The Hill: Senate GOP shifts focus to Lynch
Senate Republicans are clamouring to hear from Loretta Lynch after former FBI Director James Comey raised concerns about her involvement in the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are seizing on Comey’s testimony earlier this month that he was concerned over the former attorney general telling the FBI to refer to the Clinton investigation as a "matter," which resembled the Clinton campaign line.
The move could allow Republicans to attempt to pivot away from the investigation into Russia's election meddling — which top GOP lawmakers have signaled belongs to the Intelligence Committee — and focus on Lynch, who has long been a target of Republicans.
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WNU Editor: Laying the groundwork for a Special Counsel on the Clinton email scandal as well as diverting attention away from the Special Counsel on President Trump? We shall see.