GOP congressman calls for 'purge' of the Justice Department

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A Florida congressman has called for a "purge" of the Justice Department, echoing President Trump's own suspicions of a "taint" among the officials. "People need a good, clean government," insisted Rep. Francis Rooney (R-Fla.) on Tuesday.

MSNBC's Hallie Jackson pushed back on Rooney, noting that "there are those who look at comments like the one you're making and say Republicans are working to essentially try to discredit the Department of Justice and thus discredit the Russia investigation."

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