Rep. Jeff Van Drew, after his heated exchange with Attorney General Merrick Garland during testimony to the House Judiciary Committee about the FBI’s targeting of Catholics, told Newsmax Thursday that it was the “climate” of the Department of Justice, under Garland, that led to such actions being allowed.
“What was the climate that allowed them to think that any of this would be acceptable?” the New Jersey Republican told Newsmax’s “Newsline.” “There’s something wrong and we know it’s wrong and he knows it’s wrong, and that’s why he tried to get out of it and weasel his way out. The truth is the truth and the truth shall set you free.”
The facts, Van Drew added, are that Garland is the “attorney general of the United States and the buck stops with him.”
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