WATCH: Only Sessions knows if calls for second special counsel effective, Gowdy says

Rep. Trey GowdyHarold (Trey) Watson GowdyRyan: 'The president must appreciate that Russia is not our ally' Gowdy rules out Rosenstein impeachment Russians' indictment casts shadow ahead of Trump-Putin summit MORE (R-S.C.) says that while he appreciates top House Republicans calling for a second special counsel to investigate allegations of bias and abuse at the FBI, he's unsure if it will move Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint one.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyHouse GOP reverses, cancels vote on Dem bill to abolish ICE Pelosi: 'The Russians have something on the president' The Hill's Morning Report — Trump, Putin meet under cloud of Mueller’s Russia indictments MORE (R-Calif.) and Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) have in recent days joined Gowdy and other high-ranking Republicans who have called for Sessions to appoint a second special counsel.

"I'm glad Stevie and Kevin have done it too, but only Attorney General Sessions knows whether it moved him closer to the decision and, if so, which direction," Gowdy said in an interview with The Hill on Tuesday
 
Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) have not endorsed calls for a second probe nor have they criticized special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.
 
Click on the video above to hear Gowdy in his own words.