Lindsey Graham: AG Nominee Barr Committed to Letting Mueller Finish Russia Probe


Former Attorney General William Barr, nominated by President Donald Trump for the position, met with lawmakers today, and Senator Lindsey Graham said he will let Robert Mueller do his job.

After meeting with Barr, Graham told reporters, “I asked Mr. Barr directly, ‘Do you think, Bob, Mr. Mueller is on a witch hunt?’ He said no.”

He said Barr has a “high opinion” of Mueller and believes Mueller’s “doing a professional job,” concluding that the AG nominee is “committed” to allowing Mueller to finish.

After Trump announced Barr as his AG nominee, the Wall Street Journal reported last month that Barr sent a memo to the DOJ criticizing one aspect of the Mueller probe.

You can watch above, via CNN.

[image via screengrab]

Have a tip we should know?

Filed Under:

Josh Feldman is a Senior Editor at Mediaite. Email him here: Follow him on Twitter: @feldmaniac