Late October 2016: Comey sent the letter to Republicans in Congress. Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz immediately rushed to leak it to press & falsely claimed that the case had been “reopened.”
This was after the FBI had been alerted to #TrumpRussia by Steele/FusionGPS:
April 2017: Jason Chaffetz was criticized "for not investigating Trump's alleged Russian ties the same way he went after the Democratic presidential nominee, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton." To put it mildly.
He resigned in June. deseretnews.com/article/865678…