Following House Democrats’ Wednesday vote to hold US Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress regarding his handling of the Mueller report, Republican Rep. Jim Jordan issued a scathing rebuke of Democrats, who he said want to “destroy” Barr.
“Bill Barr’s following the law, and what’s his reward? Democrats are gonna hold him in contempt,” said Jordan.
The Ohio lawmaker continued, “Democrats are nervous [Barr will] get to the bottom of everything,” adding, “He’s gonna find out how and why this investigation started in the first place.”
In the wake of the Mueller report, which ultimately vindicated President Trump of collusion and obstruction allegations, Democrats have increasingly turned their anger towards Barr, prompting backlash from the White House and Republicans.