‘Chicken Barr’: Steve Cohen brings fried chicken to Barr’s no-show committee hearing

Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., brought a ceramic chicken to a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Rayburn Building in an effort to illustrate that Attorney General William Barr was scared to testify. Barr did not show up for the hearing citing displeasure with the format. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen had Kentucky Fried Chicken for breakfast Thursday morning, bringing a bucket to the House Judiciary Committee hearing that Attorney General William Barr declined to attend.

“Chicken Barr should’ve shown up today and answered questions,” Cohen said at a news briefing following the hearing.

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