Apr 7, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump blasts DOJ over its response to House Judiciary subpoena

President Trump criticized the Department of Justice and FBI for failing to meet a Thursday subpoena deadline from the House Judiciary Committee for documents related to the FBI's actions in events surrounding the 2016 presidential election, including alleged FISA abuses and the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

What's going on: Last week, FBI Director Christopher Wray announced that he was doubling the staff working on Judiciary's request, which could require the Bureau to review and redact over a million documents. Judiciary's subpoena gave the DOJ and FBI just two weeks to respond. Per The Hill, DOJ says that it has been in "ongoing communication" with Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) regarding the request.

Flashback: Trump also touched on the matter earlier this week before the deadline had expired:

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