Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC)
House Republicans, like the Beltway media, are whipping themselves into a
frenzy over Hillary Clinton's emails. But unlike the media, House Republicans
can issue subpoenas, and not one, not two, but three committees are talking
about doing so:
> Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) says his House Oversight and Government Affairs
Committee is opening an investigation into whether Clinton violated government
record-keeping and security regulations by using a private email server to
handle official State Department communications. Chaffetz has threatened to
subpoena Clinton to get what he wants.
> California Rep. Ed Royce’s House Foreign Affairs Committee has signaled it
might jump in as well, emailing at least one reporter seeking information
about internal State Department concerns regarding Clinton’s emails.
> And Rep. Trey Gowdy’s (R-S.C.) Benghazi select committee, which has drawn
the most headlines so far, has issued a subpoena for all of Clinton’s State
Department communications, with a deadline in the coming weeks. Gowdy’s panel
is also actively exploring options with congressional attorneys about whether
they can take control of Clinton’s email server, which is stored in her
Westchester County, N.Y., home.
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