On Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she doesn’t trust Attorney General William Barr. Why? Because Barr recently suggested that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was spied on, likely by Democrats.
Who does Pelosi “trust?” Robert Mueller.
“He is not the attorney general of Donald Trump. He is the attorney general of the United States,” Pelosi said of Barr. “I don’t trust Barr, I trust Mueller.”
Pelosi said even suggesting that Trump’s campaign was spied on undermines Barr’s independence and credibility as the top law enforcer in the U.S. In an interview with the Associated Press, Pelosi added that she was “very concerned” about Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.
It’s funny. Do you think Nancy would have a problem with Barr if the Mueller investigation had actually found anything? Barr has every reason to suspect Trump was spied on in the last presidential election.
Where do you think so much of this Russian collusion conspiracy theory came from in the first place?
Speaker Pelosi says she doesn't trust Attorney General Barr: 'I trust Mueller'https://t.co/URAYbmdw1s
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Concerning the Mueller report, Pelosi was asked when she might be satisfied. “I’ll be satisfied when we have a new president of the United States who is a Democrat,” she replied.
Kudos for honesty to Pelosi. This whole mess was always about partisanship to begin with, not justice or the rule of law.
Now that their hopes of taking down Trump have been dashed, Pelosi won’t talk impeachment but her party focuses solely on seeing the entire Mueller report. If there were anything criminal we would already know about it because there would be indictments.
“My view is that impeachment is very divisive in the country, and when we see what we need to see it may be imperative that he be impeached. But up until then, he’s not worth it,” Pelosi said.
She added, “Let us see the report.”
How about, Nancy, we also see if your Democrat friends were spying on Trump? William Barr is not wrong to ask, and your resistance to it only shows you’re scared to find out.