Special Counsel Robert Mueller just got another critic- Republican Congressman Brian Babin of Texas. Babin just called for Mueller and his team to come before Congress and answer questions about the extent and cost of his Russia investigation.
Babin has already drafted letters to the chairmen of the Senate and House judiciary committees, Sen. Chuck Grassley and Rep. Bob Goodlatte, saying in part:
“The team led by Mr. Mueller, who is arguably just as empowered if not more so than any United States attorney, is allowed to operate largely in secret.”
“We respectfully request that one or both of the … committees immediately convene a public and open hearing or series of hearings to bring Mr. Mueller and his team out of the shadows and into the public square.”
“We…strongly believe the American people deserve knowledge and accountability regarding the potential expenses incurred by Mr. Mueller, the scope of his investigation and the selection of his special counsel team.”
Other politicians and commenters have also called into question the scope of Mueller’s investigation and the heavily-Democratic legal team Mueller has assembled.
Babin has claimed that Mueller is acting with the same power and authority as the Attorney General without going through a confirmation hearing, saying:
“Those who are nominated to serve in the highest offices of public trust must not only be confirmed by the Senate, but are expected to make regular appearances … in both chambers to answer questions.”
Someone finally said it, folks. Congress moves slowly, but it does move, and the momentum against Mueller is building. He will be held accountable, and if Babin doesn’t get his way, he will at least know that all eyes are on him to do an honest job.
(h/t Fox News)