Skip to comments.Barr besieged by allegations he's being Trump's protector
Posted on 05/03/2019 11:19:53 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
Attorney General William Barr portrayed himself as an apolitical elder statesman at his confirmation hearing. He declared he'd rather resign than be asked to fire special counsel Robert Mueller without cause and insisted the prosecutor he'd known for decades would never involve himself in a witch hunt as the president claimed.
But now Barr has emerged as arguably the most divisive figure in Donald Trump's administration. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him on Thursday of lying a charge the Justice Department called reckless and false and House Democrats are poised to hold him in contempt.
His appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week accelerated calls for his resignation after he said Trump had been falsely accused and he spun politically damning episodes in Mueller's report in the president's favor.
Barr might have seemed an unlikely lightning rod given his long government career, his distance from Trump's inner circle and his age, 68, that he said made him unconcerned with political advancement. But he had telegraphed his sympathetic view of strong presidential powers surely a useful viewpoint for Trump in a memo to the Justice Department last year that criticized Mueller's Trump-Russia obstruction of justice investigation. His latest testimony, including that Trump's actions weren't criminal, reaffirmed that philosophy and, to critics, established Barr as the president's protector .
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Barr is Trumps' 'protector'. "Hand-picked" no less.
According to the AP, the AP is besieging Barr and that means everyone. Sorry AP, your days of being anything other than an echo in the chamber are over.
America’s Democrat Statists/ leftists have the support and direct cooperation of the corporate media. That’s a huge (but slowly declining) advantage.
They can make any ridiculous charge, no matter how stupid, and it will have staying power for that reason.
Whatever lies the Democrats in Congress cook up next, they can’t do anything about the fact that the DOJ is not under their control.
With crap like this coming from the AP, you know that Barr is over the target! Bomb’s away Mr. Barr, I hope you flatten all the targets beneath you!
Nobody capable of critical thought cares what these people say. These are the same lying AH's who told us millions of illegal aliens and lawless borders are good for America.
More crap from AssPress, as usual.
Barr is simply following the law carefully, and that has Dems and their Media pals screaming -
because it messed up all their carefully-orchestrated plans for creating an “obstruction hysteria” to get Trump impeached.
Damn, if Dems and Big Media are forced to deal with just the truth, then ... they got nothing
Barr Under Siege. The AP has done their duty in advancing the narrative.
He was voted in with bi-partisan support, so I guess it’s just tough cheese.
Meanwhile, the best election ever, gets better each day when AG Barr reviews/discusses the legal realities and not the DNC/Mediot/Clinton/Obama Collusion/Delusion BS!
Does anyone dare say, “O B S T R U C T I O N” now?
besieged- lol- yeah more like slightly annoyed by the incessant rantings of democrats- kinda like mosquito buzzing in the face- small insignificant annoyances- at best-
If you are not violently anti-Trump, you are his protector.
Dems are insane and evil.
Whatever “staff” member wrote this is likely working for an enemy intelligence agency. This is boilerplate destabilization propaganda, as if it came out of an old handbook.
The President is not simply unmitigated evil, you know. In another period in history, he would be hailed as the Great Emancipator, or on a par with the Founding Fathers, or a true reformer. If there were room, a fifth face might one day be carved on Mt. Rushmore, or perhaps the face of a whole separate mountain would be allotted to that purpose.
Every one of the faces on Mt. Rushmore represents a person, that in the lifetime of each, endured severe excoriation by the editorials and the press of their time. Yet, on balance, history has treated them well.
Until recent times. Were it possible, some of the more rabid “Americans in Name Only” would have the carved faces dynamited OFF the face of the mountain.
Big Media (and John F. Kerry) are deeply saddened that they will never be able to preface Barr with “embattled”.
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