Skip to comments.Barr Told Prosecutors to Consider Sedition Charges for Protest Violence
Posted on 09/16/2020 7:13:09 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
Attorney General William P. Barr told federal prosecutors in a call last week that they should consider charging rioters and others who had committed violent crimes at protests in recent months with sedition, according to two people familiar with the call.
The highly unusual suggestion to charge people with insurrection against lawful authority alarmed some on the call, which included U.S. attorneys around the country, said the people, who described Mr. Barrs comments on the condition of anonymity for fear of retribution.
The attorney general has also asked prosecutors in the Justice Departments civil rights division to explore whether they could bring criminal charges against Mayor Jenny Durkan of Seattle for allowing some residents to establish a police-free protest zone near the citys downtown for weeks this summer, according to two people briefed on those discussions.
The directives are in keeping with Mr. Barrs approach to prosecute crimes as aggressively as possible in cities where protests have given way to violence. But in suggesting possible prosecution of Ms. Durkan, a Democrat, Mr. Barr also took aim at an elected official whom President Trump has repeatedly attacked.
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The NYT makes this sound like a bad thing.
OMG I’ve got the vapors.
I think it should be looked at. Some of it sure had the look of sedition. They were leading a rebellion.
Barr called it sedition? What does the NYT call it? Patriotism?
I’m confused, is the NY Times saying Jenny Durkan shouldn’t be arrested?
I can’t agree with that. Just executing her for sedition and treason without first having a fair trial would not be proper.
Trump and Barr are doing the right thing and this will be vital in the second term.
Sedition. NFL MLB. Take notice.
The word “told” is loaded. How did he tell? Did he issue a directive, or did he suggest? The lazy a$$ NTY sure as he11 won’t report with any accuracy.
Its about time they got charged with sedition. They shout burn it down! and death to America with arson fires. Looting and killing people luring and killing police which they want abolished?
Beating on the elderly and others.
Just arrest and water board them. Find out who their immediate bosses are and waterboard until we get to the head of he snake, then charge them with sedition and hang them all. They are already known so torture the proof out of the pawns.
The New York Slimes wetting themselves because sedition charges are going to be brought against their ANTIFA BLM terrorist pals?
Potential 20 year sentences. Federal charges - not local Soros DAs.
But, BUT....the leftist judges!
These people who are alarmed need to be identified and fired.
The NYT story, according to Barr and the U.S. Attorney for the Seattle district, is totally false.
realistically, where can a jury to convict be found. One black juror will insure acquittal almost anywhere in the country
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