"Stop it with the garbage, Rudy," George Conway tweeted at Giuliani.
As a result of discrepancies between claims made by the attorney general and a letter from the special counsel, Graham is now offering Mueller the chance to testify.
"If the [Justice] Department persists in its baseless refusal to comply with a validly issued subpoena, the Committee will move to contempt proceedings and seek further legal recourse," the House Judiciary Committee chairman wrote to Attorney General William Barr.
The President's personal lawyer called for Andrew Napolitano to reconsider his position.
If Barr refuses to comply, "do you impose fines? Do you suggest maybe even, some have said, jail time for the attorney general of the United States?" Blitzer asked Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.)
"Violent white supremacists are the most significant domestic terrorism threat facing our nation today," six Democratic senators wrote in a letter sent to Attorney General William Barr on Thursday. "The Trump Administration is not taking this threat as seriously as it should be."
"What I am disappointed in now is he's not fulfilled my expectations about being an independent attorney general," Senator Doug Jones said.
Barr has "a very narrow, almost Jesuitical, understanding of the law" former judge Andrew Napolitano explained.
"We will make one more good faith attempt to negotiate and to get access to the [Mueller] report, and if we don't get that, we will proceed to hold the attorney general in contempt," House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler threatened.
Asked whether Barr should go to jail for lying to Congress, the speaker hesitated before saying, "There's a process involved here. And as I said, the [House Judiciary Committee] will act upon how we will proceed."
"My primary interest is to pursue justice," Harris said. "And you can call that whatever name you want."
"Barr needs to resign," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted after the news that he would not comply with a subpoena to testify before the House Judiciary Committee.
"That's banana republic stuff! That is North Korea. That is Russia. That is China. What separates us from the rest of the world ... is our respect for the rule of law," former Senator Claire McCaskill said. "And this guy is trampling all over it!"
"I've been investigated repeatedly by the other side. And, much to their dismay, but to my satisfaction, it's been for naught," the former secretary of state said.
Matthews suggested former White House counsel Donald McGahn should testify in front of Congress.
"The reason they are mad at Barr and me is because they didn't get the outcome they want," Graham told Sean Hannity.
Colbert cut together clips of Wednesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to give his own take on Attorney General's performance.
Mueller "felt the Attorney General's letter was inaccurate" and "wanted it changed... or at least added to," Wallace said. "Those are the facts."
The attorney general labeled the controversy he's found himself enveloped in as "mind-bendingly bizarre."
A link to sign a petition apparently led to another "step" in the process to contribute to the senator's 2020 presidential campaign.
"Democrats only disgrace and humiliate themselves with their baseless attacks on such a fine public servant," Sanders tweeted.
The attorney general has said he doesn't object to Mueller testifying—and his own testimony made it clear why the special counsel should speak.
Former judge Andrew Napolitano said that the attorney general "was splitting hairs" in trying to explain his previous testimony to Congress.
"I'm not in the business of determining if lies were told to the American people," Attorney General William Barr said. "I'm in the business of determining if crimes were committed."
"Barr's manifestly misleading and obfuscatory testimony, whether or not impeachable, is certainly disqualifying for any attorney general. He really needs to resign," Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe told Newsweek.
"Accomplished people lacking inner strength can't resist the compromises necessary to survive Mr. Trump," Comey wrote.
President Donald Trump has claimed he was given no such warning.
Even when there are dumbfounding answers, politicians don't follow up effectively. That's why the biggest news Wednesday morning was that the House Judiciary Committee will allow its lawyers to question Attorney General William Barr on Thursday.
MSNBC's Brian Williams and Nicole Wallace interrupted Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham's claim there was "no collusion" found in Robert Mueller's report, offering a rare real-time fact-check Wednesday.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's work "concluded when he submitted the report to the attorney general," Barr told Senate lawmakers on Wednesday.