‘Start pushing back’: GOP's Amash unloads on Bill Barr’s ‘false narrative’ in epic tweet storm about the Mueller report and impeachment

‘Start pushing back’: GOP's Amash unloads on Bill Barr’s ‘false narrative’ in epic tweet storm about the Mueller report and impeachment
By Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America - Justin Amash, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=56868136

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) on Tuesday fired off dozens of tweets to support his earlier contention that President Donald Trump deserves to be impeached.


In the flurry of tweets, Amash took aim at Attorney General William Barr for selling a “false narrative” about special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings.

“Attorney General Barr has deliberately misrepresented key aspects of Mueller’s report and decisions in the investigation, which has helped further the president’s false narrative about the investigation,” Amash wrote. “Mueller’s report says he chose not to decide whether Trump broke the law because there’s an official DoJ opinion that indicting a sitting president is unconstitutional, and because of concerns about impacting the president’s ability to govern and pre-empting possible impeachment.”

“Barr’s letter doesn’t mention those issues when explaining why Mueller chose not to make a prosecutorial decision. He instead selectively quotes Mueller in a way that makes it sound—falsely—as if Mueller’s decision stemmed from legal/factual issues specific to Trump’s actions,” Amash continued.

The congressman goes on to point out numerous ways that the attorney general has acted more like a personal attorney for the president.

“Barr has so far successfully used his position to sell the president’s false narrative to the American people,” Amash insisted. “This will continue if those who have read the report do not start pushing back on his misrepresentations and share the truth.”

Read the tweets below.

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