Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has asked the FBI to supply memos allegedly in existence that were written by former director James Comey which describe President Trump asking for an end of the probe into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.
In a letter to acting FBI director Andrew McCabe, Chaffetz, who is the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, wrote, “According to the report, ‘Mr. Comey created similar memos – including some that are classified – about every phone call and meeting he had with the president.’ If true, these memoranda raise questions as to whether the President attempted to influence or impede the FBI’s investigation as it relates to Lt. Gen. Flynn.”
Chaffetz went on to ask for all copies of any existing memoranda written by Comey.
Chaffetz also sent out some tweets on the matter, one of which threatened a subpoena if the memoranda are not turned over to the House Committee.
.@GOPoversight is going to get the Comey memo, if it exists. I need to see it sooner rather than later. I have my subpoena pen ready.
— Jason Chaffetz (@jasoninthehouse) May 16, 2017
A copy of Chaffetz’s letter is included below.
201705-16 Chaffetz letter to McCabe Re: FBI Memos