WATCH: Jeffries accuses Barr of lying after Barr criticizes Obama “That’s a myth, that’s a lie..Reclaiming my time”

Moments ago, Attorney General William Barr engaged in a contentious exchange with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries.

Barr criticized Obama’s handling of the CDC and tied it to problems in the pandemic testing system to which Jeffries replied “That is inaccurate. That’s a myth. That’s a lie….Reclaiming my time.”

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Rep. Jeffries also claimed during their contentious exchange “Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been the worst failure of any president in American history.”

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Matt Wolking tweeted in response to the exchange:

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries is just straight up lying in this hearing.

Elizabeth Harrington tweeted:

Did the Chinese Communist Party write Hakeem Jeffries’ questions?