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Barr Teases Pelosi, Asks If She Brought Her Handcuffs

Jeff Katz
May 16, 2019 - 3:10 pm

Attorney General William Barr didn't pull his punches when he ran into Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday on the sidelines of a Capitol Hill event.

According to a source close to the attorney general, Barr approached her in a holding tent after the National Peace Officers Memorial Service and asked if she had brought her handcuffs.

The quip was a reference to the calls from some Democratsic leaders for Barr himself to be arrested, amid the fight over access to Russia probe documents.

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