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Sen. Chuck Grassley wants a federal prosecutor to expose into the FBI’s botched psychoanalysis into Larry Nassar when the testimony of four elite gymnasts who were sexually abused by the former gymnastics doctor.

Grassley, a Republican from Iowa and a ranking aficionado of the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued a announcement following reference to Friday asking Attorney General Merrick Garland to designate a federal prosecutor or special opinion to inspect the FBI’s mishandling of the stroke.

Nassar abused hundreds of teenage athletes even if FBI sat in report to its thumb, the avowal associations. These courageous gymnasts and all Nassar survivors deserve accountability, especially from the Justice Department.

On Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony from elite gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols.

In her testimony, Biles accused Team USA Gymnastics officials of turning a “blind eye” to repeated reports approximately Nassar’s sexual abuse of her and hundreds of add-on women.

Nassar pleaded guilty in 2017 to federal child pornography offenses and sexual abuse charges in Michigan and is now serving decades in prison. Hundreds of girls and women have said he sexually abused them asleep the guise of medical treatment once he worked for Michigan State and Indiana-based USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians.

I blame Larry Nassar and I moreover blame an entire system that enabled and perpetrated his abuse, Biles said through tears. In tally going on to failures of the FBI, she said USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee knew that I was abused by their qualified team doctor long previously I was ever made up to date of their knowledge.