AG Barr Leaves Feinstein SPEECHLESS When She Accuses Trump of Obstruction [Video]
On Tuesday, Attorney General William Barr sate before the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify on the Mueller report and his handling of the report.
The Democrats are just looking for anything at this point. But they're fighting a losing battle.
When it came time for Senator Dianne Feinstein to speak with Barr she
According to The Gateway Pundit,
Ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) grilled Bill Barr about the so-called ‘obstruction episodes’ in Mueller’s report.
Feinstein questioned Barr about the report’s claims that President Trump asked his lawyer Don McGahn to fire Mueller — Trump also asked McGahn to correct the inaccurate New York Times article stating he instructed Mueller’s firing.
In reality, President Trump instructed his counsel to look into Mueller’s conflicts of interest and ultimately Mueller was never fired — a fact that Bill Barr pointed out to Feinstein.
Feinstein continued to push back and argued that Trump trying to prevent further criticism of himself is somehow a crime — Bill Barr put her in her place.
“You have a situation where the President tries to change a lawyer’s account in order to prevent further criticism of himself,” Feinstein said.
“That’s not a crime,” Barr said leaving Feinstein speechless.
Feinstein then followed up by asking, “So you can, in this situation, instruct someone to lie?”
Barr replied, “No it has to be — well, to be obstruction of justice, the lie has to be tied to impairing the evidence in a particular proceeding. McGahn had already given his evidence and I think it would be plausible that the purpose of McGahn memorializing what the president was asking was to make the record that the president was never directing him to fire.”
“And there is a distinction between telling someone, ‘Go fire him, go fire Mueller,’ and say have him removed based on conflict.”
Does any of this matter to the Democrats though? No, probably not. They may as well be wearing earplugs and Barr may as well be talking to a wall.
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