White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs had some choice words for King earlier today.
"I don't think even Peter King would have the audacity to in some way put the Salahis in the trifecta of Watergate, 9/11 or some of the financial dealings," he told reporters in his morning gaggle.
Set aside the fact that King, in the Republican minority, has no subpoena power.
Meanwhile, President Obama told USA Today "the system didn't work the way it was supposed to."
Watch King's remark:
Late Update: King responds to the Gibbs dig:
"The only audacity I had was 'the audacity of hope' that the White House would be honest. Â Unfortunately, they are more interested in covering up and stonewalling."