“Starting on May 31, 2022, I’ve written three letters to you regarding the political bias that has infected the FBI’s Washington Field Office.” the Senator wrote.
In two letters, Grassley said, he contrasted the bureau’s approach with investigations of former President Donald Trump and Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden.
He said those letters “provided specific and credible allegations, based on numerous whistleblowers that have approached my office with information. Information that one can only conclude is indicative of a deeply rooted political infection that has spread to investigative activity into former President Trump and Hunter Biden.
As I’ve noted both in my public letters and public statements, the FBI approved investigative activity into Trump which was based, in substantial part, on liberal news articles and information derived from a liberal non-profit.
Yet they shut down investigative activities which included verified and verifiable information, relating to Hunter Biden,” the Senator wrote.
Grassley noted that despite telling Congress that the FBI would share all information it can find in investigations, it has not done so.
“How can the Hunter Biden criminal investigation be full and complete if the FBI improperly shut down verified and verifiable information and sourcing relating to potential criminal activity?
How can Congress and the American people trust the results? ” the Senator reminded Wray.
Grassley said in the letter that political bias in the FBI;
‘s Washington Field Office goes beyond one individual. He demanded an organizational chart of the office by August 11.
A Fox News report Thursday cited a former Department of Justice official as saying Senate Republicans want to call for deep changes in the FBI’s structure and Grassley’s request is part of that effort.