U.S. attorney General Bill Barr denied a statement before the judiciary Committee of the house of representatives to the report of Russia-special investigator Robert Mueller. He said the appearance after both sides were unable to agree on the Format of the hearing.
Barr should put on Thursday by the Democrat-dominated Committee on legal Affairs. The suggestion is that lawyers of the Committee should consult with Barr, was without example, and unnecessarily criticized the spokeswoman of the Ministry of justice, Kerri Kupec. The questions to be asked of the members.
The democratic Chairman of the judiciary Committee, Jerry Nadler, was very angry about Barr's decision and accused the government of wanting to the Congress conditions, for a hearing to dictate. The Democrat announced that he wanted to achieve, that special investigator Robert Mueller on 15. May appear before the Committee.
According to Nadlers Barr also refused to provide the Committee with a full and UN-shaded doctors Version of the Mueller report on the Russia-affair around President Donald Trump . Also in this case, the Chairman of the Committee with a mandatory application threatened.
criticism due to interpretations
Barr is due to its dealing with Mueller's final report, substantially in the criticism. He had been on Wednesday, more than four hours by the Republican-controlled Committee on legal Affairs in the Senate. He rejected criticism of the Democrats in his decision, U.S. President Donald Trump from accusations of obstruction of justice to acquit. The Mueller Material collected was "not sufficient" to prove an obstruction of Justice by the President of the criminal Dimension.
to have The special investigator Mueller Barr, not even a summary of its investigation threw created. Mueller had for his work. Him time, money, and all the necessary means for the 22-month investigation, have been provided.
Democrats call for resignation
Mueller, in turn, had criticized the summary of his report by Barr. In a Wednesday known Letter to Barr dam Mueller values in March, the summary didn't play the context and the content of the conclusions completely. This had led to confusion in the Public about the critical points of the investigation results.
Several democratic senators Barr came violently. The Democrat Mazie Hirono for example, before you reproached him, he had abused at various Points in his office to protect, unilaterally, the President, in addition, he has lied to with a view to Mueller's concerns to the Congress. "You should resign," asked Hirono. Barr had these and other attacks and taken taken. Trump had him only a few months ago to the top of the Justice Department.
the Background of Mueller's investigation was the alleged interference by Moscow in the US presidential election in 2016. The special investigator had almost studied for two years whether trump's campaign team has made secret agreements with the representatives of Russia and the US-President, the disabled, the judicial investigation.
at the end of March, Mueller had finished his work, and Barr, a confidential report passed. 24. March presented to Barr, first a four-page summary. Only in mid-April, he made a partially redacted Version of the full report public. (chk/sda)
Created: 02.05.2019, 02:41 PM