When William Barr was appointed attorney general, I believed he was capable of sticking to the rule of law and ensuring the Department of Justice maintained the public trust in the midst of an investigation of the president. I said as much on live TV.

I was wrong. William Barr has eroded public trust in government and the rule of law and has earned himself an impeachment inquiry of his own. It is a grave and sad statement to make, and I don’t make it lightly.

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