Former US Attorney General Michael Mukasey was on America’s Newsroom this morning. The former AG slammed the Obama administration for using the arms of government are being used for political purposes by the White House and Department of Justice.
Here’s the transcript:
Gregg Jarrett: So what you’re saying is the arms of government are being used for political purposes by the White House and Department of Justice?
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Former AG Michael Mukasey: Yes… Yes, it’s an abuse of power. When you have a situation where people’s lives are at risk as they were in Benghazi. When you make decisions on whether to rescue them or not or what story you’re going to put out or not based on the demands of a political campaign, that’s way too far… There’s no question in my mind that they deliberately misled the American people with regard to Benghazi. And for him to dismiss that as a sideshow I suggest is whistling past the graveyard.