House panel refers Clinton, Comey, Lynch for criminal investigation

FBI Director Robert Mueller, left, acknowledges applause during President Barack remarks on June 21, 2013, after Obama announced James Comey, right, as his nominee to succeed Mueller (Official White House photo)

A coalition of 11 Republican House members Wednesday referred Hillary Clinton, James Comey and Loretta Lynch to the Justice Department and FBI for criminal investigation regarding 2016 campaign controversies.

The letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director Christopher Wray from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee also named other employees of the FBI, including former deputy director Andrew McCabe, and agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.

The other Republican lawmakers who signed the letter are Reps. Andy Biggs, Dave Brat, Jeff Duncan, Matt Gaetz, Paul Gosar, Andy Harris, Jody Hice, Todd Rokita, Claudia Tenney and Ted Yoho.

Lynch was named regarding threats made by her Justice Department against an FBI informant who provided the bureau with

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