Special Prosecutor John Durham, Assigned by AG Barr, Already Working on the Case from Before October 3rd, 2018??
Former FBI chief-legal-counsel James Baker testimony to the joint committee of congress on Wednesday October 3rd, 2018. Day one of his testimony.
COMMITTEE SENSITIVE COMMITTEE SENSITIVE
Mr. Meadows. And so you’re saying that you’re going to take the Fifth.
Mr. Levin. No, I’m saying I’m not letting him answer the questions. This is a voluntary —
Mr. Meadows. That’s not the prerogative.
Mr. Levin. Well, it’s a voluntary interview now, so it is.
Mr. Meadows. So what you’re saying is in order to answer Mr. Jordan’s questions he’s going to have to be subpoenaed?
Mr. Levin. I’m saying I’m not going to let him answer the question now. If you choose to subpoena him, that’s obviously your right.
Mr. Jordan. Just to clarify for us, you’re, counsel, advising Mr. Baker not to answer that question because of — not because of it’s classified, not because of any classification concerns, but because there is an ongoing investigation by whom?
Mr. Levin. The Justice Department.
Mr. Jordan. I mean, is the inspector general looking at this or is this —
Mr. Levin. No, it’s Mr. John Durham, a prosecutor.
Mr. Jordan. Mr. Huber.
Mr. Levin. Durham, Durham.
Mr. Jordan. Oh. Say it again.
Mr. Levin. John Durham.
Mr. Jordan. All right. All right. All right.
Attorney General Bill Barr Assigns Top Special Prosecutor to Investigate Origins of Spygate
Attorney General Bill Barr assigned top special prosecutor John Durham to investigate the origins of the Russia probe.
John Durham, a US Attorney in Connecticut will examine the origins of Spygate according to a new report by The New York Times, citing two sources familiar with the matter.