Attorney General William Barr told Republicans not to expect more indictments or a significant report from U.S. Attorney John Durham before the 2020 election.
The news that Durham is working methodically but slowly in his the Russia investigation, reported by Axios on Friday, is sure to disappoint allies of President Trump who fear that the federal prosecutor’s findings could get buried if Joe Biden becomes president.
“This is the nightmare scenario. Essentially, the year and a half of arguably the number one issue for the Republican base is virtually meaningless if this doesn’t happen before the election,” a Republican congressional aide told the outlet.
The reporting matches what Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo reported in late September. “I’m being told by sources it is now too close to the election and could be viewed as politically motivated,” Bartiromo said on her Fox News program, Sunday Morning Futures. “However, I can confirm Durham’s investigation is significant, and it