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House Panel Turns Search for Trump Documents Into Clinton Probe
Jayapal’s resolution sought more information on Comey firing

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., cried foul after Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee hijacked her bill. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee turned a Democratic request for documents related to President Donald Trump’s firing of then-FBI Director James B. Comey on its head, making it a different kind of treasure hunt.

On a 16-13 vote, the panel on Wednesday approved a substitute amendment offered by GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida that would ask the Justice Department for documents related to Comey’s handling of the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and other aspects of Comey’s tenure.

David Copperfield Pushes for Magic as Art
Famous magician does not demonstrate his art during panel discussion

Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas shakes hosted magician David Copperfield at the U.S. Capitol Thursday to push a resolution recognizing magic as "a rare and valuable art form worthy of being declared a national treasure."Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

David Copperfield came to Capitol Hill on Thursday, but he didn't saw anyone in half or make anyone disappear.  

Instead "the world's most famous magician," at least according to Rep. Pete Sessions, talked about magic as a form of art.