Former Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz continued the call for a second special prosecutor, on “Fox & Friends” Thursday, to investigate abuses by the federal government.
“What this indicates to me is [the inspector general] actually got some real evidence out there. And he’s warranting a second investigation,” Chaffetz said. “That should be coupled with a special prosecutor. Because there are a number of people that have left the employment of the government and Michael Horowitz as good and as talented as he and his staff are, they don’t have the jurisdiction to go talk to people who, like Mr. McCabe for instance who’s now left.”
“If you couple a special prosecutor, then they have the investigative tools in place to go interview those people and to prosecute those people if they find anything where people have broken the law,” he said.
Chaffetz believes special counsel Robert Mueller is refusing to look into Democrats and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for election meddling and said a second special prosecutor would be able to get the job done.
“This is also critical because Director Mueller is evidently not doing his job based on the one-page directive that he was given,” Chaffetz said. “Not only was he supposed to look at directly at Donald Trump and any collusion … but point number two on that one page was to follow the evidence of anything else that he might have seen about meddling in the election. And there is a lot of evidence about the Democrats and the Hillary Clinton campaign coordinating and spending money overseas on this fake dossier. But, it does not appear that Mueller is pursuing any of that.”
“That’s why I think the inspector general coupled with a yet to be named appointment of a special prosecutor is going to have to going to have to go do that job,” he concluded.
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