FBI Director James Comey, backed by law enforcement personnel, addresses a news conference Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Photo: Jim Mone / AP

The decisions made by the Department of Justice during the 2016 campaign are getting a Congressional investigation, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy announced Tuesday. The "outstanding questions" they want to answer:

  • "FBI's decision to publicly announce the investigation into Secretary Clinton's handling of classified information but not to publicly announce the investigation into campaign associates of then-candidate Donald Trump"
  • "FBI's decision to notify Congress by formal letter of the status of the investigation both in October and November of 2016"
  • "FBI's decision to appropriate full decision making in respect to charging or not charging Secretary Clinton to the FBI rather than the DOJ"

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