NYT: Barr Brings In Outside Prosecutors To Review Flynn And Other Sensitive Cases | Talking Points Memo

Attorney General Bill Barr has brought in outside prosecutors to review the decisions made by the DOJ attorneys who have been handling the Michael Flynn case and other politically sensitive matters— some publicly known, some not — coming from within the U.S. Attorneys office in D.C, the New York Times reported Friday.


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DiGenova and Toensing?

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Seems totally unnecessary and inappropriate. But … that’s where we are.

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We now have confirmation that Barr’s statements to ABC yesterday were meant to provide cover for his ongoing efforts to undermine justice at the Department of Justice and NOT to restrain President Trump’s interference with the work of the DOJ.

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At first glance I saw “Barr Brings in Outside Prostitutes”, and it seemed totally plausible…

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I’m waiting with baited breath for Senator Collins’ statement of “strong concerns.”

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Barr’s interview yesterday about Trump’s tweets making it hard to do his job were 100% accurate. His “job” is to turn the DOJ into the Stasi. He was annoyed because Trump’s tweets gave the game away.

If you think it is bad now just wait until Barr begins investigating the election returns from the states that Trump will lose this fall. We are in the end game now where Trump and then his children are installed as President for Life.

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The in-house people just weren’t getting the job done.

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The outside prosecutors already “Know” what the president expects from them . So much for the independence of the prosecutors.

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In 1934, a mock trial of Adolph Hitler was held at Madison Square Gardens.

Germany, if you’re listening?

https://www.democraticunderground.com/10021351908

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Well at least we know now that Barr was APPEARING to be reasonable.

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Humpin’ for the Trumpkin can take it out of you…

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Not for a minute. It was self-serving bullshit from first word to last particularly because the man interviewing said nothing important in the way of pushback.

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Of course not, they might lose access if they push back on anything.

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Welcome to the Department of INjustice.

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But the legacy press will continue to go with the “Barr might be irritated with Trump and is showing his independence” narrative because balance, reasons…

It’s clear interference by Barr — again.

I imagine Judge Sullivan ain’t happy ‘bout now.

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All Fake. All Russian-run. This is another sham smoke-and-mirrors investigation. Going to be a lot like Robert Mueller’s sham investigation and the sham investigation of conservative rapist Bart Kavanaugh, no evidence, no witnesses, no testimony, no consideration of the law, pre-determined outcome.

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So now we learn that Flynn withdrew his agreement and started saying all sorts of crazy self-contradictory shit about the prosecutors right around the time that Barr secretly ordered his henchman to start hovering around and surveilling the line prosecutors. What a striking coincidence.

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It’s time for some people to turn off the NCAAs and turn their attention to the Republic.

This man must be removed. Now.

Failing that, he must be IDENTIFIED as

  • Who he is

  • Where he works

  • What he is doing

  • WHY he is doing it

Trumpers are lost. We know that.
Everyone else All Hands On Deck.

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