Former Congressman Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday during an appearance on “Fox & Friends” that there’s a real possibility that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may be held in contempt of Congress before the week’s out.
“The focal point of these so-called FISA documents includes a signature from Rod Rosenstein,” the Fox News contributor said. “And [Rep.] Mark Meadows makes the right point, which is: You’re doing an investigation that includes a signature line from Rod Rosenstein, how can [he] continue to be leading this investigation.”
With Attorney General Jeff Sessions recusing himself, Rosenstein oversees Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Meadows, who heads the House Freedom Caucus, is considering the introduction of a resolution to hold Rosenstein in contempt of Congress that may force a vote before the House begins a five-week recess on Thursday.
A driving factor is an accusation Rosenstein is stonewalling Congress in its attempt to obtain documents that may expose the origins of Russian collusion investigation.
“They know that the focal point of this was the so-called dossier,” Chaffetz said, before noting that Andrew McCabe, the former deputy director of the FBI, said they would not have gone forward with the FISA application that permitted surveillance on members of the Trump campaign if it wasn’t for the dossier.
Which was paid for by the Hillary Clinton campaign.
When asked about if the Mueller probe will be allowed to run through the midterm elections, Chaffetz cited Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., to say, “You can’t continue on for years into this, you’re helping to tear apart the country.”
“We haven’t seen any evidence, and what is the so-called crime that was committed? he asked. “That’s what Rudy Giuliani talks about, what was the supposed crime?”
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- Left-wing book publisher made to regret describing women as ‘womb-carriers’ - June 24, 2022
- ‘The Cringe is too strong’: KJB struggles to explain Biden’s ‘painful transition’ to green energy - June 24, 2022
- Mo Brooks sends actual ‘blanket pardon’ letter to the press to shut down Jan 6 committee’s twisted lie - June 24, 2022
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.