‘Enough Already, It’s Over’: Graham Says He Won’t Call For Mueller To Testify

Republican Senator from South Carolina Lindsey Graham speaks at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 27 September 2018. US President Donald J. Trump's nominee to be a US Supreme Court associate justice Brett Kavanaugh is in a tumultuous confirmation process as multiple women have accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27: U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United ... WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27: U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. A professor at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during a party in 1982 when they were high school students in suburban Maryland. (Photo By Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said Wednesday that he wasn’t planning on calling special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before the committee.

“Enough already, it’s over,” Graham told reporters asking about a potential Mueller hearing following Attorney General Bill Barr’s testimony before the committee.

Democrats have sought Mueller for hearings both because of his own probe into Russian election meddling and related matters, and because of Mueller’s letter in late March, first reported Tuesday, that protested Barr’s handling of the rollout of the probe’s final report.

Graham did say during Wednesday’s hearing, and afterward, that Mueller could be asked to testify if he disputed Barr’s characterizations of conversations he had with the special counsel.

Graham also said he wouldn’t call former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify, though McGahn was a key witness in Mueller’s probe.

“I’m not going to retry the case, I’m not calling McGahn, it is over,” he said.

This post has been updated.

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