Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team has requested documents from the Justice Department related to the firing of FBI Director James Comey, according to a new report.The documents request, issued within the last month, also focused on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to recuse himself from an inquiry into Russian interference in the election, a source familiar with the request told ABC News.Interviews with top aides and principle subjects of an investigation are nearly always saved for the final stages.
Mark Salling appeared in a Los Angeles court on Monday, December 18, to plead guilty to possession of child pornography.
'No, I don't think Trump should do anything to him,' Gingrich told Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America. He created all kinds of problems,' Gohmert said Tuesday on Fox Business Network.
Gingrich had originally praised the choice of Mueller, but explained to Stephanopoulos that he changed his mind after hearing former FBI Director James Comey testify that he deliberately leaked documents to the New York Times in order to usher in a special counsel's appointment. Louis Gohmert, R-Texas, found this to be so troublesome that he recommended Trump give Mueller the boot.
The request is believed to be the first one targeting the very agency overseeing Mueller's probe.
It suggests that the special counsel is looking at whether President Donald Trump or other administration officials sought to interfere with the Russia investigation.