For a while, it looked as though the distance between parties had narrowed on the issue of criminal justice reform with the passing of the First Step Act.
“Bill Barr, this is on you!” Honig said. “This is your house. The Bureau of Prisons is part of your of the U.S. Department of Justice.
The U.S. DOJ has decided that former FBI Director James Comey will not be prosecuted for allegedly leaking classified information, Fox News has reported.
In June, Trump wrote of "total exoneration by Robert Mueller & the Mueller Report". But Mueller made clear Trump's exoneration line was fake.
The contempt vote allows Congress to sue Ross and Barr in federal court, have a judge enforce the subpoena, and refer both men for criminal prosecution.
Judge Furman is putting the career Justice Department lawyers on the spot. Will they admit they want out of the case because of Trump's bizarre conduct?
Barr said the Justice Department will back Mueller if he violates the subpoena that Congress issued for his testimony -- and he already agreed to honor.