(CBS DETROIT) – The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the FBI’s handling of the Larry Nassar sex abuse case.
A report released this week found FBI agents learned of the former Michigan State University doctor’s abuse a year before opening up an investigation.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives In First Year, Study Says
In a statement, Committee Chairman Senator Dick Durbin says “The FBI’s failure in this case led to more athletes being victimized. This committee has the responsibility of oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.”READ MORE: Michigan Ballot Initiative Aims To Protect Abortion Rights
He also went on to say the hearing is needed to examine the injustice, and prevent similar tragedies from happening.
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