Rep. Jerrold Nadler demands former Trump campaign adviser Sam Nunberg testify before the House Judiciary Committee

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The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday publicly demanded that former Trump attorney Michael Cohen appear before the committee for a transcribed interview as part of the panel’s new investigation into possible FBI abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

“A subpoena is being issued to Mr. Cohen, and we look forward to his appearance before Congress,” chair Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said in a statement announcing the subpoena, which was disclosed by the committee with little fanfare the same day it released its report on the FBI’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Cohen submitted a subpoena to the House Judiciary Committee in September for his cooperation in the panel’s investigation of the FBI’s handling of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant application against former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. Democrats have accused the FBI of abusing its power, and they have called on the Justice Department to investigate DOJ leadership for failing to act on the application.

The full House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the Russia probe next Tuesday. Nadler said he would bring Cohen before the committee at the beginning of that hearing, to make clear his intention to have the former Trump fixer testify before the panel and make his case that the FBI improperly obtained the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant against Page.

“The American people deserve to hear directly from Mr. Cohen regarding his knowledge of or involvement in the improper FBI contact with or about the Page FISA application,” Nadler said in his statement announcing the subpoena. “We expect to make much of this hearing next week because the American people deserve answers and the Special Counsel in his investigation needs to have full access to as much evidence as possible related to the corrupt conduct of their colleagues in the DOJ and FBI.”

On Monday, the same day the panel released its report on the FBI investigation of Russian interference, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) publicly demanded that former Trump campaign adviser Sam Nunberg appear before the committee to testify on the panel’s investigation. Nadler called

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