We now know, thanks to WaPo and NYT, that special counsel Robert Mueller sent a letter to Barr, complaining about Barr’s summary of Mueller’s report on his nearly two-year investigation into Russian election meddling. Two weeks later, in sworn testimony, when asked if Mueller supported his conclusion in his four-page memo on Mueller’s report, Barr told Congress, “I don’t know.”
Colbert ran the tape on Late Show.
“Okay, I know that might seem contradictory. But I think I know what’s going on here,” Colbert assured viewers.
“He is lying.”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was not pleased with Barr, and said so on Thursday morning at a news conference. She called it “deadly serious” that the Attorney General of the United States of America lied to the Congress of the United States, under oath.
“That is a crime,” she reminded reporters.
“Yes, when the Attorney General lies to Congress it is a crime. When the President does it, it is the State of the Union,” Colbert explained.