Justice Dept. IG to Probe Data Seizure From House Dems
The Justice Department's inspector general has agreed to probe how the department handled a leak investigation during the Trump administration that included a subpoena for metadata of some lawmakers, staff, and family members, CNN is reporting.
The news network had reported that the action came after Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco had requested the investigation. CNN said the IG's office announced the probe on Friday.
The New York Times said that prosecutors in the Justice Department under former President Donald Trump seized data from Apple from two Democrat lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee,