Trump – Russia Collusion, Mueller Report And Why It is Impossible for ‘Attorney General Barr’ to Whitewash

Vox Attorney General William Barr arrives to testify on Capitol Hill on April 09, 2019. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Why Barr cannot sweep Mueller Report under the carpet

Neil Katyal: “Many who watched Attorney General William Barr’s testimony on Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which followed the revelation that the special counsel Robert Mueller had expressed misgivings about Mr. Barr’s characterization of his report, are despairing about the rule of law. I am not among them. I think the system is working, and inching, however slowly, toward justice.”

“When it comes to investigating a president, the special counsel regulations I had the privilege of drafting in 1998-99 say that such inquiries have one ultimate destination: Congress. That is where this process is going, and has to go. We are in the fifth inning, and we should celebrate a system in which our own government can uncover so much evidence against a sitting president.”

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