Republican Reps. Jim Jordan, Andy Biggs, and Mike Johnson penned a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland opposing President Joe Biden’s appointment of Russian collusion hoaxer Susan Hennessey to the National Security Division citing “concerns about potential political bias and perceived conflicts of interest.”
Shortly before her appointment, Hennessey deleted hundreds of tweets boosting lies about the Trump administration and the GOP.
“The Justice Department must ensure all NSD employees—and especially those in senior positions—demonstrate objectivity, impartiality, and fairness in all national security matters. Ms. Hennessey’s prejudiced statements and her effort to erase her past comments show that she cannot meet this important standard,” the letter states.
In addition to being a “partisan critic of Republicans,” the GOP legislators noted that she willingly boosted Christopher Steele, who authored the discredited Steele dossier, as a “person whose work intelligence professionals take seriously.”
“Although the Mueller investigation and declassified transcripts from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s investigation showed no evidence