Barr: I Wouldn’t Follow an Order From Trump to Fire Mueller Without Good Cause

Breitbart | 1/15/2019 | Staff
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During his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Attorney General nominee William Barr stated that he would not follow an order from the president to change the current special counsel regulations and then fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller or follow orders to fire Mueller without cause.

Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) asked, “So, the current regulations on the books right now prevent the attorney general from firing, without cause, the special counsel. They require misconduct, dereliction of duty, incapacity, conflict. Will you follow that standard?”

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Barr responded, “Of course.”

Coons then asked, “What if the president asked you to rescind or change those special counsel regulations?”

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Barr answered, “I think those special counsel...
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