Oh yeah, this should work.
Courtesy of The Hill:
Republicans are setting their sights on top Obama-era officials as they plan their own probe into the 2016 election.
Eager to move on from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and the Trump campaign, GOP senators are gearing up to investigate the investigators. The idea is gaining traction with the Republican caucus, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.).
Mueller’s report hasn’t been released yet, but Republicans have seized on a four-page letter from Attorney General William Barr that summarized key conclusions of the two-year probe, including that Mueller “did not establish” that President Trump or members of his campaign coordinated or colluded with Moscow in its election interference.
“Republicans believe that the FBI and [Department of Justice] — the top people — took the law in their own hands because they wanted [Hillary] Clinton to win and Trump to lose,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said during an interview with Fox News’s Neil Cavuto as part of a media blitz discussing his plans for an investigation.
He said that he will be looking at “abuse” of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant application process and the counterintelligence operation into Trump’s campaign, adding that “there will be a lot of inquiry as to how this all happened.”
Individuals to be targetted include James Comey, former CIA director John Brennan, former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and of course former FBI agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.
Essentially this investigation will be along the lines of other GOP driven investigations like Benghazi, Fast and Furious, or Hillary’s emails.
They won’t find anything because there is nothing to find but it will serve their base plenty of red meat to feed on.
If they can drag this out until November 2020 the Republicans can use it to motivate the wingnuts to come out and vote for Trump now that its clear he is not going to be impeached.