A former congressman who uncovered key details about the Hillary Clinton-funded dossier and the U.S. government’s involvement in utilizing the document says the House of Representatives should form a special panel to investigate the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI.
“If you look at the most important issue at the highest level in terms of government corruption, it’s got to be the Department of Justice,” former Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) said on EpochTV’s “Kash’s Corner.”
“There’s going to have to be an investigation like none that’s ever been done before.”
The investigation should probe the 2012 Benghazi attacks, which top Obama administration officials falsely said stemmed from a protest but was actually planned beforehand; the DOJ’s involvement in President Donald Trump’s impeachment over a phone call with Ukraine’s president; the handling of prosecutions over the Jan. 6, 2021, breach of the U.S. Capitol; and the FBI operation that led to the arrests of men for allegedly plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Nunes said.
The investigation would also cover how the DOJ received and utilized the anti-Trump dossier put together by former British spy Christopher Steele, an effort paid for by Trump’s 2016 presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, and the Democratic National Committee.
The proposed investigation would be so large that only a special committee could properly do it, such as the one put together to probe the Capitol breach, said Nunes, who is a former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and now serves as the CEO of Truth Social, Trump’s social media network.
“It’s got to be a big staff and it’s got to be people that are serious about reining in the Department of Justice,” Nunes said. “The House for sure can create a special committee of some kind, give it funding, and run this investigation.
“I don’t see how else they’re going to do it.”
The proposal is on hold until after the swearing in of the new Congress in January 2023. Republicans are optimistic about not only flipping control of the lower chamber, but gaining a substantial majority.