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babylonsister

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Wed May 1, 2019, 06:21 PM May 2019

Barr Didn't Even Pretend He's an Honest Broker

https://politicalwire.com/2019/05/01/barr-didnt-even-pretend-hes-an-honest-broker/

Barr Didn’t Even Pretend He’s an Honest Broker
May 1, 2019 at 5:48 pm EDT By Taegan Goddard


Andrew Cohen: “There’s no great mystery about what Attorney General William Barr did Wednesday during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. He knows that Senate Democrats don’t have the votes or the power to do anything substantial to impair his tragic choice to protect President Trump from the substantiated allegations against him. And so the nation’s chief law enforcement official and top prosecutor, at taxpayer expense, spent hours spinning like a defense attorney with his client’s liberty on the line. If every prosecutor was so keen to forgive and forget compelling evidence of criminal conduct the nation’s prisons would be empty.”

“It was as disgraceful a performance by an attorney general as I have seen in 22 years as a legal analyst and commentator. And I say that having extensively covered the hapless appearances of Alberto Gonzales. He was the attorney general at the heart of the Bush administration’s U.S. Attorney scandal a decade ago. At least he had the excuse of being as dumb as a rock. Barr is no dummy. He knows precisely what he’s doing. His audience is an audience of one. It always has been. And he made it clear Wednesday, as if it had not been before, that he is no honest broker for the Justice Department. He’s just another hack.”
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Barr Didn't Even Pretend He's an Honest Broker (Original Post) babylonsister May 2019 OP
Barr is thoroughly and utterly corrupt. dalton99a May 2019 #1
A bagman for the bloated mob boss that is the president thegoose May 2019 #2
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