AG Barr now appears to be at odds with Trump

Attorney General William Barr said the investigators who launched the Russia probe did not commit treason, as President Trump has repeatedly claimed.
1:51 | 05/31/19

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Attorney general William Barr giving his first interview since Robert Mueller's stunning statement. Barr seems to be at president trump saying the investigators who launched the probe did not commit treason like the president has claimed. Mary Bruce has the very latest from capitol hill. Good morning, Mary. Good morning Cecelia. The attorney general is investigating the origin of the Russian investigation. He said he thinks the U.S. Government spied on the trump he's not calling it treason. As a legal matter Barr said the investigators did not commit treason. He's criticizing their behavior suggesting they acted improperly. When it comes to the special counsel Barr thinks Mueller could have reached a decision on obstruction of justice. Despite the policy they could not indict a sitting president. Mueller instead punted to congress. Speaker Nancy Pelosi was on Jimmy Kimmel talking impeachment. Let's listen. I think the president wants us to impeach him. You think he wants us to impeach him? He knows it's not a good idea to be impeached. The silver lining for him is he believes he would be exonerated by the United States senate. Seems like she's making it clear impeachment not happening any time soon. She's holding her ground. She's warning despite growing calls for Democrats to impeach, unless they can get Republicans on board she's warning it could backfire on Democrats. It is why Pelosi continues to under score instead of rushing to impeachment Democrats should be focussed on building a compelling case against the Mary Bruce, thank you. Now to new developments in the escalating battle over

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