One of the nation’s most powerful legal entities is coming under fire from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this week after the bombshell Mueller report was delivered to the Department of Justice.
Attorney General Bill Barr, with the help of Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein, was tasked this weekend with summarizing the entire Mueller report for Congress; a feat that they managed to accomplish with only 4 pages of content.
The big news: There was nothing to charge Donald Trump with in connection to the Russian government. This was, of course, a relief for any patriotic Americans who value the integrity of our government and our nation.
Now, as a prolonged fight over the transparency of the full report looks to be cresting the horizon, the democrats’ de facto leader is sparring with the Attorney General over his findings.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told House Democrats in a private meeting Tuesday that Attorney General William Barr’s words cannot be taken at face value, according to multiple sources in the meeting, arguing Barr got the job in the first place by authoring a memo criticizing special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction probe as “fatally misconceived.”
Pelosi told her caucus that said Barr’s job is to defend the President, and Democrats should wait to see what’s in the full report.
Madame Speaker insinuated that the President’s appointment of Barr may have been compromised.
“We have to see the report,” Pelosi said, according to an aide in the room. “We cannot make a judgment on the basis of an interpretation by a man who was hired for his job because he believes the President is above the law and he wrote a 19-page memo to demonstrate that.”
The American people, the President, and Bill Barr himself have all demanded that as much of Mueller’s report as possible be released publicly. Yesterday, GOP minority leader Mitch McConnell blocked a move designed to do just that.
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