Senate panel requests any memos, tapes from Comey-Trump meetings
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The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday requested any memos or recordings from President Trump's meetings with former FBI Director James Comey.

Sens. Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyGOP senators eager for Romney to join them Five hurdles to a big DACA and border deal Grand jury indicts Maryland executive in Uranium One deal: report MORE (R-Iowa) and Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinDHS chief takes heat over Trump furor NSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Democrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration MORE (D-Calif.), the top members on the committee, and Sens. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamDHS chief takes heat over Trump furor Overnight Defense: GOP chair blames Dems for defense budget holdup | FDA, Pentagon to speed approval of battlefield drugs | Mattis calls North Korea situation 'sobering' Bipartisan group to introduce DACA bill in House MORE (R-S.C.) and Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseSenate Finance Dems want more transparency on trade from Trump Trump, Kushner meet with advocates on prison reform Democrats search for Russians — any Russians — for collusion story MORE (D-R.I.) sent the request to acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and White House counsel Donald McGahn. 

The senators want any Comey memos from his investigation into Russia's election meddling and the probe into Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIntel Dem decries White House 'gag order' after Bannon testimony 'Total free-for-all' as Bannon clashes with Intel members Mellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) MORE's private email server that detail his talks with top Trump and Obama administration officials, including Trump, former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaMcCarthy: ‘No deadline on DACA’ Democrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration Trump’s first year in office was the year of the woman MORE, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch. 
 
Pointing to reports that Comey frequently documented conversations with memos, the senators wrote that "presumably this means that Mr. Comey created similar memoranda relating to other controversial conversations, whether with officials in the current administration or the prior one." 
 
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They are asking McGahn to hand over any recordings tied to "the FBI’s investigation of alleged ties between President Trump’s associates and Russia, or the Clinton email investigation, including all audio recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, and memoranda."
 
They added that if the recordings have already been archived, in compliance with federal law, they "make the relevant personnel there aware of the request and authorize them to release the records to the Committee." 
 
Trump hinted last week in a tweet that there could be "tapes" of his conversations with Comey.
 
The New York Times also reported Tuesday that Trump asked Comey to quash an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, citing a memo written by the former FBI chief.
 
Both the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee are investigating Russia's election interference. The Intelligence panel has sent a request for Comey to publicly testify before the committee.
 
The Judiciary Committee is also expected to hold hearings tied to Russia's election interference, leaders said in a release. 
 
The push for information tied to the now-closed investigation into Clinton's email server comes after Grassley sent a string of letters during the Obama administration asking for information on Clinton and top aides. The move sparked outrage from Democrats, who accused Grassley of using the committee to help Republicans in the 2016 elections.