Rep. Jerry Nadler said that federal law makes clear that the documents they requested were “no longer covered by executive privilege, if they ever were.”
His administration won't give the House answers on the Mueller report, Trump's obstruction of justice and his personal finances, among other things.
“Everyone will soon be able to read it on their own," Attorney General Barr said.
The House Judiciary Committee chairman didn't hesitate when asked how far he'd go to get the report released.
The president is expected to invoke the privilege over some documents after Democrats sent requests to 81 individuals, entities and government agencies.
Some constitutional scholars want lawmakers to try anyway.
“This is not executive privilege, this is executive stonewalling,” Rep. Adam Schiff said of the testimony.
The attorney general struggled to articulate a legal basis for dodging questions.
“I am protecting the right of the president to assert [executive privilege] if he chooses,” he said.
When Dick Cheney appears before Congress to answer questions about his actions that caused the death and maiming of hundreds of thousands of people, some from incompetence, some as a result of outright lying- -- then he can come talk to us about Hillary Clinton testifying again.
Liberals are right to criticize Republicans for politicizing Fast and Furious. Conservatives are right that Democrats would have called for Gonzales' head if he'd been implicated. Instead we should recognize that the executive branch, regardless of party, sees itself as above the law.
Guns sold at a store under surveillance during the Fast and Furious operation were recovered at the crime scene where U.S
That pressure may be considerable, as a House contempt vote against Holder is guaranteed to focus intense media scrutiny
The Department of Justice has released over 7,600 documents detailing the Fast and Furious program over the course of the