Holder: DOJ, FBI should reject Trump's requests
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Former Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderBarack, Michelle Obama expected to refrain from endorsing in 2020 Dem primary: report Ocasio-Cortez to be first guest on new Desus and Mero show Holder says he will make 2020 decision in coming weeks MORE on Monday urged Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI officials to "simply say no" to President TrumpDonald John TrumpJustice Department preparing for Mueller report as soon as next week: reports Smollett lawyers declare 'Empire' star innocent Pelosi asks members to support resolution against emergency declaration MORE's demand for an expanded investigation into his claims of FBI wrongdoing as it relates to his campaign. 

"More DOJ norms being eroded. Trump-a SUBJECT of the investigation-wants access to material related to the inquiry," Holder tweeted.

Holder served as attorney general under former President Obama from 2009-2015. He has frequently criticized Trump and floated the possibility of a potential 2020 presidential campaign.

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His latest criticism of the president came as Trump and his allies have claimed, without evidence, that an FBI informant spied on his campaign for political purposes. On Sunday, Trump said he would demand the DOJ investigate the matter.

It is uncommon for a president to request specific investigations from the DOJ.

The president then met Monday with Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod Jay RosensteinDems seize on Times bombshell to push allegations of Trump obstruction Trump calls Andrew McCabe a 'poor man's J. Edgar Hoover' CNN: DOJ preparing to announce end of Mueller probe as soon as next week MORE and FBI Director Christopher Wray at the White House.

Trump agreed to a deal in which the DOJ inspector general would “expand its current investigation to include any irregularities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s or the Department of Justice’s tactics concerning the Trump Campaign,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement.

Sanders also said chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE plans to “immediately set up a meeting” between top law enforcement officials and lawmakers on Capitol Hill to “review” the “highly classified” materials that representatives have sought about the informant.

Republicans, led by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Lawmakers scramble as shutdown deadline nears ‘Fox & Friends’ host asks if McCabe opening FBI probe into Trump was attempt to ‘overthrow government’ Nunes says GOP lawmakers looking through Russia transcripts, will make DOJ referrals MORE (Calif.), have in recent weeks sought access to documents that reveal the identify of the informant, even as intelligence officials have warned that doing so could threaten lives and national security.

Democrats have argued that Republican attacks on the FBI and Trump's calls for an internal probe are an effort to undermine special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.