Rep. Cummings Rips GOP Colleagues in Strzok Hearing, Brings Out Posters of ‘Guilty’ Trump Campaigners
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) is making his view clear that the congressional hearing on Peter Strzok is a theatrical distraction from the ongoing investigations into President Trump‘s 2016 campaign.
In his opening statement on the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Strzok’s alleged bias and improper actions within the FBI, Cummings accused committee chairman Bob Goodlatte and Trey Gowdy of interfering with Robert Mueller‘s investigation when they promised that they wouldn’t. Cummings scolded the two for holding closed-door interviews with key witnesses, their off-handed threats to hold others in contempt of Congress, and for calling on the Mueller probe to hurry up and end.
“What has changed?” Cummings asked. “Why did our chairmen promise not to interfere wittingly or unwittingly but then suddenly launch this aggressive attack against our special counsel?”
The congressman had an answer, reminding everyone that Mueller has obtained five guilty pleas and indicted eighteen others while investigating Russia and the Trump campaign. Cummings then had his staff pull out huge posters of Michael Flynn, George Papadopoulos and other Trump staffers who have admitted to crimes.
Cummings concluded by saying that Michael Cohen might be about to shed some new light on the president, and Goodlatte and Gowdy should allow the investigation to stay on course.
Watch above, via Fox News.
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