Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanCheney reveals GOP's Banks claimed he was Jan. 6 panel's ranking member Garland defends school board memo from GOP 'snitch line' attacks Fight breaks out between Jordan, Nadler over rules about showing video at Garland hearing MORE (R-Ohio) on Tuesday said it's too early to tell whether House Republicans would want to talk to Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Intelligence report warns of climate threats in all countries The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Altria - Biden holds meetings to resurrect his spending plan Democrats feel high anxiety in Biden spending conflict MORE (D-Va.) about his contacts with former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyTrump defends indicted GOP congressman Andrew McCabe's settlement with the Department of Justice is a signal to John Durham Giuliani told investigators it was OK to 'throw a fake' during campaign MORE during the Russia probe.
In an interview with Hill.TV's "Rising," Jordan was asked about a contributor's piece published by The Hill on Monday about how former FBI Director James Comey allegedly intervened, through Warner, to kill a WikiLeaks' immunity deal with whistleblower Julian Assange.
Here's what Jordan had to say:
"Rising" host Buck Sexton: You have some names here that are involved in the decision – not to go forward with the offer from the DOJ – specially Mark Warner pops up and also Comey. Are you thinking – is the House – thinking about trying to get them to appear or to get more information on this decision?
Jordan: Good question but too early to tell. I'm intrigued by the story. Once again, James Comey jumps in the middle of this and it looks like they were moving and progressing and maybe get a chance to talk to Mr. Assange and figure out what he had and what he planned on releasing and how that may impact our intelligence capabilities. And then James Comey steps in and it looks like he and senator Warren stop it, so we'd sort like to know why, but we’re in the middle of big things this week. For the first time, we’re going to have Peter Strzok in front of us, so we’ll see. "
— Tess Bonn