Article originally appeared on thefederalist.com.
When Sobocinski sat for questioning last week by the House Judiciary Committee, he was accompanied by two attorneys — one from the DOJ and one from the FBI. As the committee noted, the attorneys represented the DOJ and FBI and not Sobocinski personally. And boy, did they do that zealously, keeping Sobocinski from answering the majority of the questions posed.
“I was consistently aware that David Weiss had the authority in the U.S. to bring the charges where venue presented itself,” the special agent in charge testified. Sobocinski would repeat that claim multiple times during the transcribed interview, unequivocally stating, from “the minute I got there in July of ’21, it was always the understanding and the communication between David Weiss and myself is that he had that authority to bring it on behalf of the Department.”
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