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Special Coverage: Attorney General Bill Barr refuses to testify before the House Judiciary Committee

We had prepared to broadcast the House Judiciary Committee hearing live, featuring Attorney General Bill Barr testifying on the Mueller report, however late yesterday he notified the Committee he would not appear. We spend the two hour program bringing analysis on how this highly unusual move tests the US system of checks and balances, the power of subpoenas,  impeachment, and what might be the next moves for the Trump White House side-stepping Congressional oversight and for those seeking accountability.

Hadar Aviram (@aviramh) is Professor of Law at University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she codirects the Hastings Institute for Criminal Justice and publishes the California Correctional Crisis blog.

Karen Greenberg is the director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School and the author of Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State.

John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) is National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation, co-author with Robert McChesney of People Get Ready: the Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy.

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