“Today, congressional Republicans showed they are intransigent, refusing to hold even a single hearing into the outrageous behavior by the Trump administration. They gutted our resolution of inquiry into the firing of James Comey by – literally – trying to erase any discussion of it from the resolution. Instead, they substituted in language from bogus, right-wing conspiracy theories about former officials who currently hold no office.
“Even when the Senate Judiciary committee is exercising its power to conduct oversight and protect our democracy, Republicans on the House Judiciary committee are refusing to take necessary action.”
Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee have been calling on their Republican colleagues to conduct oversight of the Trump administration, but the committee has not held a single hearing on these matters. House Judiciary Democrats have written to Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) four times to request hearings on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. Judiciary Democrats have also filed four resolutions of inquiry (Rep. Jerrold Nadler’s (D-NY)
Issues: Government Reform & Ethics