Charles Grassley, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena to ex-FBI agent Peter Strzok to appear on June 27 at 10:00 a.m.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) says he’ll issue subpoenas for former FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, but the panel’s top Democrat Dianne Feinstein (CA) has to agree to it per committee rules
Comey skipped out on appearing before Grassley’s committee this week following the June 14 release of DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s (OIG) report on FBI conduct during the Hillary Clinton email investigation – which dinged Comey for being “insubordinate” and showing poor judgement. Horowitz is conducting a separate investigation into the FBI’s counterintelligence operation on the Trump campaign, including allegations of FISA surveillance abuse.
Remember Mueller vs Concord Management and Consulting?
By indicting Russian businesses that belong to a Kremlin-connected defendant who cannot be forced to leave Russia, Mueller risked exactly what has happened: one of the businesses showing up to contest the case at no risk, in effect forcing Mueller to show this Kremlin-connected defendant what he’s got, even though he has no chance of getting the Kremlin-connected defendant convicted and sentenced to prison.
On May 9, Eric A. Dubelier, a partner with Reed Smith, a prestigious American law firm that represents Concord, entered a not guilty plea in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He also repeated his client’s interest for a speedy trial.
The Speedy Trial Act is a 44-year old federal law that dictates that a federal criminal case must begin within 70 days from the date of the indictment.
If measured from Concord’s attorney’s request for a speedy trial we’re 44 days into the 70 day window. Judge Friedrich has yet to rule on Mueller’s request for a delay on a trial that the indictment said the prosecution was ready to move forward with.