Jan 26 2018

Grassley, Graham Send Batch of Letters Related to Potential Political Influence on FBI

WASHINGTON – As part of their ongoing oversight efforts to ensure that the FBI’s law enforcement activities are free of improper political influence, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) yesterday sent six letters seeking information and documents regarding Christopher Steele’s work on behalf of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary for America. The letters seek information and documents relating to those political organizations’ knowledge of and involvement in Mr. Steele’s work and his reported interactions with the FBI while he was working on behalf of these political organizations.  The letters were sent to:

-          The Democratic National Committee (DNC)

-          Hillary for America (HFA)

-          Former DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

-          Former DNC Chair Donna Brazile

-          HFA Chair John Podesta

-          HFA Chief Strategist Joel Benenson