Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) does not want to wait for the possibility of a Republican-controlled House to investigate Attorney General Merrick Garland’s approval of the FBI raid of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate Monday.
Jordan, who is expected to be the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee if Republicans take back the House, told Fox News’s Laura Ingraham that he appreciates House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) calling for an investigation into Garland’s decision, but said that “we deserve answers now.”
“This Friday, we’re going back to vote on this stupid bill that the Democrats passed out of the Senate [Sunday], so we will be there all day Friday,” Jordan said, referring to the healthcare, tax, and climate spending bill called the Inflation Reduction Act.
Jordan said he wants Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray to come to the House Judiciary Committee this Friday and respond to questions about the Mar-a-Lago raid.
Ingraham noted that Republicans’ calls for government accountability had left many feeling disappointed. Jordan promised that would change, starting with demanding immediate answers following the Mar-a-Lago raid.... (Read more)
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