Rep. Rose on Durham Testimony: We Deserve Better from Our Country’s Premier Law Enforcement Agency

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative John Rose (TN-06) took to the House Floor Tuesday to offer reaction and highlights from the testimony of Special Counsel John Durham last week during a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee.

The full remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below:

Mister Speaker, the American people heard a stunning testimony from Special Counsel John Durham last week during a House Judiciary Committee Hearing on his report examining the origins of the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane investigation against then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.

During the committee hearing, Special Counsel Durham testified that: the FBI did not have an adequate predicate to launch the investigation, the FBI failed to examine exculpatory evidence and interview key witnesses, and the FBI abused its FISA authorities. Special Counsel Durham also said that he was not aware of any evidence of collusion between President Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia.

As an attorney, I am alarmed by these revelations. The good folks of Middle Tennessee deserve better from our country’s premier law enforcement agency. House Republicans will do everything in our power to ensure our law enforcement institutions are carrying out the law equally so that we can end the two-tiered justice system.

You can watch the full speech here.

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