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Congressman Lacy Clay

Representing the 1st District of Missouri

Clay Commends Chaffetz’s Call for DOJ Inspector General to Launch Probe into Troubling Circumstances Surrounding Trump’s Firing of FBI Director James Comey

May 11, 2017
Press Release
STATEMENT BY CONGRESSMAN WM. LACY CLAY (D) MISSOURI REGARDING HOUSE OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN JASON CHAFFETZ’S CALL FOR DEPT. OF JUSTICE INSPECTOR GENERAL TO LAUNCH AN INQUIRY INTO CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP’S FIRING OF FBI DIRECTOR JAMES COMEY

-WASHINGTON, DC

Note:  The following, in its entirety, is all first-person from Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri

“As a senior member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, I fully support and commend Chairman Jason Chaffetz’s decision to request a probe by the Department of Justice Inspector General into the troubling circumstances surrounding President Donald J. Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.  The integrity of our democracy is literally under assault, and the only way to defend it is to discover the whole truth and follow the evidence wherever it leads.”

 

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