Congressional Democrats, including newly elected members of the House, held a conference call on Thursday to discuss Sessions’ ouster, Democratic lawmakers and aides said. During the Thursday conference call, House Democrats said they would attempt to include legislation protecting Mueller’s investigation in an appropriations bill that Congress is due to consider later this year. He has said he does not believe there is a need for Congress to pass legislation aimed at protecting the special counsel from termination. The Democrats said they also want the Justice Department to protect the integrity of Mueller’s investigation and to preserve relevant documents. Recusal debate follows Trump’s acting AG pickNadler is expected to become House Judiciary chairman when a Democratic House majority, elected in Tuesday’s midterm elections, takes over in the new Congress that convenes in January.
Source: bd News24 November 09, 2018 03:33 UTC