The Senate Judiciary Committee wants the Justice Department to hand over details on Michael Flynn's resignation as President Trump's national security adviser. 
 
Sens. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyThe case for protecting America's intelligence agency whistleblowers Senate confirms Trump's first lower-court nominee Feinstein: Comey memos 'going to be turned over' MORE (R-Iowa) and Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinThe case for protecting America's intelligence agency whistleblowers Senate confirms Trump's first lower-court nominee Feinstein: Comey memos 'going to be turned over' MORE (D-Calif.) — the top two members on the committee — sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsJustice Dept. to seek Supreme Court review in Trump travel ban case Sessions vows to stop leaks about Manchester attack Appeals court upholds injunction blocking Trump's travel ban MORE and FBI Director James Comey asking for a briefing and documents tied to Flynn's resignation. 
 
"We request that individuals with specific knowledge of these issues from both the FBI and Justice Department brief Committee Members and staff," they wrote in the letter. 
 
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They added that they also want copies of the transcript of Flynn's "intercepted calls and the FBI report summarizing the intercepted calls referenced in the media." 
 
The senators are asking that the briefing occur after lawmakers return from the week-long Presidents' Day recess. 
 
They added that their request for a closed-door meeting stems from reports that DOJ and the FBI were involved in the lead-up to Flynn's resignation. The DOJ reportedly warned the White House that Flynn may be vulnerable to blackmail by Russia.
 
"These reports raise substantial questions about the content and context of Mr. Flynn’s discussions with Russian officials, the conclusions reached by the Justice Department and the actions it took in response, as well as possible leaks of classified information by current and former government employees," Grassley and Feinstein wrote. 
 
Top GOP senators said this week that they also expect the Intelligence Committee to fold Flynn's resignation into its ongoing investigation of Russia's meddling in the U.S. election. 
 
Sen. Roy BluntRoy BluntSenators unveil infrastructure investment bill GOP nears total exasperation with Trump GOP senators pitch Merrick Garland for FBI director MORE (R-Mo.) — a member of the Intelligence Committee — told reporters that it is "likely" Flynn will be called to testify before the committee. 
 
Flynn resigned on Monday night amid reports that he discussed sanctions with Russia's ambassador before Trump's inauguration and then misled White House officials about the content of the calls.