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ICYMI: Collins Questions John Elias During House Judiciary Committee Hearing

Jun 24, 2020
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) today questioned John Elias during the House Judiciary Committee’s oversight hearing with Department of Justice “whistleblowers.”

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Highlights:​

Rep. Doug Collins: “Did you not ask to be detailed to the Committee’s work on oversight during impeachment? Is that not correct? Refresh your memory.”

Mr. John Elias: “I may have also asked for oversight at one point – with the blessing of Assistant Attorney –”

Collins: “Okay, so you asked to come to this Committee. As a non-political career staffer, you were asking to be detailed to this Committee to work on impeachment. You wanted to come work for the majority during the impeachment of Donald Trump. Is that not correct?”

Elias: No response

Collins: “I understand how that answer would be troubling, so if you want to stop there, you’ve answered.”