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CBS: House Dems Plan to Press Barr on Mueller Report

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Attorney General nominee William Barr is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. As he did almost 30 years ago, Barr is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to make the case he’s qualified to serve as attorney general. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Top House Democrats plan to press Attorney General William Barr on his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian collusion during a hearing Tuesday before the House Appropriations Committee, according to CBS News.

Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., plans to tell Barr the way he handled the report was “unacceptable” and his letter about the report “raises more questions than it answers.”

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Mueller completed his 22-month investigation probe into whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia on March 22. Two days later, Barr sent a four-page letter to Congress summarizing Mueller’s findings.

“I must say, it is extraordinary to evaluate hundreds of pages of evidence, legal documents, and findings based on a 22-month long inquiry and make definitive legal conclusions in less than 48 hours,” Lowey, the chairman of the committee, will say. “Even for someone who has done this job before, I would argue it is more suspicious than impressive.”

Rep. Jose Serrano, D-N.Y., will ask Barr about reports some members of Mueller’s team say the report was more damaging than Barr revealed.

“The American people have been left with many unanswered questions; serious concerns about the process by which you formulated your letter; and uncertainty about when we can expect to see the full report,” he will say.

via newsmax

2 COMMENTS

  1. How long does the people of this country have to endure the whiny Washington democrats and their constant refusal to do the job they were elected to do ?? in 2016 they resoundingly stated they would stand by the election results,ha,yeah,we all know how that turned out !! they said two years ago they would 100% stand by the Mueller report and now,more whining,more threats !! these American hating slime bags need to be expelled from Congress for crimes against America

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