Vice President Mike Pence strongly criticized Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday after they engaged in often heated questioning and commentary directed at Attorney General William Barr.
Pence told “The Story” host Martha MacCallum that the panel’s majority, led by Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., “wanted to be heard more than they wanted to listen.”
“Bill Barr is leading the Justice Department in this country with great integrity and brings a lifetime commitment to the rule of law,” the vice president said. “But to see it today, in the little bit that I was able to watch, it was clear that the Democrats wanted to hear themselves talk more than they wanted to hear from the attorney general of the United States.”
Pence specifically called out Nadler’s claim during the hearing that the Federal Protective Service dispatched agents to Portland, Ore., to quell violent rioting because “the president wants footage for his campaign ads.”
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