Holder: DOJ, FBI should reject Trump's requests
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Former Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderJuan Williams: Democrats finally hit Trump where it hurts GOP governor vetoes New Hampshire bill to create independent redistricting commission Why target Tucker Carlson? It's part of the left's war on the right MORE on Monday urged Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI officials to "simply say no" to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump pushes back on recent polling data, says internal numbers are 'strongest we've had so far' Illinois state lawmaker apologizes for photos depicting mock assassination of Trump Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump 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 RosensteinWhy the presumption of innocence doesn't apply to Trump McCabe sues FBI, DOJ, blames Trump for his firing Rosenstein: Trump should focus on preventing people from 'becoming violent white supremacists' 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 NunesJuan Williams: Trump, his allies and the betrayal of America Trump expected to nominate Texas GOP lawmaker to replace Dan Coats: report House Republicans claim victory after Mueller hearings 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 (Bob) Swan MuellerTrump calls for probe of Obama book deal Democrats express private disappointment with Mueller testimony Kellyanne Conway: 'I'd like to know' if Mueller read his own report MORE's ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.