GOP Rep DeSantis Hints at an Investigation of Ben Rhodes, Supports Subpoenas for Comey Memos


Saturday on Hugh Hewitt’s MSNBC program, Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) discussed memos written by former FBI Director James Comey about his meeting with Donald Trump. Those memos were leaked to the press through an intermediary but may have included classified information and are something DeSantis said he would support a congressional committee issuing subpoenas to obtain. Also during the segment, DeSantis hinted at a possible investigation or call to appear before a congressional committee of former Obama National Security Deputy Advisor Ben Rhodes for some the leaks appearing in the media. Transcript as follows: HEWITT: All week, we have heard about Donald Trump, Jr.’s emails, and rightly so. It’s a big story. But lost in that volcano of breaking news was a very important statement by a key congressman from Florida’s 6th Congressional District. Before joining Congress, Ron DeSantis went to Yale, then Harvard Law School, and then he joined the Navy JAG corps. In 2007, DeSantis reported to the Naval Special Warfare Command Group in Coronado, California, where he was assigned to SEAL Team 1 and deployed to Iraq with the troop surge as the legal advisor to the SEAL commander of Special Operations Task Force West in Fallujah. He received