April 25, 2019

Garrison on the release of the Mueller report, Congress has the right to investigate

By Jacqueline Isaacs

The Mueller report was recently released, and both parties have been spinning the information it contains to either praise the President or to call for further investigations. Bishop Garrison, co-founder and president of the Rainey Center, joined Brian Darling, founder and president of Liberty Government Affairs, on MSNBC this past Easter Sunday to debate the appropriateness of Congress pursuing an investigation of the President for obstruction of justice.

Explaining why Congress has the authority and duty to continue investigating the facts presented in the report, Garrison said, “there seems to be a lot of smoke here, and the Mueller report leaves it to Congress to determine if there is actual fire.”

In response to President Trump’s insistence that there has been no obstruction, Garrison pointed out that “we don’t let people who are potentially guilty of crimes determine whether or not they are actually investigated for the crimes.”

The conversation ended with Garrison’s encouragement to the President to read the report in full and to seek to understand why some people believe the information it contains is actionable and may, in fact, justify an investigation.

Watch the full exchange below:

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