uring 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.
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.”
resident Trump is reiterating his 2016 campaign call for the death penalty for criminals who kill police officers.
Speaking at the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day service in Washington, D.C. today, the President said, “The ambushes and attacks on our police must end, and they must end right now. We believe that criminals who murder police officers should immediately, but with trial, get the death penalty. But quickly. The trial should go fast. It’s got to be fair, but it’s got to go fast,” Trump said.
Also at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Day event, the widow of slain California police officer Ronil Singh personally thanked President Trump for his support of her family.
“I actually want to thank you personally,” said Anamika Singh. You’re the only one that actually reached out and gave your condolences to the family, and it actually means a lot to all of our law enforcement families that are here, for the sacrifice my husband and his brothers in blue and sisters in blue have given.”
Ronil’s brother, Reggie Singh also spoke at the event and expressed his unwavering support for President Trump.
“I would like to thank every single law enforcement officer over here,” he said. “What you guys go through, I’ve heard stories from my brother. This man over here, the Singh family supports him. Whatever he is doing for law enforcement, we support him. His team at the White House has reached out to us multiple times, multiple times. I don’t think that has ever happened before ever. This man is amazing, and my family supports him. Thank you.