Earlier, Barr said he would form a team to examine the origins of a 2016 counterintelligence investigation that conducted what he termed as “spying” on people affiliated with the Trump campaign.
Reacting to the news of Barr having assigned U.S. Attorney John Durham of Connecticut with the task of reviewing the origin of the Russia investigation, James Clapper quickly insinuated it’s a decision Attorney General Barr rushed into.
“You’re going to have to stand in line and take a number to do an investigation of the investigators” said Clapper.
“There is a substantial investigation, which as I understand it, is nearing completion, being conducted by the Justice Department Inspector General,” Clapper said. “I’d wait for the outcome of that to determine if there needs to be more investigations.”
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