With a contempt vote looming, Attorney General William Barr made an offer to House Judiciary Democrats to provide slightly more access to the Mueller report.
Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer issued a joint statement where they laid out the dark connection between Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, and William Barr.
During her weekly press conference, Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said AG Barr committed a crime when he lied to Congress.
Hillary Clinton warned that William Barr's attitude on executive power puts the country down the road to tyranny.
Sen. Maize Hirono (D-HI) said that the investigation is not over, even if Lindsey Graham wants it to be over, as she called for Mueller to testify.
Sen. Hirono said on MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes, “Obviously it’s not over. Lindsey wants it to be over, but it’s not. For example, during his testimony, Barr kept characterizing the discussions he had with Mueller. That’s called hearsay. I like to hear from Mueller himself as to the conversation and what concerns he had about the four-pager that Barr put out. Mueller was so concern, and he asked Barr to put out the summaries that his team had put together. Barr refused to do that.”
House Judiciary Committee chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) will hold a vote on allowing lawyers to question Attorney General Barr on Thursday.
Speaking with a great deal of anger and passion, the Morning Joe co-host pointed out how Attorney General William Barr had let down the American people by issuing a misleading “non-summary” summary of Bob Mueller’s report.
Editor’s Note: Other news sources report that Trump will be allowed to assert executive privilege but hasn’t said that he will. Executive privilege is not typical with special counsel investigations.
Donald Trump thinks that his Attorney General, William Barr, has cleared him of all charges of collusion from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. It doesn’t matter that Barr is serving as Trump’s personal lawyer instead of serving the people of the United States — Trump has claimed victory, and almost immediately started gloating.
Now that the Mueller probe has ended, and Bill Barr sent his summary letter to Congress, Donald Trump and his allies believe they have a winning issue for the 2020 election. But that may not be true.
Now that Bob Mueller has delivered his report to William Barr, the fight against Donald Trump and his criminal family and businesses will move to the U.S. Attorney’s office in the Southern District of New York (SDNY).
Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig said on CNN this morning that the statement by Robert Mueller that he is too busy to comply with a request to unseal redacted documents has revealed something big is in the works at the special counsel’s office.
Under guidelines set out by the Department of Justice (DOJ) special counsel Robert Mueller must submit a report on his findings of criminal conduct to Attorney General William Barr. He may or may not release the so-called “criminal report” to Congress and to the public.
J.T. Smith II, executive assistant to Attorney General Elliot Richardson during the Watergate scandal, writes in this morning’s New York Times that current Attorney General William Barr must reconsider the Justice Department (DOJ) policy against indicting a sitting president.
Over a two-thirds majority of American voters want the report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to be released to the public once it is completed, according to the results of a new public opinion poll released on Wednesday.
Federal prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller on Saturday released a sentencing memo for former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. But the memo did not follow Mueller’s past practices of including many details which could have shed light on who Manafort was conspiring with when he worked with Russia to help Donald Trump win the presidency in 2016.
“Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce as early as next week the completion of Robert Mueller‘s Russia investigation, with plans for Barr to submit to Congress soon after a summary of Mueller’s confidential report, according to people familiar with the plans.”