"The public servants there and in similar offices around the country deserve an attorney general who shares their abiding commitment to the rule of law, demonstrates strength and independence, speaks truth to power and represents no one person, but all Americans".
Mueller's report released to the public on April 18 said Trump had asked McGahn to fire Mueller as he was investigating suspected Russian interference in the 2016 USA election and possible coordination between the Trump campaign members and Moscow officials.
Two House committees on Friday asked Friday to intervene in a lawsuit filed by President Trump, his eldest children, and the Trump Organization seeking to block lawmakers' subpoenas of their financial records.
Lawyers were going to be used to cross-examine the attorney general following questioning by members of Congress. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, whom he publicly belittled for allowing the Justice Department to investigate him.
Graham told reporters Thursday that he is moving forward on his own investigation into the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and allegations that the FBI abused the surveillance law to obtain a warrant on Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.
Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said if the attorney general doesn't provide the committee "with the information it demands and the respect that it deserves, Mr Barr's moment of accountability will come soon enough".
Kamala Harris asks Attorney General Bill Barr whether or not Rod Rosenstein had been cleared of a conflict of interest in presiding over the Mueller investigation.
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She also attacked Barr for what she said was conflicting testimony to Congress about his communications with Mueller, over Barr's handling of the initial summary of the report.
Justice Department officials have called the allegations scurrilous and say the attorney general has no intention of stepping down. Barr made that assertion despite a letter he received in March from Mueller complaining Barr's summary didn't fully capture the "context, nature and substance" of his almost 400-page report.
Some are calling the letter from Graham "shrewd", since the only thing Graham invited Mueller to talk about was a phone call he would probably decline to discuss. It also described attempts by Trump to obstruct Mueller's probe, but did not say whether Trump had committed a crime.
Bringing a rubber chicken to a Senate fight didn't work out that great from Democrat Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee, which perhaps played a role in his dramatic escalation of rhetoric on Friday in an unbelievable CNN interview. Many anxious that it enabled Trump to claim "total vindication" before the full report was released.
Richard Blumenthal pointed out that Mueller did not mention the press in his March 27 letter. "This is not the department's judgment to make".
"The president of the United States wants desperately to prevent Congress-a co-equal branch of government-from providing any check whatsoever to even his most reckless decisions", Nadler said. He has asked DOJ to make the more complete version of the Mueller report available to "all members", where, based on patterns of behavior from the partisan Democrats, it would nearly certainly be leaked to the media.
In a defiant letter, the White House said Mr Trump had the right to instruct advisers not to testify before congressional oversight probes related to the Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation inquiry and called Mr Mueller's report on the matter defective. "I don't agree with that", Pelosi said Friday at an event in Medford, Massachusetts.