"The department offered no arguments as to their legal position in denying the requests," "This is just more delay, more stonewalling and without any justification. "The department has no privilege in this matter other than executive privilege, and if the president wants to assert it, he should do so".
“I am deeply disappointed that the Judiciary Committee defeated my resolution of inquiry on a party-line vote. There has been no oversight, no accountability and certainly no transparency with regard to this attorney general and this Department of Justice. Where is the 'unprecedented transparency' that this administration promised? Where is the honesty and openness that the majority party pledged? The American people deserve better".