Powered by

James Baker, former FBI general counsel, subject of criminal leak probe: House Republicans

Jan 17, 2019 - The Washington Times

James Baker, the FBI's top lawyer during the 2016 U.S. presidential race, is the subject of a criminal investigation for allegedly leaking to the media, House Republicans revealed.

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio and Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina disclosed the probe's existence Tuesday in a letter seeking further details from the Department of Justice.

"We are writing to request additional information about your ongoing criminal investigation of James Baker," the congressmen wrote to ...