GOP Lawmakers Want Answers From DOJ Over AP Subpoenas

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 4:19 PM EDT) -- House Judiciary Committee Republicans on Wednesday pressed the Justice Department for answers about its controversial investigation into reporters at The Associated Press, asking whether the department had attempted to limit the scope of its subpoenas or exhausted all other investigative tools before requesting them.

In a letter addressed to Deputy Attorney General James Cole, who was named by Attorney General Eric Holder as leader of the investigation, 14 Republicans, including committee chairman Bob Goodlatte, said they had several questions about the DOJ’s actions following Holder’s May...
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