By Breitbart. During a press conference after the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt on Wednesday, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated that we “are now in a constitutional crisis.”
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Nadler: Trump Claim of Executive Privilege Could Delay Mueller Testimony
By Politico. President Donald Trump’s sweeping effort to block congressional access to the Mueller report could complicate Democrats’ efforts to bring special counsel Robert Mueller in as a witness, a top Democrat told POLITICO on Wednesday.
Noting that Mueller is still an employee of the Justice Department, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said Trump’s claim of executive privilege could succeed in delaying the House’s efforts to access Mueller’s report and hear his testimony. . .
Nadler said he hasn’t received a definitive assurance about when Mueller intends to leave the Justice Department but that “by all accounts it’s very short.” He indicated that he’s banking on Mueller’s departure to ease his path to testifying to the Judiciary Committee.
It’s unclear whether that could set back the committee’s efforts to call Mueller on May 15, a tentative date that House Democrats have eyed. But there’s no indication Mueller has consented to testifying or that he’s operating on the committee’s tentative schedule. (Read more from “Nadler: Trump Claim of Executive Privilege Could Delay Mueller Testimony” HERE)