Attorney General Loretta Lynch testifies at the House Judiciary Committee regarding issues facing the Justice Department, including Hillary Clinton. The committee will also seek information about the disturbing politicization of the Justice Department under the Obama Administration, including the Department’s involvement in crafting the New Orleans Police Department’s sanctuary policy and its use of mortgage settlements to funnel money to third-party activist groups.
“Additionally, the recent announcement by FBI Director Comey that he does not recommend criminal charges be brought against Hillary Clinton for her mishandling of classified information raises serious concerns,” Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said in a statement. “It is uniquely troubling in light of Attorney General Lynch’s secret meeting with former President Bill Clinton. No one is above the law and the American people need to know that federal law enforcement is taking this misconduct seriously.”
AG Lynch came under heavy fire for meeting secretly with former President Bill Clinton on her taxpayer-funded airplane in Phoenix at a time when his wife, the former secretary of state and presumptive Democratic nominee, was under criminal investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for mishandling classified information.
“I look forward to hearing from Attorney General Lynch and learning more about how she and the Justice Department are addressing these important issues,” Chairman Goodlatte added.