with Rosenstein and was given access to the 2-page “Electronic Communication” document.
Chairman Nunes said in a statement via House Intel website:
“After numerous unfulfilled requests for an Electronic Communication (EC) related to the opening of the FBI’s Russia counterintelligence probe, Chairman Trey Gowdy and I met this afternoon with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. During the meeting, we were finally given access to a version of the EC that contained the information necessary to advance the Committee’s ongoing investigation of the Department of Justice and FBI. Although the subpoenas issued by this Committee in August 2017 remain in effect, I’d like to thank Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein for his cooperation today.”
The 2-page document known as the “Electronic Communication” is what launched the investigation into the Trump-Russia collusion probe.
Nunes told Sara Carter the “Electronic Communication” is a central piece of information necessary to their ongoing investigation into the FBI and related matters.
Fox News Producer Jake Gibson also stated the DOJ handed over another 1,000 pages of classified materials Wednesday evening.
It took Nunes threatening to hold Rosenstein and Wray in contempt and impeachment in order to finally get this very important document.
Nunes & Gowdy were “finally given access to a version the Electronic Communication that contained the information necessary to advance the Committee’s ongoing investigation of the Department of Justice and FBI.” https://t.co/svm7bWpfJu
— Nick Short 🇺🇸 (@PoliticalShort) April 11, 2018
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