Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Justice Department IG Report: "Let me repeat, so that all of those conspiracy theorists out there here it, this report confirms that the predicate for the FBI's investigation was valid and without political bias."
President Trump praised the Justice Department in an Oval Office meeting for reducing the recommended sentence for his longtime confidant Roger Stone. Attorney General William P. Barr responded to comments made by President Trump ridiculing the Justice Department in an interview with ABC News on Feb. 13. Barr is speaking out amid fierce scrutiny after the Justice Department overruled its career prosecutors to push for a lighter sentence for President Trump's convicted friend Roger Stone. The Attorney General says he made the decision before Trump's tweets attacking the original sentencing recommendation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unleashed on Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer over his remarks about Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh.