Confirming that we are going to keep hearing Robert Mueller's name for weeks and months to come, the House Judiciary Committee announced on Monday that they will begin hearings on the Robert Mueller report (more of them, that is) on June 10.
One of their first witnesses was a key figure in the Watergate scandal.
.@HouseJudiciary Dems announce they will begin holding hearings on the Mueller report starting on 6/10. The first one, on “presidential obstruction and other crimes,” will feature Nixon White House Counsel John Dean and other experts.— Rebecca Kaplan (@RebeccaRKaplan) June 3, 2019
Republicans, exhausted with the whole process, are accusing Democrats of engaging in more desperate political games.
We have a host of things we could be doing to help families across America... but thank goodness the Democrats are calling 'Watergate Star' John Dean to testify. Yet another openly desperate move to resuscitate a dead collusion conspiracy.— Mark Meadows (@RepMarkMeadows) June 3, 2019
This is not serious. https://t.co/k5uxZ3JKe7
Special counsel Robert Mueller concluded in his two-year-long investigation that President Trump did not collude with Russia to win the 2016 election. However, a few of the special counsel's vague remarks in last week's statement have given Democrats renewed hope that the president may have at least obstructed justice. Since DOJ rules prevent Mueller from pursuing those charges against a sitting president, Congress was more than willing to take the baton.
Given that Special Counsel Mueller was unable to pursue criminal charges against the President, it falls to Congress to respond to the crimes, lies and other wrongdoing of President Trump – and we will do so. No one, not even the President of the United States, is above the law. pic.twitter.com/iRBV2Z5dgq— House Judiciary Dems (@HouseJudiciary) May 29, 2019