“We are proud to be part of this important and historic effort.”
with the investigation to contact their representatives and to encourage members of Congress to pass legislation to protect Mueller and the resources he needs to complete his investigation.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, issued the same concern in a short speech at the rally.
“This guy’s unbelievable,” Cohen said of Whitaker, citing a 2014 quote from Whitaker saying only Christians should be judges.
Cohen called Whitaker “the hatchet man” and said the legislature would take the administration to court if needed.
The Senate or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, whom Trump bypassed by installing Whitaker, would have to initiate that action, Cohen said, but the House of Representatives would be ready to back them up.
“We will join with the senators that come forward,” Cohen said.
Democrats will have a majority in the house in January, their first chance to significantly halt Trump’s agenda.
“There are things we can do now,” Cohen said. “We can turn the house of Trump — which is what the House of Representatives has been the last two years — back into what it was supposed to be — the people’s house.” ALL PRE-OWNED FIREARMS CERTIFIED BY IN-STORE GUNSMITH.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen speaks to a crowd protesting Saturday afternoon the firing of former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. JENNIFER PIGNOLET/THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL