House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerold Nadler (D-NY) said Sunday on CNN’s State of the Union that he thought Attorney General William Barr deserved to be impeached over the firing of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman.
Nadler implied that Berman had been fired because he was investigating Trump personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and his dealings with Turkey.
“We’ve seen a pattern of the president opposing, of Barr corruptly impeding all these investigations. So, this is just more of the same,” Nadler said.
a waste of time at this point because we do know we have a corrupt Senate, which will not consider the evidence and the facts. So we’re instead going to do what we have to do without that. And including barring $50 million from his own personal budget.”
When host Jake Tapper asked if he was calling all Republicans who voted to acquit Trump corrupt, Nadler said, “I think in the sense of being corrupt against the interest of the country, yes.”
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