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  Hill Republicans raring to investigate Clinton from Day One
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Last EditedRP  Nov 02, 2016 07:34am
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AuthorRachael Bade
News DateWednesday, November 2, 2016 10:10:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionIf the GOP wins either or both chambers of Congress next week, and Clinton takes the White House, she’s likely to come under investigation by Capitol Hill from Day One, or possibly before she’s even sworn in. FBI Director James Comey’s recent decision to revisit the probe of her email setup, and an assortment of Justice sources who’ve leaked to the press since Friday, have armed GOP lawmakers with more than enough ammunition to rev up their own investigations, say Republican sources on Capitol Hill.

The dynamic could sour relations between Clinton and Capitol Hill from the get-go, dousing any hope of even a brief honeymoon for Clinton should she defeat Donald Trump next week.

"Even before we get to Day One, we’ve got two years’ worth of material already lined up," Chaffetz told The Washington Post last week. "She has four years of history at the State Department, and it ain’t good."
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