Democrats are in a huge tizzy over the fact that Attorney General William Barr refused to testify before House Democrats.
Some are calling for Barr to be charged with contempt of Congress and for him to be locked up in jail.
Their memories are conveniently and biasedly short.
When Republicans subpoenaed then Attorney General Eric Holder, as part of their investigation into the Operation Fast and Furious firearm scandal, Holder refused to appear.
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Republicans did hold him in contempt of Congress, but nothing happened because Barack Obama used his executive privilege to protect Holder, making many believe that both Holder and Obama had something to hide.
Fox News – Imprisoning Bill Barr is left’s new rallying cry: ‘Have him locked up’ – The battle between congressional Democrats and the Justice Department over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report has reached new levels of vitriol, as some on the left call for Attorney General Bill Barr to be physically dragged in to testify or even locked up for defying congressional subpoenas.
Though he testified a day earlier on the Senate side, Democrats on the committee still want to bring in the DOJ leader to answer questions on the conclusion of Mueller’s investigation. Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., also imposed a Monday morning deadline for Barr to turn over the full, unredacted Mueller report and additional files — a deadline the DOJ apparently missed, prompting Nadler to schedule a Wednesday vote on contempt proceedings against Barr…
Nadler and his fellow leftists had no intention of just interviewing Barr.
They fully intended to do their best throw accusations at Barr and persecute him to the best of their vile ability.
Barr knew this and was not about to appear before those who only wanted his head on a platter prior to the hearing.
Barr and Trump need to remind Nadler and his cronies that they never objected when Holder refused to appear.
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