The committee, led by Lindsey Graham, is expected to obfuscate on Trump's behalf.
Barr is attacking the inspector general's report for not helping him undermine U.S. intelligence agencies.
The inspector general of the Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a scathing report finding that the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection has failed in its core mission of protecting whistleblowers, and instead has doubled down on the retaliation that is widespread in the agency.
The briefing will take place this afternoon, and was spurred by new legal documents from the State Department.
Trump says Comey decision proves Barr is "fair and reasonable" -- and then proceeded to tweet his complaints about it.
Trump's hysterical demands the DOJ/FBI find the "spy" in his campaign is just another distraction, says Schiff. An opportunity to put the investigators on trial.
This is what a president does if he's going to try and hide department shenanigans.
This latest revelation that the IRS singled out progressive groups ought to put an end to the conservatives continuing to prop up this fake "scandal" but I'm not holding my breath that facts will matter to them any time soon.
Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace continued with the IRS scandal mongering when he badgered Treasury Secretary Jack Lew about the latest twist and turn in their manufactured controversy.
The New York Times reports that many of the groups applying for tax-exempt status as "social welfare" organizations were involved in political activities, and that some of the IRS' seemingly strange questions were designed to figure out whether election politics or social welfare was their primary purpose.
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