UPDATED 7:25 AM PT — Thursday, May 16, 2019
Witnesses brought to Capitol Bill by Democrats recently delivered a blow to the party’s rhetoric on the attorney general.
Republican Congressman Kelly Armstrong grilled legal experts Wednesday about the subpoena issued to William Barr by the House Judiciary Committee. When pressed on the issue, the witnesses agreed that the subpoena asks Barr to violate the law in order to comply.
MUST WATCH: The Democratic witnesses at the House Judiciary Committee hearing testified that the subpoena committee Democrats issued to AG Barr requires him to violate the law in order to comply. #MuellerReport pic.twitter.com/A9b1WKIe6Z
— Congressman Kelly Armstrong (@RepArmstrongND) May 15, 2019
The committee voted last week to hold Barr in contempt for refusing to releasing the unredacted report. This forced President Trump to assert executive privilege over the material and any underlying evidence.