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Nadler Threatens Government Shutdown over Passage of Bill To Protect Mueller
‘Destruction of those documents — and serving notice that destruction of those documents would be a crime’

EXCERPT:

NADLER: "We can do several things. We have already — I and the chairman of other relevant committees sent letters to a lot of people in the Justice Department urging — demanding preservation of all relevant documents. Destruction of those documents — and serving notice that destruction of those documents would be a crime, which they would — which it would be after that notice. We can urge and we will that the bill that I introduced that would protect the independence of Special Counsel that would say that he could only be dismissed for cause, that he could — that any refusal of his authority could only be for cause, that’s been reported out of the Judiciary Committee and the Senate on a bipartisan basis, that that be passed and the special — and the lame duck session starting next week, we could insist that that be a condition of passage of the remaining legislation to fund the Government, which has to be done by December 7th."