Congress ERUPTS After Lynch Pleads the Fifth

Attorney General Loretta Lynch has effectively pleaded the 5th Amendment over the Iran ransom payments. That is what members of Congress have said in the latest stonewalling for the Department of Justice. Senator Marco Rubio and Representative Mike Pompeo are incensed that they would keep Congress from their overdight roles. The excuses and or reasons are not acceptable to Congress.  

As Written By Joe Crowe for Newsmax:

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is declining to comply with a probe into the Obama administration’s secret efforts to send Iran $1.7 billion in cash earlier this year to avoid incriminating herself, according to The Washington Free Beacon.

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo wrote in a letter that Lynch chose to “essentially plead the Fifth,” after the Republican lawmakers presented her with questions about the cash payment.

In an Oct. 24 response, Assistant Attorney General Peter Kadzik responded for Lynch, refusing to answer the questions and telling the lawmakers that they are barred from publicly revealing details about the payment.

“Disclosure of this information beyond members of the House and Senate and staff who are able to view them could adversely affect the diplomatic relations of the United States, including with key allies,” Kadzik wrote.

“It is frankly unacceptable that your department refuses to answer straightforward questions from the people’s elected representatives in Congress about an important national security issue,” Rubio and Pompeo wrote…..


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