Trump may provoke impeachment by obstructing investigations, says Schiff

White House counsel Don Mcgahn

White House counsel Don Mcgahn

"It's the attack strategy of harass, " Trump quoted Fitton on Twitter Monday morning.

"He released a massive amount of information!"

"President Donald Trump is ratcheting up pressure on the pharmaceutical sector to lower costs and announcing a new attempt to finish" surprise medical bills" for patients who have health insurance. "It was the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the people of this country", Trump said in reference to the Russian Federation investigation.

Fitton made his comments in response to Fox Business host Lou Dobbs asking if the new strategy in American politics was to pursue illegal subpoenas against the U.S. Attorney General. Nothing being alleged here changed the outcome of the Mueller investigation.

Impeachment by the Democratic-run House would be politically divisive and unlikely to succeed in a Senate run by Republicans, Adam Schiff, chairman of the House intelligence committee, told ABC's This Week.

President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted a long quote from Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton criticizing FBI Director Christopher Wray for "protecting" a "gang" that attempted "an illegal coup".

The DOJ said that Barr could not turn over the report, saying that it was impossible "to comply with the House Judiciary Committee's subpoena without violating the law, court rules, and court orders".

Protests in Kashmir after minor’s alleged rape by neighbour
Students from different colleges staged protests, demanding capital punishment to the culprit. Shops and business establishments were closed while traffic movement was substantial reduced.

It isn't hard to see why Democrats are anxious to get Mueller in front of the CSPAN cameras.

On March 27, Mueller wrote a private letter to Barr, telling Barr that his public letter "did not fully capture the context, nature and substance" of findings in the Mueller report.

The Justice Department had tried to pre-empt a contempt vote by offering Democrats a less-redacted version of the report, which they refused.

"This is about trying to get to impeachment", Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, told reporters last week, adding that Democrats were unsatisfied with the special counsel's conclusions.

Many Democrats, including some running for president in 2020, have called for impeachment proceedings against the president, claiming the episodes provide enough evidence to prove the president obstructed justice during the investigation.

But Burck declined on McGahn's behalf, the people said, because Attorney General William Barr had already concluded there was insufficient evidence to accuse the president of criminal obstruction. There also was the "memo describing" the contents of the Mueller report "that was so misleadingly pro-Trump that Mueller sent him a private note complaining about it".

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