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Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:08 PM

'Keep your mouth shut': Dems erupt over Barr's Mueller report rollout

Source: Politico










Lawmakers are accusing the attorney general of trying to spin Mueller’s findings.



04/17/2019 06:39 PM EDT


House Democrats exploded in anger Wednesday over Attorney General William Barr’s plans to roll out special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, accusing the Justice Department of trying to spin the report’s contents and protect President Donald Trump.

Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will hold a press conference at 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning to review the report, which may be heavily redacted. Reports that DOJ officials have already discussed Mueller’s findings with the White House only further inflamed tensions.

“I’m deeply troubled by reports that the WH is being briefed on the Mueller report AHEAD of its release,” tweeted House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler. The New York Democrat added that DOJ informed him that lawmakers will not receive the report until around 11 a.m. or 12 p.m. Thursday.

“Why is William Barr holding a press conference if not to (once again) try and frame the Special Counsel’s findings,” tweeted Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), a member of the House Judiciary Committee. “Just release the full report and let the American people judge for themselves!”

Democrats were also incensed that Trump, in a radio interview, revealed Barr’s press event minutes before the Justice Department officially announced it — another suggestion that the White House and Justice Department were coordinating ahead of the report’s public release. A DOJ spokeswoman later said the press conference was not Trump’s idea. Trump said in the same interview that he might hold his own press event afterward.


“Pretty convenient of the attorney general to take questions on the report before anyone has a chance to read the report,” Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.), a Judiciary Committee member, wrote on Twitter...................

The uproar came as The New York Times reported that DOJ officials have had “numerous conversations” with White House lawyers about Mueller’s conclusions.


....................“So-called Attorney General is presiding over a dog and pony show,” tweeted House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries. “Here is a thought. Release the Mueller report tomorrow morning and keep your mouth shut. You have ZERO credibility.”

Read more: https://www.politico.com/story/2019/04/17/william-barr-mueller-report-1280585























Democrats are in an uproar after the White House and Department of Justice officials appear to be coordinating ahead of the release of the special counsels report. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images




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Reply 'Keep your mouth shut': Dems erupt over Barr's Mueller report rollout (Original post)
riversedge Apr 2019 OP
Iliyah Apr 2019 #1
ffr Apr 2019 #2
Ahpook Apr 2019 #5
cstanleytech Apr 2019 #7
deurbano Apr 2019 #8
essaynnc Apr 2019 #3
dalton99a Apr 2019 #4
BeyondGeography Apr 2019 #6
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Apr 2019 #9
BigmanPigman Apr 2019 #10
Duppers Apr 2019 #11
Mc Mike Apr 2019 #12

Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:12 PM

1. Because shithole and Barr are guilty.

This is confirmation. Republicans what say you.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:12 PM

2. Barr is a disgrace to the office. He should be arrested, disbarred and answer to congress

for his actions!

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Response to ffr (Reply #2)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:35 PM

5. Exactly

But, we all know how this will turn out. A big bunch of nothing!

If this was an investigation on any Democratic party member who committed even a single crime that tRump has, the Pubes would have instantly nailed them to the wall.

WTF is going on in this country?

On edit: And as expected, the Dems are in an uproar! Who gives a fuck about an uproar!

We need a tsunami inside the beltway... now!!!

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Response to Ahpook (Reply #5)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:42 PM

7. Atleast not until Trumps out of office at which point an investigation should

be instituted and if he is found to have broken any laws he should be held accountable rather than letting him escape the consequences of his actions as has been done in the past when Repugnants break the law.

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Response to ffr (Reply #2)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:44 PM

8. Ditto for Rosenstein.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:21 PM

3. I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore!

I'm mad, I'm incensed, it's wrong, and the illegal too!

So what the hell are we going to do about it??? I think I'll Kahuna's are gone.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:23 PM

4. Barr is dangerously corrupt and should be impeached

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 07:38 PM

6. We're getting pushed around

Yet again.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 08:02 PM

9. Barr has shown he has no credibility

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 08:52 PM

10. Rep Waters is PISSED OFF and wants him impeached NOW!

She told Chris Hayes that she is breaking with Pelosi and wants him gone before he can spread more lies and take in another dime of campaign donations. We shouldn't wait any longer and he should have been gone long ago. Go Maxine, GO!

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #10)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 10:06 PM

11. Saw that.❤Auntie Maxine! Impeachment will be cathartic for this country.

Pelosi is wrong. Impeachment will be cathartic for the country. This festering wound to our democracy must be drained.

It's the only way, it seems, that the truth will get out. And it needs to be done **before** the election.
Trump is up to 46% in the polls now! We must stop these lies.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 06:30 AM

12. Show us how innocent twitler is, release the report.

It 'totally exonerates' him.

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