US HR488 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 24-0)
Status: Introduced on July 28 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-09-28 - Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 88.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Of inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the removal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey. Requests the President and directs the U.S. Attorney General to transmit to the House of Representatives copies of any document or communication in their possession that refers or relates to: the removal of James B. Comey from his position as Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the participation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Comey's removal; the scope or application of Sessions's recusal from investigations of matters related to the presidential campaign and the application of such recusal to Comey's removal; the scope or application of executive privilege as applied to Sessions's testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on June 13, 2017; President Trump's Twitter statement on May 12, 2017, that "James Comey better hope that there are no tapes of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!"; any system used by the White House to secretly record conversations between the President and Comey; any contemporaneous account of any meeting between such individuals; any communication Donald Trump, Jr., Paul Manafort, or Jared Kushner may have had with Sessions or Comey that relates to their June 9, 2016, meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya, Rinat Akhmetshin, and Irakly Kaveladze; any analysis regarding the violation of any criminal law with respect to such meeting as it may pertain to a federal campaign's attempt to obtain information that would incriminate Hillary Clinton from a foreign government; and the disposition or review of any application for a security clearance submitted by Kushner or Sessions.

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Title

Of inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the removal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey.

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-09-28HousePlaced on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 88.
2017-09-28HouseReported adversely (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 115-335.
2017-09-07HouseOrdered to be Reported Unfavorably (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 8.
2017-09-07HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2017-07-28HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2017-07-28HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HR446 (Related) 2017-09-08 - Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 82.

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