Top Senate Republicans split on need to investigate secret DOJ subpoenas of Democratic lawmakers
The top two Senate Republican leaders were split Monday over the need for Congress to investigate secret Trump-era Justice Department subpoenas to two Democratic members of the House Intelligence Committee, both frequent critics of the former President.
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Here's the biggest problem DOJ watchdog faces
Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco has asked the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate the department's handling of a leak investigation into former President Donald Trump's political enemies that included a subpoena to collect metadata of lawmakers, staff and some family members, according to a Justice Department official.
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Democratic lawmaker: Trump 'weaponized' DOJ
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), whose data was seized by the Trump administration as part of a leak probe, tells CNN's Jim Sciutto that he believes Trump weaponized the Justice Department to dig into private communications of his political opponents.
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