Republicans Push for FBI Probe into Pelosi's Accusations Against CIA
FBI Director Robert Mueller told Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) on Wednesday that he needed a referral to investigate the allegation when asked if a probe was underway.
A growing chorus of Republican lawmakers is calling for an investigation into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that the CIA lied to Congress about Bush-era interrogation techniques.
FBI Director Robert Mueller, when asked if a probe was under way, told Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., on Wednesday that he needed a referral before launching an investigation into the allegation.
So Issa offered one.
"If the CIA is lying to any of us -- and I've been briefed many times by them as a member of the Intelligence Committee -- it puts me in a position of not being able to do my job properly," he said.
Mueller said he would consult with the Just
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