House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler threatened Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena to produce the full Mueller report and its underlying evidence. The move came a day after Barr announced he'd skip the Judiciary Committee's Thursday hearing on the special counsel's report. Meanwhile, in a press conference House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress. We'll discuss the latest developments, as tensions between Democrats and the Justice Department escalate.
House Democrats Weigh Contempt Charge Against Attorney General
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William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, January 15, 2019. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
Rory Little, professor of constitutional law, UC Hastings College of the Law
Andrew Desiderio, congressional reporter, Politico