Stacey Abrams Explains Why She Doesn’t Accept AG Barr’s Summary of Mueller Report
Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, who is still deciding if she is going to run in 2020, explained why she does not trust Attorney General William Barr’s summary of the findings in Robert Mueller’s investigation during her interview on CBS This Morning.
“Let me ask you about the Barr report because you gave an interview where you commented on it, Barr’s interpretation of the Mueller report…And you said that I tend to think it’s like having your brother summarize your report card to your parents. We should be deeply suspicious, especially since he had 12 tardies and at least three times ditching class. What are you trying to say with that?” Bianna Golodryga asked.
“I’m saying that it is inappropriate for us to assume we know what the Mueller report says until we can read the Mueller report,” Abrams said. “Having someone whose job it is — is not simply to — he’s the attorney general, but he became attorney general in part because he chastised Mueller during the earlier process.”
“I do not think we can assume that what he is reported in his summary is an accurate summary of the report,” she added. “But the best way to know what was said in the report is to read the report. And my belief is until we’ve seen the report, we don’t know what it says,” she added.
Mueller’s report, according to the summary by Barr, cleared President Donald Trump and his campaign on any collusion with Russia. It did not make a determination on obstruction of justice. Barr and Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein then concluded there wasn’t enough evidence for an offense.
Watch above, via CBS.
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