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Title: 'Won't go well': Devin Nunes predicts William Barr hearing will be bad for Democrats
Post by: mystery-ak on February 13, 2020, 02:01:13 PM
'Won't go well': Devin Nunes predicts William Barr hearing will be bad for Democrats
by Caitlin Yilek
 | February 13, 2020 01:42 PM



Rep. Devin Nunes is looking forward to Attorney General William Barr’s testimony next month.

“It probably won’t go very well for the Democrats. Attorney General Barr seems to always have a full handle of all the facts,” Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, told Fox News on Thursday.

The senior Justice Department official will answer lawmakers’ questions when he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on March 31. His testimony will come weeks after the Justice Department scaled back a sentencing recommendation for former Trump adviser Roger Stone, who was found guilty of witness tampering and lying to Congress.

Democrats also want to question Barr about the decision to withdraw the nomination of former U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu, who had been tapped for a Treasury Department position. Liu oversaw Stone’s prosecution as well as former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s case after he was charged with lying to the FBI. President Trump has attacked the Justice Department’s handling of both cases.

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Title: Re: 'Won't go well': Devin Nunes predicts William Barr hearing will be bad for Democrats
Post by: mystery-ak on February 13, 2020, 02:02:06 PM
We have to wait until March 31st.....damnit!
Title: Re: 'Won't go well': Devin Nunes predicts William Barr hearing will be bad for Democrats
Post by: Bigun on February 13, 2020, 02:03:21 PM
I predict that Devine Nunes is EXACTLY right!
Title: Re: 'Won't go well': Devin Nunes predicts William Barr hearing will be bad for Democrats
Post by: Cyber Liberty on February 13, 2020, 04:03:49 PM
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Democrats also want to question Barr about the decision to withdraw the nomination of former U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu, who had been tapped for a Treasury Department position. Liu oversaw Stone’s prosecution as well as former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s case after he was charged with lying to the FBI. President Trump has attacked the Justice Department’s handling of both cases.

Barr:  "You would have to ask the Secretary of the Treasury about their personnel decisions.  Not my department."