During Lame Duck Session, House GOP Intends To Subpoena James Comey

Former FBI Director James Comey.Screengrab/NBC News/YouTube

Outgoing House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte plans to subpoena James Comey and Loretta Lynch.

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte intends to subpoena former FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch to question them regarding their decision-making process ahead of the 2016 election, according to a House Democratic aide who spoke with Reuters on Friday.

Via RawStory:

> The plans by Republican Chairman Bob Goodlatte were immediately blasted by ranking Democrat Jerrold Nadler, who is expected to take over as chairman of the panel next year.


> “These subpoenas are coming out of the blue, with very little time left on the calendar,” Nadler said in a statement, adding that Comey and Lynch had indicated “months ago” they would be willing to answer questions voluntarily.