Criminal charges just went public, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is in shock. Her involvement has the nation talking.
Pelosi has leveled the charge of “obstructing Congress” to Attorney General William Barr if he does not appear before the House Judiciary Committee as requested.
The purpose of Barr’s appearance is to discuss special counsel Robert Mueller’s ‘collusion’ report, however, the Democrats want to play political games and Barr knows it.
Instead of only committee members questioning him, Pelosi and the Democrats would like staffers included as well — specifically lawyers who work at their disposal. This is a terrible idea rife with political undertones.
Department of Justice spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said that members “should be the ones doing the questioning” and Barr “remains happy to engage with members on their questions regarding the Mueller report.”
Pelosi is prepared to dig her spiked heels in and continue claiming that Barr is “obstructing Congress” if he doesn’t show. The attorney general cannot “tell the committee how to conduct its interviews,” she said.
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