The New Paper

June 14, 2021

DOJ Inspector General launches review

The DOJ Inspector General announced a review of the DOJ’s use of subpoenas and other legal authorities to obtain communication records of certain members of Congress and the news media under the Trump administration.

More context: The statement (source) notes that the subpoenas were issued in connection with “recent investigations of alleged unauthorized disclosures of information to the media by government officials.”

Extra: The announcement did not allege any specific wrongdoing, but noted that the review will examine compliance with applicable policies and procedures.

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