The RussiaGate conspiracy theory has been at the forefront of democratic politics for well over two years now, and it has shown no signs of dissipating before the 2020 election.
Liberal lawmakers have been alleging that Donald Trump is some sort of Kremlin plant from even before the real estate mogul was elected to the White House. Hillary Clinton infamously insinuated this during her head-to-head debates with The Donald, sparking an apparent movement within the democratic party.
Now, as the rest of the nation looks to move on, House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler is hellbent on amassing some renewed interest in the case, but the Department of Justice is having none of it.
The Justice Department told a judge Friday that the House Judiciary Committee shouldn’t be granted access to unreleased material from the former special counsel’s Russia investigation as it weighs whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Trump.
The committee had filed a petition in federal court for lawmakers to obtain the grand jury material to determine whether to recommend articles of impeachment against Trump for his knowledge of any potential “criminal acts” by him or his associates related to conspiring with Russia.
The department argued lawmakers have “come nowhere close to demonstrating a particularized need” for the information.
The RussiaGate foible has had a deleterious effect on the democratic party, as Americans grow ever more wary of how their public servants are spending their time on Capitol Hill.
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