Michael Kovac / Getty ImagesAndrew McCabe presents onstage at the American Jewish University on March 14, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. (Michael Kovac / Getty Images)
Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee voted Wednesday to authorize subpoenas and depositions as part of their probe into the FBI’s Russia investigation and Obama administration officials’ role in the presidential transition period.
The 8-6 vote along party lines authorized Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, the committee’s chairman, to issue subpoenas and plan closed-door depositions with about 40 individuals, The Hill reported.
“Our investigation is focused on covering and revealing the truth, but Democrats seem intent at every turn to frustrate and interfere with our oversight efforts,” Johnson said.
The top Democrat on the panel, Michigan Sen. Gary Peters, has accused the