The leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday asked the FBI and the Justice Department to brief members of the committee on the events that led to the resignation of Michael Flynn as national security adviser.
"According to media reports, both the FBI and the Justice Department were involved. These reports raise substantial questions about the content and context of Mr. Flynn’s discussions with Russian officials, the conclusions reached by the Justice Department and the actions it took in response, as well as possible leaks of classified information by current and former government employees," Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the committee's chair, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the ranking member, wrote in a letter to the agencies. "Accordingly, we request that individuals with specific knowledge of these issues from both the FBI and Justice Department brief Committee Members and staff."
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