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EarlG

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Wed Jan 5, 2022, 02:58 PM Jan 2022

Merrick Garland: "The actions we have taken thus far will not be our last" [View all]

"The actions we have taken thus far will not be our last. The Justice Department remains committed to holding all January 6 perpetrators -- at any level -- accountable under law, whether they were present that day, or were otherwise criminally responsible for the assault on our democracy. We will follow the facts wherever they lead."


Direct quote from the presser just now.
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How do we explain Comey and Barr commenting on investigations? boston bean Jan 2022 #1
I read the Mueller report entirely. kairos12 Jan 2022 #5
I sadly agree. BigmanPigman Jan 2022 #8
+1, justice should be swift and blind and on Mueller report its neither uponit7771 Jan 2022 #12
Barr was never going to prosecute Trump. Qutzupalotl Jan 2022 #17
There is no flipping necessary Alpeduez21 Jan 2022 #28
Do you have a source for this? ShazzieB Jan 2022 #56
There is dictum in an old case TomSlick Jan 2022 #67
That is incorrect. Ocelot II Jan 2022 #61
thank you. I don't know where some of this stuff stopdiggin Jan 2022 #77
I STILL want Biden to release the unredacted version. Volaris Jan 2022 #21
Reluctance to do so with no explanation just screams of intentional injustice. If you can't due to Evolve Dammit Jan 2022 #55
Hitler got six years in a luxury prison cell with a personal assistant and regular visitation AZLD4Candidate Jan 2022 #43
Big Difference Now DallasNE Jan 2022 #74
And they were both wrong to do so... Ohio Joe Jan 2022 #19
Exactly we can do it Jan 2022 #26
Mueller was hired by the DOJ which limited its authority and later just filed it. question everything Jan 2022 #49
Mueller was not the attorney general. ShazzieB Jan 2022 #59
It stood out to me as well. herding cats Jan 2022 #2
Thanks. I can't seem to get closed captions, so the ongoing commentaries are very nice... SWBTATTReg Jan 2022 #3
This has the CC Hopefully, I did it right. LoisB Jan 2022 #50
Thanks so much, the CC is wonderful. You are a lifesaver!! SWBTATTReg Jan 2022 #82
You are very welcome. LoisB Jan 2022 #86
That was the heart of his entire speech snowybirdie Jan 2022 #4
Right... EarlG Jan 2022 #16
You know what was interesting to me, Earl, was that I was tracking the comments PatrickforB Jan 2022 #25
I think you're spot on... IrishAfricanAmerican Jan 2022 #31
You are right, if you have ever watched Jen Psaki on PBS facebook page during her Bev54 Jan 2022 #51
Well, heres the thing. Unless hes going to empower a Special Prosecutor that can Volaris Jan 2022 #24
Why would he do that now? He has 3 years to go and a lot can be produced in 3 years. Bev54 Jan 2022 #52
That's an encouraging statement. Torchlight Jan 2022 #6
That's the line that struck me, too: highplainsdem Jan 2022 #7
that's the point... agingdem Jan 2022 #10
I heard more about protection of rights than prosecution of offenders. Firestorm49 Jan 2022 #9
Garland has to get this right...justice moves at a snail's pace.. agingdem Jan 2022 #14
Good for him, this speech mostly is for those looking down uponit7771 Jan 2022 #11
Yes. That's a very important statement from the AG. MineralMan Jan 2022 #13
I had hoped he would say... 40RatRod Jan 2022 #15
He did. Read it again. MineralMan Jan 2022 #18
he did..Garland's going after everyone.. agingdem Jan 2022 #23
EXACTLY. ShazzieB Jan 2022 #60
What about my freedumbs to do what I wants to do? bucolic_frolic Jan 2022 #20
Yup, they're going after every one of those M'fu*ckers Joinfortmill Jan 2022 #22
"Courts have imposed shorter sentences before they might have to impose longer sentences." Botany Jan 2022 #27
among the sillier complaints stopdiggin Jan 2022 #78
"Courts have imposed shorter sentences before they might have to impose longer sentences." Botany Jan 2022 #81
and a lot of the 'little fish' stopdiggin Jan 2022 #83
All that hand wringing about Garland doing nothing or saying nothing made a posting on DU yesterday Botany Jan 2022 #85
Kick. N/T Upthevibe Jan 2022 #29
We got the "grind slowly" part... Harker Jan 2022 #30
+1 ffr Jan 2022 #34
Hope springs infernal! n/t Harker Jan 2022 #37
Hah! The devil you say! calimary Jan 2022 #53
... Harker Jan 2022 #54
Hold the outlaws accountable and make examples of them in their punishments ffr Jan 2022 #32
I agree that justice needs to happen in a timely fashion EarlG Jan 2022 #41
Post removed Post removed Jan 2022 #33
Almost, but not quite, sounds like 3825-87867 Jan 2022 #35
How so? Torchlight Jan 2022 #36
After the "bailout"... 3825-87867 Jan 2022 #42
It does not follow. Torchlight Jan 2022 #44
I guess 3825-87867 Jan 2022 #47
It didn't sound like that in the least mcar Jan 2022 #66
Garland Is Doing Things Right Metaphorical Jan 2022 #38
I think AG Garland did a masterful and detailed report on past and present investigations. I am ShazamIam Jan 2022 #39
What more could you ask from the AG? Mr. Ected Jan 2022 #40
I wish he had given this speech, several months ago. Paladin Jan 2022 #46
Good point! FailureToCommunicate Jan 2022 #57
+1, it was needed months ago too uponit7771 Jan 2022 #58
How about someone other than a low-level thug be subpoenaed or investigated. dem4decades Jan 2022 #62
You don't know who's being investigated. ShazzieB Jan 2022 #64
You mean like thinking DOJ is investigating those responsible? dem4decades Jan 2022 #65
Everybody's thinking it, I'm just saying it: Hook some big fish BEFORE the midterms! FailureToCommunicate Jan 2022 #45
Hopefully that may be what's intended. 3825-87867 Jan 2022 #48
nope. and frankly I'm disappointed in expectations stopdiggin Jan 2022 #80
Sorry, yes, the Justice Dept should work for JUSTICE whoever is in power... FailureToCommunicate Jan 2022 #84
I don't believe you fight corruption stopdiggin Jan 2022 #87
Or at least until the next election. Kablooie Jan 2022 #63
Congressional investigations will die EarlG Jan 2022 #69
Excellent point. Pinback Jan 2022 #71
Whitehouse is on Ari now n/t malaise Jan 2022 #68
There are a number of people Turbineguy Jan 2022 #70
Gee. I hope not! dchill Jan 2022 #72
"At Any Level" DallasNE Jan 2022 #73
KR TY Cha Jan 2022 #75
I also liked AG Garland's speech LetMyPeopleVote Jan 2022 #76
...K&R... spanone Jan 2022 #79
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