Graham asks Mueller if he wants to refute Barr testimony about call
May 06 2019
Evidently, after Barr's March 24, 2019 four-page letter summarizing the 448 page report, Special Counsel Robert Mueller took the extraordinary step of "go to paper" in writing the March 27, 2019 letter memorializing his position that Barr's four-page letter "did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance" of Mueller's work.
U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler last Monday subpoenaed McGahn to testify before the panel in its investigation of possible obstruction of justice by Trump.
The deadline comes after a week of heightened tension between Democrats and the Trump administration over Barr's handling of Mueller's Russian Federation report.
President Donald Trump told reporters Friday that it will be up to Barr to determine whether Mueller is permitted to testify on the Russian Federation investigation.
Democrats aren't alone in seeking Mueller's testimony. "And if he was, then that changes it all", Jordan said, proposing that the intelligence community had it in for Trump.
In a CNN poll after the Mueller report was released, 37% said Trump should be impeached and removed from office, 59% said they do not feel that way.
Mr Nadler said the panel hoped the special counsel would appear before the committee on May 15.
The White House declined to comment on the record.
"I wasn't hiding the ball", Barr told Sen.
Flood reiterated that point in a letter seen by Reuters, saying Trump's decision to let advisers cooperate when Mueller was conducting his investigation did not extend to congressional oversight investigations now that the inquiry had been completed.
Barr defended his handling of the case during a contentious Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week. Christopher Coons, D-Del., who pressed the attorney general on whether he omitted key details of Mueller's report from his initial account of the findings.
"I'm trying to grapple with the word 'suggest.' I mean, there have been discussions of, of matters out there that, uh-they have not asked me to open an investigation", Barr said.
Ms Pelosi also said the administration's refusal to respect subpoenas by a House committee is "very, very serious" and noted that ignoring congressional subpoenas was one of the articles of impeachment against former President Richard Nixon.
Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice's inspector general demanding he investigates whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate President Trump's political opponents.
"I said, 'Bob, what's with the letter?"
The partisan shouting match in Washington is intensifying as a platoon of Democratic presidential hopefuls hit the campaign trail, with Trump lobbing Twitter insults at the front-runners. Trump keeps throwing shade at the leaders of the firefighters union, but union leaders say Trump didn't help them after he got their votes and their money.
"First @realDonaldTrump repeatedly tried to fire Mueller".
Indeed, a witness can provide written testimony, meet with staff or lawmakers behind closed doors or testify in public, but the Graham spokeswoman would not clarify further.