Former DOJ Officials Condemn Barr For Interfering With Election Results

Former Department of Justice officials who served under both Democratic and Republican administrations denounced an effort by Attorney General Bill Barr to interfere with the results of the 2020 presidential election.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=1343959
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Barr doesn’t care. He just doesn’t give a rat’s ass what anyone else thinks.

Legacy…schmegacy.

MEANWHILE…the WH is NOT sharing the daily briefings with Joe. This was done while things were up in the air during the FL recount. It’s only logical.

FUCKERS.

I guess they are too ashamed to show Joe all the bullet points and dumbed down diagrams and pictures, since that’s how they do daily briefings right now for donnie dum dum.

ETA: I believe repubs used to be afraid that doing things that are WHOLLY partisan AND run counter to the best interests of the nation were bad actions politically. After observing donnie for four years, they’ve realized that there is a HUGE chunk of the populace who do not understand, don’t WANT to understand and frankly make fun of those who want to understand. It’s governing as Wrestlemania.

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There must be serious legal and professional consequences for Barr’s many misdeeds. Otherwise they become precedent for future GOPers to do the same thing, and worse: the GOP is as Mary Trump describes Agent Orange - too much and never enough.

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Here’s who @RichardGrenell and @mschlapp are accusing of casting thousands of “improper” votes in Nevada: military voters and their spouses, who can *legally* cast ballots from out of state.

“The list has addresses that are literally on Air Force bases.”https://t.co/qwTKvow2ut

— Jacob Soboroff (@jacobsoboroff) November 10, 2020

https://news3lv.com/news/local/military-spouse-accused-in-gop-claim-of-voter-fraud-speaks-out

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… policy that allowed investigations into unfounded allegations of mass voter fraud before the election results are certified.

After all, some vote counters voted for Democrats. Only Republicans can say whether they were legal.

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Barr had to do it. When you’re a consigliere in a crime family ….

@edgarant I wish someone would explain to me why he hasn’t already been disbarred.

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I think there will be, if by serious consequences we mean maybe a cushy professorship, fat salary for a conservative think tank, or high-fee speaker tours to talk about how he saved the republic.

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I would say that Barr has sold his soul, but that would presume he had a soul to begin with. He does not.

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Barr is a hack. A dim bulb. He’s not really capable of original thinking. But he’ll be gone soon

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But once he’s no longer the AG, what can he be successfully prosecuted for?

That’s pretty much my only interest at this point.

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WE PAID FOR SHUTTERSTOCK PREMIUM, AND WE’RE NOT GONNA LET THAT MONEY GO TO WASTE!

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The fat boy weighs in with fatuous pronouncement.

Biden should probably respond to this one.

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That will have as much impact on Barr as the letter signed by hundreds of prosecutors referencing multiple instances of obstruction by Trump during the Mueller Investigation.

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Petty PompousAss should of, could of, kept his head down and rolled back under a rock, but nope.

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Wrestlemania is exactly right. I’ve noticed this since the 16 campaign. It’s all elaborate make-believe, over-cooked machismo and over-the-top attacks—except with real-world consequences. Qanon is the same thing: storylines, good vs bad, violence as both comedy and drama, a pretend world that the followers don’t quite see as pretend. That’s Trump, that’s the modern GOP voter and now many of their elected officials as well. Horrific times in America.

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Richard Pilger, director of the elections crimes branch in the Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section and the Justice Department’s top election crimes prosecutor resigned Monday in protest after Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors that they should examine allegations of voting irregularities before states move to certify results in the coming weeks.

disBarr is doing Satan’s Avatar’s bidding to overthrow, annul and suppress the will of We The People. If this continues unabated, then what are you willing to do to reclaim your democracy? Are you prepared to take action? Or will you sit and do nothing?

How long do we let this play out before it has gone too far? As far as I am concerned, the decision date is January 20, 2021, but I reserve the right to decide earlier if necessary.

It’s only a couple months. You’d think that someone in a significant position could, rather than resigning, do his best to slow walk any crap he found to be fraudulent.

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It’s worth quoting directly. The link says Mike Pompeo said ‘at a briefing just now: “There will be a smooth transition to a second Trump administration.”’

I think I’m going to get the Brooklyn Shorty, but get it Bigly Sized, just for a Yuge Grand Slam event.

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Pompeo in two hours: “I was only joking.”

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It’s a baseball bat? I had multiple guesses (alcoholic drink? some sort of sandwich? the hiring of a hit man?), but baseball bat wasn’t one of them. The things I learn here! :crazy_face:

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