No, Attorney General Houdini couldn’t escape from his predicament.
We’ll hear more in coming days, but for now, I assume the attorneys in the Department of Justice just revolted, and refused to go forward with yet another pretextual reason to insert the citizenship question.
There were a few occasions during my career when I had to tell a client, “Sir (or madam, as the case might be), I am a competent lawyer. But, unfortunately, you, sir (or madam) do not need a good lawyer. What you need is Merlin the Fucking Magician.”
I assume Barr told Trump something along those lines today.