Donald Trump has circled the wagons…
He will NOT allow ANY of his employee’s to answer questions from Congress, which has the ‘Right’ to oversee actions of executive branch, concerning the Mueller Report…
We have had some of this in the past….
But NOT as big as this…..
Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd notified the House Judiciary Committee of the development in a letter Wednesday morning, as the committee was poised to vote on a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for failing to turn over the unredacted report and underlying materials, which the panel had demanded via subpoena.
“We are disappointed that you have rejected the Department of Justice’s request to delay the vote of the Committee on the Judiciary on a contempt finding against the Attorney General this morning,” Boyd wrote in a letter to Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)….
The House Judiciary Committee prepared to vote Wednesday morning to hold Mr. Barr in contempt, despite a threat issued late Tuesday night from the Justice Department that it would ask the president to invoke executive privilege over the materials the Democrats are demanding.
Committee Democrats did not take kindly to the department’s threat.
“In the coming days, I expect that Congress will have no choice but to confront the behavior of this lawless administration,” Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York, the committee’s chairman, said late Tuesday. “The committee will also take a hard look at the officials who are enabling this cover-up.”….