Dems Call For Criminal Probe Into Top DOI Attorney

Law360 (August 11, 2020, 9:02 PM EDT) -- Top Democrats are calling for a criminal investigation into the U.S. Department of the Interior's top lawyer after an inspector general report concluded political appointees withheld documents related to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt during his confirmation hearings last year.

In a joint statement on Tuesday, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden and Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva said that Interior Solicitor General Daniel Jorjani may have perjured himself during Senate testimony last May following the confirmation when he said that he did not personally review or make decisions regarding Freedom of Information Act requests before documents were released to the public. 

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