(ConservativeHub.com) – According to a recent report from The Hill, House Republicans have argued that following the final report released by special counsel John Durham at the end of the four-year investigation, their claims about law enforcement and federal intelligence agencies being weaponized are strengthened.
House Republican Conference Chairwoman Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) released a statement claiming the report confirmed that there were high-ranking people in the government who had weaponized the federal government and used it against former President Donald Trump.
According to the report, the FBI lacked the necessary information or evidence when it first opened its “Crossfire Hurricane” investigation into the alleged connection between Russia and Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. In his report, Durham stopped short of recommending charges, but he did argue that the FBI’s handling of the case was “seriously deficient.” He accused the agency of depending on intelligence that was “uncorroborated” and not properly analyzed.
According to The Hill, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-LA) spoke during a news conference, quoting the report to question who would be accountable for the situation that transpired.
Meanwhile, Jim Jordan (R-OH), who heads the House Judiciary Committee, also offered an invitation for Durham to speak in front of the select subcommittee on government weaponization, which was originally created as part of the concessions made by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in order to win the Speaker’s gavel.
Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) in his comments said that they were already sure of what Durham would find, and that the report just confirms what they already believed.
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