Laura Ingraham on Tuesday accused Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee of “taking clues” from rioters in American cities by “performing for a television audience, attempting to carry out what amounted to a reputation assassination. [Attorney General] Bill Barr. «
Host “Ingraham Angle” pointed to an exchange between Barr and Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Who asked the Attorney General if he had called on federal agents to “stop using these chemical irritants on protesters. “.
“You mean pepper spray?” Barr responded. “No, I think that’s a very important non-lethal option. ”
“For the demonstrators? Dean replied sternly.
“No, for the rioters,” Barr said.
“That was my question – for the protesters? Dean repeated.
“No, for the rioters,” Barr repeated in turn.
“Sir, America was founded on the principles of free speech – excuse me – by taking my time back,” Dean said as Barr resumed responding. “I am surprised at your lack of respect for a member of Congress. ”
Ingraham said that Barr offered Dean more “deference” than she deserved, and that she intentionally “distorted and demonized” the attorney general for television cameras.
Other “highlights” from the hearing included Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Announcing that he would submit a resolution to consider whether Barr should be impeached.
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Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., Claimed that Barr had engaged in “systematic racism” by supposedly making all-white staff work for him when he joined the Department of Justice, while Rep. David Cicillin, DR.I., said Barr that his “failure to respect the role of peaceful protest in this country is a shame.”
“For several hours today we saw the mobsters at work,” Ingraham said. “But they weren’t outside the building. They were inside, verbally and viciously attacking one of America’s most respected jurists. “