House investigates possible shadow operation in Trump justice department

House investigates possible shadow operation in Trump justice department

House investigates possible shadow operation in Trump justice department

Judiciary committee want to know if officials violated policies in issuing secret subpoenas against congressional Democrats

Top Democrats in the House are investigating whether Trump justice department officials ran an unlawful shadow operation to target political enemies of the former president to hunt down leaks of classified information, according to a source familiar with the matter.

The House judiciary committee chairman, Jerry Nadler, is centering his investigation on the apparent violation of internal policies by the justice department, when it issued subpoenas against Democrats Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell in 2018.

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