President Trump’s Acting Attorney General abruptly ended a line of questioning from Rep. Jerrold Nadler Friday morning; telling the legislator his “five-minutes are up” after he exceeded the agreed upon time limit.
Acting AG Matt Whitaker was speaking before the House Judiciary Committee Friday when he cut-off Nadler’s question, saying “Mr. Chairman, I see that your five minutes is up I’m here voluntarily I agreed to five-minute rounds”
In an extraordinary move, Acting AG Whitaker cut off Chairman Nadler's questioning by noting:
“Mr. Chairman, I see that your 5 minutes is up." pic.twitter.com/x9qrf0VHL7
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“Mr. Chairman, I see that your five minutes is up I’m here voluntarily I agreed to five-minute rounds. I think that’s a fine place to end the five-minute rule… This might be a good breaking point,” said Whitaker.