Dems Threaten Barr With Contempt For Skipping Hearing

Law360, Washington (May 2, 2019, 11:51 AM EDT) -- House Democrats bristled after Attorney General William Barr refused to appear for a committee hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report Thursday, threatening to hold Barr in contempt.

House Democrats, including Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, shown above, threatened to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt after he refused to appear for a hearing Thursday. (AP) Barr had previously agreed to testify before the Senate and House Judiciary Committees about Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump’s efforts to step into the probe itself. After Barr didn’t show, some members took a slightly taunting tone to...

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