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Tue Jun 15, 2021, 11:13 AM

GOP's Stefanik defends Trump DOJ secret subpoenas [View all]

Source: The Hill

House GOP Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) on Tuesday defended the Justice Department's efforts to secretly seize phone, email and other records from a pair of House Democratic lawmakers, their aides and reporters as officials aggressively pursued leak investigations during the Trump era.

Stefanik serves on the House Intelligence Committee, alongside two California Democrats and vocal critics of former President Donald Trump, Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff and Rep. Eric Swalwell, who had their records subpoenaed without their knowledge.

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But Stefanik, a Trump loyalist who recently replaced Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) in the House GOP leadership, alleged that Schiff and others on the Intelligence Committee had inappropriately leaked information to the press in the past.

"Having served on the House Intelligence Committee, we've seen illegal leaks from our colleagues on the House Intelligence Committee, and there have been numerous referrals to the Department of Justice," Stefanik said at a news conference Tuesday. "So I think it's important that the Department of Justice determine if there were any illegal leaks, leaks by members of Congress, or their staff members.


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