Sumary of Justice Dept. Watchdog and Senate Open Inquiries Into Seizure of Democrats’ Data:
- The Times also reported that prosecutors had struggled to develop information tying members of the Intelligence Committee or their aides to the leaks, but Mr. Barr, after he was sworn in in 2019, objected to closing the inquiry..
- A person close to Mr. Sessions said that he, too, did not know that the Justice Department had subpoenaed data belonging to members of the House Intelligence Committee and their staff and family..
- In this case, affiliates of the Intelligence Committee learned the full extent of the scrutiny only in May, after a gag order on Apple expired and the company notified individuals whose data had been turned over pursuant to the subpoenas..
- questioned Michael Bahar, a former House Intelligence Committee staff member, in the spring of 2020, according to current and former government officials….