Rep. Jordan demands briefing by FBI director on retaliation against agents at Jan. 6 protest – Washington Times

The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is demanding a briefing from FBI Director Christopher Wray on the bureau’s alleged retaliation against agents who participated in demonstrations on Jan. 6, 2021, but did not enter the U.S. Capitol.In a letter to Mr. Wray, Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio asked for the director’s full cooperation with Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz, who told lawmakers on the panel that he would consider a probe into the matter.Mr. Jordan also asked for a staff-level briefing on the FBI’s personnel actions against employees “involved in First Amendment-protected activity” at the Jan. 6 demonstration.‌“The totality of the FBI’s actions as relayed to us present the appearance that the FBI may be retaliating against these employees for disfavored political speech,” Mr. Jordan wrote in the letter Friday.

Rep. Jordan demands briefing by FBI director on retaliation against agents at Jan. 6 protest – Washington Times