During Thursday’s “America’s Newsroom” on Fox News Channel, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) responded to Rep. Justin Amash’s (R-MI) tweet in response to FBI special counsel Robert Mueller saying charging President Donald Trump with a crime is “not an option,” seemingly leaving it open to Congress to take action.
The ball is in our court, Congress. https://t.co/idpQo1xItH
— Justin Amash (@justinamash) May 29, 2019
Paul questioned the legitimacy of the Mueller investigation, saying it was done for partisan reasons.
“As a libertarian Republican, I think the whole investigation sort of has an un-libertarian feel,” Paul said. “You have [an] intelligence community that has so much power that many libertarians, we’ve always said, ‘Gosh, this much power could be abused.'”
He continued, “When I look at it, I see an abuse of power from Comey, from Clapper, from Brennan, from all of these guys who I think took this … great power we entrusted with them to spy on foreigners and they directed it against Americans for partisan reasons.”
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