Arizona representatives Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar joined Rep. Ron DeSantis in sending a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and US Attorney John Huber, asking them to investigate former FBI Director James Comey, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, former Acting Director of the FBI Andrew McCabe, FBI Agent Peter Strzok and FBI Counsel Lisa Page for potential violation of federal statutes.
“The political elite are not immune from the rule of law, and those in positions of high authority should be treated the same as any other American,” DeSantis said. “If former officials, including Hillary Clinton and James Comey, broke the law then they need to be held accountable. We ask that the Department of Justice move swiftly to ensure that violations of federal statutes by high officials are identified and prosecuted.”
“The investigations into the Hillary Clinton and the Presidential Campaign revealed egregious levels of misconduct and mishandling of sensitive information,” said Gosar. “The actions of these government officials outlined in our letter point to evidence of corruption and possible treason. It’s time these unelected bureaucrats stop hiding behind their titles and start being held to the same standards as every other American.”
Earlier this week, Biggs blasted Comey for “salacious claims about his interactions with President Donald Trump.”
“Mr. Comey potentially committed a serious crime by leaking government documents – some that may have been classified – to a friend to send to the press. He did so intentionally to manipulate an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections. By committing this action and compounding it with his profit-seeking book tour, Mr. Comey publicly justified many of the internal reasons why President Trump fired him. Mr. Comey has jeopardized the reputation and hard work of the patriotic agents who worked for him at the FBI,” said Biggs.
“Mr. Comey may have mistrusted President Trump, but he was constitutionally obligated to serve the President that the American people elected. The FBI is not an independent branch of government, and President Trump was fully within his right to terminate his employment. Unfortunately, Mr. Comey’s mutiny and potential criminal activity has been applauded by the left and the mainstream media.” Biggs concluded, “Justice should be served, and it must start with James Comey’s actions.”