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Durbin Statement on Reported Abuses by Special Counsel Durham

SPRINGFIELD  U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today released the following statement regarding a bombshell New York Times report about alleged misconduct by Special Counsel John Durham:
“These reports about abuses in Special Counsel Durham’s investigation—so outrageous that even his longtime colleagues quit in protest—are but one of many instances where former President Trump and his allies weaponized the Justice Department. 
“The Justice Department should work on behalf of the American people, not for the personal benefit of any president.  As we wait for the results of ongoing internal reviews, the Senate Judiciary Committee will do its part and take a hard look at these repeated episodes, and the regulations and policies that enabled them, to ensure such abuses of power cannot happen again.”