Holder: DOJ, FBI should reject Trump's requests
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Former Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderFBI, Justice Dept plan to redact Russia documents despite Trump order for full declassification: report Dem lawmakers slam Trump’s declassification of Russia documents as ‘brazen abuse of power’ Dem lawmaker jabs Trump call for transparency by asking for his tax returns MORE on Monday urged Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI officials to "simply say no" to President TrumpDonald John TrumpSunday shows preview: Trump sells U.N. reorganizing and Kavanaugh allegations dominate Ex-Trump staffer out at CNN amid “false and defamatory accusations” Democrats opposed to Pelosi lack challenger to topple her 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 RosensteinFormer federal prosecutor joins Kavanaugh accuser's legal team Dem warns Trump: 'Obstruction of justice' to fire Rosenstein FBI group defends agents amid Trump’s attacks 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 NunesRussia probe accelerates political prospects for House Intel Dems Nunes: Russia probe documents should be released before election Gowdy: House Intel panel should release all transcripts from Russia probe 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.