Thursday, June 1, 2017
House Intelligence Committee Issues Some Unexpected Subpoenas in the Russia Probe
From Red State by Streiff
The Wall Street Journal reports that the House Intelligence Committee issued seven subpoenas today in its probe of the Trump-Russia collusion. The targets of four of these subpoenas remain unleaked, but that will probably change by tomorrow. The three that we know about are very interesting:
The committee has subpoenaed the National Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Central Intelligence Agency for information about what is called “unmasking.” Republicans on the committee have been pushing for a thorough investigation of how the names of Trump campaign officials became exposed in classified intelligence reports based off intelligence community intercepts.
Those subpoenas seek information on requests made by former national security adviser Susan Rice, former CIA Director John Brennan and former United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power......