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(Report) House Republicans Are Building Case Against FBI

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House GOPers might bring a case against the Justice Department and FBI over "mishandling" of the Trump-Russia dossier.

According to Newsweek, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) and several other Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have kept secret the results of their investigation into possible mishandling of the Trump-Russia dossier by the Justice Department.

Sources with knowledge of the investigation said the Republicans have not told Democratic committee members that they might bring a case against the DOJ and FBI.

Those participating in the investigation were reportedly perturbed by Justice failing to offer information about how the FBI used the salacious dossier – created by research firm Fusion GPS – in order to probe the Trump campaign team's alleged links to Russia.

The Just Department said it handed over “several hundred pages of classified documents and multiple briefings” to the committee.

“We will continue to work with congressional committees to provide the information they request consistent with our national security responsibilities,” a Justice Department spokesperson told Newsweek in a statement.

“The Department has already provided members of HPSCI and House leadership with several hundred pages of classified documents and multiple briefings—including, for example, clear answers as to whether any FBI payments were made to a source in question related to the dossier and what if anything that dossier may have been used for—and has more recently cleared key witnesses they have requested to testify, including [FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe] and [FBI Agent Peter Strzok] and others.”