Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) says the House has an “obligation” to continue investigating Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSanders campaign reports raising M in less than a day The Memo: Bernie Sanders’s WH launch sharpens ‘socialist’ question Roger Stone invokes gag order in new fundraiser MORE even though she lost the presidential election.


“Well, we do have an obligation. Not just any old obligation, it’s a constitutional obligation,” Jordan said in an interview with “Fox and Friends.” 

“She obviously broke federal records law — at least I think she did.”

Jordan, a member of the House Oversight Committee, added that Clinton deserves “equal treatment under the law,” suggesting that anyone else would be subject to further investigation.

Jordan said that if Sen. Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsTrump nominates Jeffrey Rosen to replace Rosenstein at DOJ McCabe says he was interviewed by Mueller CNN hires former DOJ spokesperson under Sessions as editor on 2020 campaign MORE (R-Ala.) is confirmed as attorney general, he will be able to influence the direction of an investigation.

“If he thinks it warrants further pursuit, further activity, further investigation, then he can move in that direction,” he said.

Jordan added that he respects President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump nominates Jeffrey Rosen to replace Rosenstein at DOJ McCabe says ‘it’s possible’ Trump is a Russian asset McCabe: Trump ‘undermining the role of law enforcement’ MORE’s decision not to go after Clinton further, but that the House has a responsibility regardless of who is in the White House.