WATCH: GOP lawmaker sees “great potential” in briefing on FBI informant

Rep. Lee ZeldinLee ZeldinThe Hill's Morning Report: Dems have a majority in the Senate (this week) Election Countdown: Ohio special election fight heats up | Takeaways from Georgia primaries | Key primaries ahead in August | Blankenship files for third-party bid in West Virginia | More Dem candidates say they won't back Pelosi Dem candidate 'struck by the parallels' between Trump's rise and Hitler's MORE (R-N.Y.), who on Tuesday introduced legislation to set up a second special counsel to investigate the FBI, said he sees “great potential” in Wednesday’s meeting between GOP lawmakers and officials with the Justice Department and intelligence community.

Zeldin said Thursday’s meeting at the White House between House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), FBI Director Christopher Wray, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and top Justice Department official Ed O'Callaghan could also lead to additional meetings.

“It’s not known yet whether or not that next meeting is a meeting that results in a whole lot of information provided … there’s great potential for there to be a next meeting and at that meeting all sorts of information is provided that wasn’t previously,” he said.

Click on the video above to hear Zeldin in his own words.