WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform and Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations sent a letter to Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, renewing their request to then-Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) asking to convene a hearing with Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz.
Inspector General Horowitz is expected to release a report examining the Justice Department’s and FBI’s compliance with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) on December 9, 2019. Inspector General Horowitz has agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 11, 2019 about his review. No House Committee has yet scheduled a hearing on this report.
Excerpts from the letter:
“On April 10, 2019, we wrote to then-Chairman Elijah E. Cummings asking him to convene a hearing with Inspector General Michael Horowitz following the conclusion of the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) examination of compliance with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).”
“With the significant public interest in this matter, we trust that you will invite Inspector General Horowitz at a hearing of the Committee in the near future and we ask that you work with us to choose a date for this hearing.”
Full text of the letter can be found here.