We explain what two House bills on firearm background checks would do, and some of the spin coming from both sides.
Person: Jerrold Nadler
Nadler’s Russia Claim
Rep. Nadler went too far when he claimed that President Trump “worked with the Russians to try to rig the 2016 election.” The special counsel investigation identified “multiple contacts” between the Trump campaign and those tied to the Russian government, but it “did not establish … coordination” between the two.
Nadler Misrepresents Mueller Testimony
Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler selectively cited former special counsel Robert S. Mueller’s testimony to misleadingly claim that Mueller said he didn’t indict President Donald Trump only because he couldn’t indict a sitting president. Mueller clarified in his July 24 testimony that “we did not make any determination with regard to culpability.”