"The box was more expensive than the present I got," former South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy told Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) while describing a Christmas gift he had received from the senator during a Monday night discussion on Fox News.
Former Republican House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy said Sunday he "100 percent" agrees with Democrats holding closed-door impeachment hearings.
"The notion that you can withhold information and documents from Congress no matter whether you are the party in power or not in power is wrong," said Trey Gowdy, the newest member of President Donald Trump's legal team.
The former South Carolina lawmaker's ousting came a day after it was widely reported that the White House tapped Gowdy to join its legal defense team to help President Donald Trump combat the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry.
"Donald Trump was never the target of the investigation, he's not the current target," House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy said.
"You just want to help the president. You're not even reading the documents," Ingraham told Nunes.
Among Republicans who favored another candidate, there was no consensus on a new contender.
Republicans suggest State Department may have worked to influence the election, says report.
Departing chairman Bob Goodlatte has been a strong Trump supporter.
More than 50 members of the Democratic Women's Working Group have called for a congressional investigation into the president's alleged sexual misconduct.
Administration lawyers met with the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Wednesday.
The former CIA director revealed publicly for the first time that he was "concerned" about contacts between Russian officials and people involved in the Trump campaign.
The ranking member has been a ferocious critic of Republican investigations.
Republican Representative Richard Hanna said the committee was designed to go after the Democratic candidate.
"To me, facts are not red or blue…. They're just the facts," says the South Carolina Republican.