from Conservative Review:
People are freaking out because Barr said the Mueller report was done for him. He’s right
During his Thursday morning press conference once again summarizing the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, when asked by a reporter why Mueller himself was not present, Attorney General William Barr explained that he wasn’t there because the report was written for the AG.
“It’s not [his report], it’s a report he did for me as the attorney general; he is required by the regulation to provide me with a confidential report,” Barr said. “I’m here to discuss my response to the report and my decision, entirely discretionary, to make it public.”
That response appeared to ruffle a few feathers:
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Shultz claimed that the report was really put together “for the American people.”
“So much for the idea of an independent Special Counsel,” lamented an MSNBC contributor.
Podcast host Fernand Amandi called it “ASTONISHING. UNAPOLOGETIC. AUTHORITARIANISM.