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Wed Oct 14, 2020, 12:21 AM

Bill Barr Buries Report That Exonerates Obama

https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2020/10/bill-barr-buries-report-that-exonerates-obama/

In the pantheon of Republican pseudo-scandals, “unmasking” has always been one of the dumbest. National security officials routinely ask the intelligence community to “unmask” names that have been redacted in raw reports so they can get a better idea of who’s doing what to whom, and the Obama administration did this just like every other administration. Republicans, however, have insisted for years that Susan Rice and others used unmasking requests as cover for a campaign against Michael Flynn, and naturally, Bill Barr gave them what they wanted.

Sadly for Republicans, the investigation turned up nothing. That’s not surprising, and neither is this:
Bash’s team was focused not just on unmasking, but also on whether Obama-era officials provided information to reporters, according to people familiar with the probe, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss a sensitive investigation. But the findings ultimately turned over to Barr fell short of what Trump and others might have hoped, and the attorney general’s office elected not to release them publicly, the people familiar with the matter said. The Washington Post was unable to review the full results of what Bash found.

The investigation basically exonerated the Obama team and probably would have hurt Donald Trump’s reelection, so Barr decided to keep it under wraps. This is how the Justice Department works these days: it’s a PR shop for Donald Trump, not an independent agency serving the best interests of the American public. Hopefully that will change in a few months.

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BigmanPigman Oct 14 OP
speaknow Oct 14 #1
James48 Oct 14 #2
JohnnyRingo Oct 14 #3
ananda Oct 14 #4
Marcuse Oct 14 #5
ananda Oct 14 #7
Duppers Oct 14 #6
klook Oct 14 #8

Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Wed Oct 14, 2020, 02:15 AM

1. Yea, and what

happened to all the spy's Bill was
going to catch? Dear Bill when you
leave remember not to throw away
documents. And you can leave the
light on !

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Wed Oct 14, 2020, 02:45 AM

2. FOIA?

If there was a report produced, certainly an FOIA can be filed now- and, as soon as Biden takes office, I’m sure it will be released by the DOJ.

If anybody wants to actually know what it said-

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Wed Oct 14, 2020, 02:45 AM

3. What a coincidence.

Bill Barr buried the Mueller report that Trump says exonerates him as well.
Must just be something he does. hahaha

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Wed Oct 14, 2020, 02:48 AM

4. Exonerates him of what?

There was NEVER anything to investigate
or report... except in the sick, corrupt minds
of a twisted death cult pretending to be a
political party.

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Response to ananda (Reply #4)

Wed Oct 14, 2020, 08:40 AM

5. The suppressed report confirms the integrity of the integrity of the Obama Administration.

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Response to Marcuse (Reply #5)

Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:29 AM

7. Lol! OMG, going after "integrity" now, are they...

This world is so insane!!!

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:28 AM

6. Big K&R

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:09 PM

8. So in the space of a few weeks, Trump will have lost to

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Joe Biden!

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