Legal professional Basic William Barr spent a number of hours testifying earlier than the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday. He was supposed to seem earlier than the Home Judiciary Committee as we speak — however now that is not taking place.
Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler introduced Wednesday that Barr will skip as we speak’s listening to following a dispute between Home Democrats and the nation’s high regulation enforcement officer over whether or not Barr would publicly face questions from committee workers attorneys.
The Justice Division additionally knowledgeable the committee that it could not adjust to its subpoena for the complete, unredacted report from particular counsel Robert Mueller, Nadler mentioned, lacking a deadline the committee had set for Wednesday.
So what occurs now? If the Justice Division doesn’t change course within the subsequent day or two, Nadler mentioned, the committee is more likely to start contempt proceedings in opposition to Barr over defying the subpoena for the complete report.