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H.Res. 446 (115th): 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.


The text of the resolution below is as of Jul 14, 2017 (Introduced).


IV

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 446

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 14, 2017

(for herself and Mr. Cicilline) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

RESOLUTION

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.

That the President is requested, and Attorney General of the United States is directed, to transmit, respectively (in a manner appropriate to classified information, if the President or Attorney General determines appropriate), to the House of Representatives, not later than 14 days after the date of the adoption of this resolution, copies of any document, record, audio recording, memo, correspondence, or other communication in their possessions, or any portion of any such communication, that refers or relates to the following:

(1)

The firing of Director James B. Comey of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

(2)

The participation of Attorney General Jefferson Sessions in the removal of Director Comey.

(3)

The scope or application of Attorney General Sessions’ recusal from any existing or future investigations of any matters in any way related to the campaigns for President of the United States.

(4)

The application of Attorney General Sessions’ recusal to the removal of Director Comey.

(5)

The scope or application of executive privilege as applied to the June 13, 2017, testimony of Attorney General Sessions before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

(6)

President Donald J. Trump’s statement, communicated via Twitter on May 12, 2017 at 8:26 a.m.: James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!.

(7)

Any system used by the White House to secretly record conversations between President Trump and Director Comey.

(8)

Any contemporaneous account of any meeting between President Trump and Director Comey.