Trump Slams 'Loser' John Dean After Nixon Comparison

Elias Hubbard
Июня 12, 2019

"The Department of Justice remains committed to appropriately accommodating Congress's legitimate interests related to the Special Counsel's Investigation and will continue to do so provided the previously voted-upon resolution does not advance", DOJ Spokesperson Kerri Kupec said. Watch live in the player above.

During a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Monday, Democrats hauled in a former White House counsel to Richard Nixon, John Dean, to testify on obstruction of justice as they pursue impeachment of Donald Trump.

Nadler said that all members of the Judiciary panel - Democrats and Republicans alike - would be able to see the documents, which he said "will allow us to perform our constitutional duties and decide how to respond to the allegations laid out against the president" by Mueller.

During an unusual public appearance last month, Mueller upped the ante as he said he never indicted Trump because it wasn't an option under longstanding Justice Department policy.

"Given our conversations with the Department, I will hold the criminal contempt process in abeyance for now", Nadler said Monday.

Tuesday's resolution will be voted on by House leaders, not the full House. I don't leave, ' he stated on the White House lawn.

The Mueller report found that the Trump campaign did not collude with Russian operatives.

Tuesday's vote reflects an evolving strategy for Democrats, who have moved toward lawsuits and away from criminal contempt as they investigate the Trump administration.

Trump, apparently watching the televised hearing, tweeted, "Can't believe they are bringing in John Dean, the disgraced Nixon White House Counsel".

The House is expected to authorize its committees on Tuesday to sue the Trump administration and others in pursuit of witnesses and documents for their manifold investigations into President Trump. "We have plenty of time to do that when we're back home", she said. Napolitano said the deal was a threat to the president because the evidence being turned over was not merely the unredacted Mueller report, but documents used to create the report, including financial documents, interview transcripts, and wiretaps.

The president said he'll stick out the proceedings, if Democrats go that route.

"He's not a credible person", Conway said of Dean.

In his leadoff testimony, Dean pointed to parallels between Trump's actions and the efforts of Nixon to obstruct the investigation of the Watergate special prosecutor.

Representative Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, said the agreement indicated the Trump administration was not stonewalling Congress, adding that Democrats should focus on the threat from Russian Federation.

Rep. Jim Jordan, also fed up with Democrats' futile hearings and witnesses, caught Dean in a web of lies and called him out for advising Lanny Davis, Michael Cohen's lawyer, to obstruct Cohen's testimony before the House Oversight Committee.

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