Democrats in Congress launched a new investigation against trump

Senator Robert Menendez and a member of the U.S. house of representatives Eliot Engel (both Democratic party) announced the initiation of an investigation against the President of Donald trump in connection with the dismissal of the inspector General of the Department of state Steve LINIK. The statement of the Democrats on may 16 was published on the website of Menendez.

Resignation LINIK trump announced on Friday evening, may 15.

Menendez and Engel called trump’s decision “unprecedented” and “politically motivated.”

As the statement says, LINIK, was probably fired by personal recommendation Secretary Mike Pompeo after ginspector began an investigation against the head of the state Department. So trump, believe democratic lawmakers, trying to protect Pompeo from liability. “This decision is clearly aimed at protecting the Secretary Pompeo from liability would undermine the Foundation of democratic institutions and would be an illegitimate act of revenge”, – the statement stresses.

Menendez and Engel demanded from the White house to provide the Senate and House of representatives all information and documents relating to the dismissal of geninspektora, as well as information about ongoing and completed investigations LINIK in respect of the office of the Secretary of state Pompeo.

Office of inspector General – an independent body in the structure of the US state Department whose primary responsibilities are the prevention and detection of fraud and abuse activities of the Department of state and the diplomatic missions of the United States.

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