Congress, Congressman, Jim Jordan discussed on Joyce Kaufman

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To be speaker of the house jim jordan mr rosenstein why are you keeping information from congress i'm not keeping any information from congress that it's a few minutes mr rosenstein the house of representatives say something different i don't agree with you congressman i don't believe that's what they're going to say but i think in a few minutes the house of representatives is going to go on record saying you haven't complied with requests from a separate and equal branch of government that you haven't complied with subpoenas and you got seven days to get your act together i think that's what's going to happen in that's just that's jim jordan i think that's how i think it's a majority of house of representatives in just a few minutes i think that's going to happen and i wanna why you won't give us what we've asked for sir i certainly hope that your colleagues are not under that impression that is not accurate sir it is accurate we have caught you hide mr chairman point of order we can go to mr jordan's press conference listen to him but we came here to hear from the time along to the gentlemen's rosenstein relondo answer we've caught you hiding he will be permitted jordan allow him in answer why are they not allowed to answer gentlemen boy that that's worth the price of admission anybody who did not see it watch it it's it's priceless it really is the gentleman from ohio is recognized this one point where we've kind hiding information you can answer why did you hide the fact that peter struck and judge contracts were friends why did you redact that in the documents you gave to peter i mean just contrast kind of important court judge more importantly just as importantly the judge heard mike flynn's case why did you try to hide i appreciate you giving me the option to respond i heard you make those sort of allegations publicly on tv sean chairman he should be three opportunity mr jordan i am the deputy attorney general united states okay i'm not the person doing the redacting i'm responsible for responding to your concerns as have a team with me sir it's just a fraction of the team is doing this work and whenever you brought to my attention i have taken appropriate steps to remedy them so your statement that i'm keeping information from you trying to conceal the boss mr rosenstein that's correct and my job is to make sure that we respond to your concerns we have sir now i've appointed mr lau ch who is managing that production my understanding is this actually going very well so well that they're still waiting for all of the original documents and so many of them so redacted that they don't even make any sense and that's fairly important he says he didn't do the redacting i i wanna know who is done all the team does the redacting but he he gets to he's seen the unredacted version so when he's presented with redacted version his job is to say why did you redact peter strucks name from this mandy failed to do that so i appreciate your concern the house of representatives say otherwise but you're used to this to me the chair may be permitted personal general suspend the witness is going to have an opportunity to say whatever he wants at the end of mr jordan's five minutes until the it is not administered this time i appreciate your services stopped personal we just want the information why don't you tell peter struck not into our questions yesterday when i asked when i asked peter struck if he'd ever communicated with glenn simpson gave us the answer he gave us dozens of times on advice of fbi counsel i can't answer that question why couldn't you answer that question sure i appreciate your sincere concerns but i didn't get any instructions if there.

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