Scott Perry, the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, is calling on the FBI to account for its actions during the Joe Biden administration. In a statement, he noted that the agency's director, Christopher Wray, refused to provide a subpoenaed informant file that contained details about an alleged scheme involving the former vice president and a foreign national.
Despite the FBI's efforts to cooperate with Congress, it is still refusing to provide the documents that the House Judiciary Committee has requested. Perry has stated that Director Christopher Wray should be put in abrig if he continues to defy the committee's subpoenas. According to Nancy Pelosi, a former House Speaker, a jail exists in the basement beneath the Capitol Hill building to hold individuals who refuse to comply with the subpoenas.
James Comer, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, is trying to hold Christopher Wray in contempt of Congress. He stated that there is no point in having this level of defiance. Perry also noted that the punishment that the legislative branch can provide is the most severe.
According to the FBI, they are not releasing certain documents due to the sensitive nature of the information. The agency noted that the information could endanger the lives of individuals involved in its investigations. A whistleblower claimed that the Justice Department and the FBI have information that could reveal details of an alleged criminal scheme.
Following their meeting, Comer stated that he hoped to change Wray's attitude. However, after he learned that the FBI has information regarding an alleged criminal scheme involving Biden, he demanded that the agency reveal the truth and hold those involved accountable.