Grassley Presses FBI, DOJ On Petraeus Email Probe

Law360, New York (November 16, 2012, 3:35 PM EST) -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on Thursday pushed the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice to detail the methods they used to obtain private electronic communications during a cyberstalking investigation that uncovered an extramarital affair between resigned CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer.

Grassley, the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which has oversight jurisdiction over both the FBI and DOJ, wrote a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert S. Muller requesting a “detailed briefing” by Nov. 28. He asked the...
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