Skip to comments.Barr rejects key finding in report on Russia probe: report
Posted on 12/02/2019 5:54:27 PM PST by yesthatjallen
Attorney General Barr is rejecting a key finding in the Justice Departments inspector generals report on the Russia probe, The Washington Post reported Monday.
People familiar with the matter told The Post that Barr said he does not agree with the reports finding that the FBI had enough intelligence to initiate an investigation into the Trump campaign in July 2016.
The long-awaited report from the Justice Departments Inspector General Michael Horowitz is expected to be made public in a week. But a draft is being discussed behind the scenes, and the attorney general reportedly is not persuaded that the FBI investigation was justified.
The drafted report is now being finalized and shown to the witnesses and offices investigated by Horowitz.
People familiar with the matter told the newspaper that Barr believes information from other agencies like the CIA could change Horowitzs finding that the investigation was warranted.
The Post noted it was unclear how Barr will voice his disagreement with the report finding. The department typically includes a formal letter response in inspector general reports, but Barr could also speak out publicly.
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More than a few around here were saying this report is gonna be the real “bombshell”.
Looks like the only bombshell will be that it clears the FBI.
dems will quote the report like the bible if it favors the FBI.
prelude to the release of the Kracken?
Well looks like I was right on Horowitz. He’s going to clear everyone that matters on this. Barr I thought was in on it too, but if he’s going to disagree and keep pushing and actually prosecute then we may have something. Or is he just going to give it lip service? if so then I was right about him too.
Trump said last week the report would be devastating to the deep state. What gives?
“Looks like the only bombshell will be that it clears the FBI.”
Nope, the Deep State gave it the ole Rosenwesel try.
Cue the Rosenweasel pic and the draft with that conclusion is DOA if true.
AG Barr isn’t going to sign off on it. Just like the Mueller scam report.
The Hill as leaked to WaPo? I’ll wait for the report.
So, Horowitz turns out to be a wet noodle. Boy, theres a surprise. And the guy took a crap in the pool to boot.
More debunked claim fodder for the media.
THIS IS NOT LIP SERVICE.
AG Barr stepped WAY out of bureaucratic norms to say this. He knows he will catch HELL for it from the opposition.
Thanks, but I’ll wait to hear about what’s in the report when the IG releases it...not rely on The Hill, or any other propaganda source.
None is an actual quote by him. lets wait.
Michael Horowitz, Obama appointee.
Its Page and Strzok leaking to their favorite WaPo reporter and tool, Devlin Barrett. Its a fake leak.
'mistakes were made. there was no intent'.
Mueller: who is FusionGPS?
Horowitz: everything was justified. No spying on Trump
Sessions: I am Trumps biggest fan.
Lisa Page: I am entitled to my opinion
Jim Comey: I am so proud of the FBi
Stephan Halper: I dont know why I was paid Millions.
John Huber: Trust Sessions
If you dont see it, you never will.
The Democratic Party thanks you.
WaPo just makes everything up, I wouldn’t rely on anything it says.
Sounds like the line a guy gives when he cheats :)
Barr had already sent Horowitz back once to redo the investigation, so this is the second go round.
That is the very definition of lip service UNLESS he actually prosecutes someone.
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