WATCH: Lawmaker pushes probe of whether Comey leaked classified info

Conservative Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) wants Congress to investigate whether former FBI Director Jim Comey leaked confidential information in a memo leaked to the press.

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“We don’t know if the memo that he leaked through his friend to The New York Times contained confidential information, but we do know based on that [news] story — that other memos he put together may have had confidential classified information,” Jordan, member of the Oversight Committee, said in an interview with The Hill’s Molly K. Hooper. 

“That warrants us examining those, that matter as well and getting to bottom of it,” Jordan said, adding that he’s “pushing for hearings right now in the Judiciary Committee on the Comey/Lynch matter.” 

The Hill on Sunday reported that more than half of the memos that Comey wrote as personal recollections of his conversations with President Trump contained classified information.

http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/341225-comeys-private-memos-on-trump-conversations-contained-classified

It's unclear whether Comey's memo recounting a conversation with Trump about Michael Flynn was among the documents containing classified information. Comey gave that memo to a friend, who then read its contents to The New York Times.

Jordan said he was frustrated that an investigation of Comey may not happen, citing GOP leadership’s decision not to investigate the Clinton Foundation last year. 

“This idea that — just earlier this week — [a] news story [came] out that some of the memos Mr. Comey put together contain confidential information, are you kidding? And we’re not going to look at that either?” 

Watch the video above to hear Jordan in his own words.