Eric Garland+ Your Authors @ericgarland Intelligence analyst and advisor to CEOs and governments. I break down global events into clear narratives and appropriate profanity. May. 02, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Pelosi just explained why Barr defied the subpoena to appear before House Judiciary. She says he committed 18 U.S. Code 1001 in the Senate. Lindsay Graham is unlikely to make a criminal referral.

Barr would likely have lied to Nadler, who WOULD make a criminal referral.

Defying subpoenas and lying to protect that Mobster in the White House is bad enough. But defying the Constitution to protect yourself as an individual from prosecution because you plan to lie again? That seems like INHERENT CONTEMPT, and hopefully Congress will arrest Barr.

P.S. When was the last time Congress made a criminal referral for lying? Tuesday.  https://www.politico.com/story/2019/04/30/adam-schiff-criminal-referral-erik-prince-1292917 


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