Graham wants to hear from Obama’s attorney-general about Comey
Sen. Lindsey Graham told CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday that former Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch needs to answer questions about ousted FBI director James B. Comey’s testimony last week that she requested he call the investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email a “matter.”
“I want to hear from Loretta Lynch,” said Mr. Graham, South Carolina Republican and a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. “I want Comey to come to our committee.”
Mr. Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week that he believed both that Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s continued oversight of the Russia investigation would be “problematic” and that Ms. Lynch had directed him to use the same language as Mrs. Clinton’s presidential campaign.
He also said Ms. Lynch “had directed me not to call it an ‘investigation’ but instead to call it a ‘matter,’ which confused me and concerned me.”
“This should be in the Judiciary Committee,” said Mr. Graham. “If the attorney general’s office has become a political office, that’s bad for the American people.”
“I want to hear from Loretta Lynch,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday.