Report: Barr Jokes to Pelosi, Asks if She Brought “Handcuffs” for Him
During the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day event at Capitol Hill, Attorney General William Barr asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) if she brought her “handcuffs” for him after she accused him of lying to Congress earlier this month, according to the Free Beacon.
The Beacon reports:
According to multiple reporters, Barr approached Pelosi following the National Peace Officers Memorial Service in Washington, shook her hand, and asked, “Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?” Pelosi smiled and said the House Sergeant at Arms was present if an arrest was necessary, to which Barr laughed and walked away.
After the National Peace Officers Memorial Service at the Capitol, Attorney General Bill Barr approached Nancy Pelosi, shook her hand and asked:
"Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?"
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Last week, Democrats voted to hold Barr in contempt of Congress for failing to hand over the unredacted Mueller report.
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) ripped into his colleagues for the vote, claiming Democrats were afraid that Bill Barr would expose the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation.
“I don’t think today is actually about getting information. I don’t think its about getting the unredacted Mueller report. I don’t think last week’s hearing was actually about having staff question the Attorney General. I think it’s all about trying to destroy Bill Barr because Democrats are nervous he’s going to get to the bottom of everything,” he said. “He’s going to find out how and why this investigation started in the first place.”