Attorney General William Barr faced questions from the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday in a confrontational five-hour hearing chaired by New York Congressman Jerry Nadler.
“My mother got to see Mr. Yoho’s disrespect on the floor of this House towards me on television and I am here because I have to show my parents that I am their daughter and that they did not raise me to accept abuse from men.”
The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.
"While this legislation has some good elements, it ultimately fails to match the scale of this crisis."
This all came after the White House invoked executive privilege to prevent the full report’s release to Congress and to bar former White House counsel Don McGahn from providing documents to Congress related to the Mueller probe.
"Any lawmaker who doesn't want to invoke the wrath of their constituents should vote for its clean passage on the House floor."
“HR 1 restores the people’s faith that government works for the public interest, the people’s interest, not the special interest.”
"Now we need to push lawmakers extra hard to support the new legislation before the lobbyists get to them."
“In five minutes, this freshman congresswoman just laid out a whole investigative plan for three more topics into Donald Trump’s potentially criminal activities.”