Faced with FBI stonewalling and lack of prompt access to documents, U.S. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz told the House oversight committee on Tuesday that his ability to do his job is being impeded.

“The status quo cannot be allowed to continue indefinitely,” Horowitz told members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. To access certain DOJ documents, Horowitz said, his office must first get approval from the attorney general or deputy attorney general.

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