But in the meantime, Attorney General William Barr presents them with a much easier decision.
Barr has so thoroughly betrayed the values of his office that voting to impeach and remove him is almost obvious.
On March 24, Barr released a short letter summarizing the main findings of the Mueller investigation, as he saw them.
Barr had done very little to that point to earn such a broad benefit of the doubt.
Barr acted like Trump’s defense lawyer, the job he had initially sought, rather than as an attorney general.
Where Mueller intended to leave the job of judging Trump’s obstructive conduct to Congress, Barr interposed his own judgment.
And he also, contra Barr, repeatedly denied the special counsel access to witnesses by dangling pardons to persuade them to withhold cooperation. »