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Gowdy on Ivanka's Email: 'I'm Concerned Anytime Any President Pre-Judges the Outcome of an Investigation'

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) said he was “concerned” President Donald Trump was dismissing a potential investigation into White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump’s use of a personal email account to conduct government business. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN: You’ve also put in a request this week to the White House for more information about why Ivanka Trump, a presidential adviser and obviously the president’s daughter, was using private email for government- government business. People remember you well from the probe you lead into Benghazi that helped to uncover Hillary Clinton’s use of private email. At the time you said that there should be prosecution of her for divulging classified information or in any way mishandling it. Would you similarly call for that kind of prosecution of the president’s daughter? GOWDY: Well I will defer to whatever tape may exist but I have assiduously tried to avoid ever calling for the prosecution of anyone including Hillary Clinton. And I’m pretty sure that’s true because I’ve had a lot of Republicans upset with me. They’re two separate issues, the divulging of classified information is a crime using personal email upon which

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