nearvideo, Chris Wallace: the Democrats will come down very heavily on Barr the conclusion there was no obstruction of justice
‘Fox News Sunday’ anchor Chris Wallace says state attorney General Bill Barr seemed to almost be acting as the President of Trump’s defense Advisor during his remarks on the release of the Mueller report.
Attorney General William Barr’s statements to the press in front of the blackened Müller report on the Russia-analysis was published, made him appear as if he was a consultant to the President, but the attorney General, Fox News anchor Chris Wallace said on Thursday.
Barr offered a staunch defense of the President Trump on Thursday morning during a press conference, where he has a preview of justice hampered the results of the report and explained why he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein concluded that the President had.
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He also said it was important to consider the “context” – for trombone s actions during the last two years.
“President Trump in the face of an unprecedented situation. As he entered the office and looked in the performance of his duties as President, the Federal agents and prosecutors were told in the investigation, his behavior before and after taking office, and the behavior of some of its employees,” Barr. “At the same time, there was relentless speculation in the media about the President’s personal debt. Still, as he said from the beginning that there is no collusion, in fact, was.”
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As a reaction to the press conference, Wallace said, “America’s Newsroom” Barr “seemed almost as a consultant for the defense, the Advisor to the President.”
“The attorney General seemed almost as a consultant for the defense, the Advisor to the President, instead of the attorney General, talks about his motives, talks about his anger, his feeling, that was unfair,” he told anchor Bill Hemmer and Sandra Müller. “Really, as I say, you make a case for the President.”
Wallace went on to say that the Democrats will come down hard on the sections relating to the disability set forth in the report.
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The Department of Justice has published the redacted report to the legislature and to the public soon after the press conference.