In Lame Duck Session, House GOP To Hold Hearings On Clinton Foundation

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Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) said Republicans plan to hear testimony from the U.S. attorney investigating the Clintons.

House Republicans intend to hear testimony from the prosecutor former Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed to investigation the Clinton Foundation, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) said on Tuesday.

The Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations told Hill.TV’s “Rising” that they will question U.S. Attorney John Huber on December 5 regarding his investigation into potential wrongdoing by the Clinton foundation.

> “Mr. Huber with the Department of Justice and FBI has been having an investigation — at least part of his task was to look at the Clinton Foundation and what may or may not have happened as it relates to improper activity with that charitable foundation, so we’ve set a hearing date for December the 5th,” he told Hill.TV during an interview on Wednesday.


> Meadows, who is also the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, said the committee plans to delve into a number of Republicans concerns surrounding the foundation, including whether any tax-exempt proceeds were used for personal gain and whether the foundation complied with IRS laws.

Huber has been working with the Justice Department since last year, looking into conservative accusations of misconduct at the FBI and several issues surrounding Hillary and Bill Clinton, including the former secretary of state’s role in a past sale of uranium to Russia and the couple's charitable foundation.

> Huber’s work has remained shrouded in mystery. The White House has released little information about Huber’s assignment other than Sessions’s address to Congress saying his appointed successor should address concerns raised by Republicans.

> But Meadows said the committee thinks it’s time Huber gives an update to Congress about his findings and expects him to be one of the witnesses at the hearing.

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