House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Tuesday night called for a hearing on the FBI’s findings regarding Hillary Clinton’s used of a private email server during her time as secretary of state.
“We’re going to have hearings. Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the Government Oversight Committee, is going to be calling up James Comey to ask questions. He didn’t answer any questions with the press. And our judiciary committee has sent a number of questions,” Ryan told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly. “There are a lot of unanswered questions here.”
FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday announced that he does not recommend prosecuting Clinton, but he said that the former secretary of state was “careless” with classified information.
Ryan said on Fox News that he was confused by Comey’s recommendation based on the FBI’s findings.
“What I don’t understand is after he lists this laundry list of violations, he comes to that conclusion,” Ryan said.
Other Republican House members are on board with Ryan’s call to hold hearings, including Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), the head of the House’s oversight panel.
“I do think it’s appropriate to hear from the FBI director and the inspectors general,” he said Tuesday, according to Politico.
During his interview on Fox News, Ryan also said that the director of national intelligence should block Clinton from reviewing classified information during the presidential campaign.
Watch Ryan’s interview via Fox News: