WASHINGTON – A top Republican ally to President Trump said Sunday he’ll push to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt of Congress.
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and GOP members of House Intelligence Committee are frustrated the Department of Justice hasn’t turned over documents related to the conduct of Justice Department and FBI officials in their handling of an investigation during the 2016 presidential election.
“On Thursday we discovered that they are not going to comply with our subpoena,” Nunes said on “Fox and Friends Sunday.”
“The only thing left to do is we have to move quickly to hold the attorney general of the United States in contempt and that is what I will press for this week.”
Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has been investigating whether the Justice Department and FBI abused the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to monitor a member of the Trump campaign as part of the Russia probe.
It’s unclear if the GOP-led House of Representatives…