GOP Rep. Gowdy slams Trump team for 'amnesia' on Russia meetings

Rep. Trey GowdyHarold (Trey) Watson GowdyHouse Oversight slams TSA after report says officials 'interfered' in disciplinary case Gowdy steps down from Ethics Committee, citing 'challenging workload' Oversight Dems ask for subpoena of Trump Organization MORE (R-S.C.) says it is time for members of President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE's campaign to come clean about any meetings they had with Russian figures during the campaign.

Gowdy, who led the House's special investigation into the Benghazi terrorist attack, said he was troubled by Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information on then-presidential candidate 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.

He expressed frustration over the failure to disclose the meeting up until now, citing “the amnesia of people that are in the Trump orbit.”

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“Someone close to the president needs to get everyone connected with that campaign in a room and say: From the time you saw ‘Doctor Zhivago’ until the moment you drank vodka with a guy named Boris, you list every single one of those, and we are going to turn them over to the special counsel,” Gowdy said during an interview Tuesday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" on Fox News.

“Because this drip, drip, drip is undermining the credibility of this administration.” 

Gowdy, a former prosecutor, said that that he couldn’t comment on whether Trump Jr.’s meeting with the Russian lawyer was illegal, but said that it is the job of the special counsel, not Congress or the media, to figure that out.

House Republicans chose Gowdy to become the next chairman of the House Oversight Committee, taking over the gavel from former Rep. Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzHouse Oversight slams TSA after report says officials 'interfered' in disciplinary case Gowdy steps down from Ethics Committee, citing 'challenging workload' Criminal referrals by members of Congress raise procedural questions MORE (R-Utah), who left Congress at the end of last month.