Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley released a fiery letter aimed at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Wednesday, demanding answers over allegations of widespread abuse and anti-Trump bias throughout the Department of Justice.
Grassley’s letter cited numerous examples of recent scandals surrounding Robert Mueller’s botched probe into allegations of Russian-Trump collusion throughout the 2016 campaign; slamming reports that senior FBI agents exchanged Trump-bashing text messages during the investigation.
“Some of these texts appear to go beyond merely expressing a private political opinion, and appear to cross the line into taking some official action to create an ‘insurance policy’ against a Trump presidency,” he writes.
“Any improper political influence or motives in the course of any FBI investigation must be brought to light and fully addressed,” he adds. “What steps have you taken to determine whether Mr. Strzok, Mr. Page, and Mr. McCabe should face disciplinary action for their conduct?”
The chorus of GOP legislators calling for Robert Mueller’s removal grew this week, after bombshell reports revealed rampant anti-Trump behavior throughout the special counsel’s office.
Read Grassley’s fiery letter here.