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‘Department Of Trump’: Biden Says DOJ Has Become Trump’s ‘Private Law Firm’

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Attorney General Bill Barr of running the Justice Department as the “Department of Trump.” “This has been the most corrupt administration in modern American history,” Biden said. “The Justice Department has turned into the president’s private law firm.” “It’s become the Department of Trump,” Biden said at a summit for Black business owners and educators in Charlotte, North Carolina, a key swing state in the 2020 election. Biden sai...
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Cnn, New York Times, Biden, Seattle, Doj, Justice Department, Black, Charlotte, Trump, Chicago Tribune, Charlotte North Carolina, Barr, President Trump, Jenny Durkan


Portland Police Ridiculed For Tweeting 'Molotov Cocktails' Made From Plastic

Portland Police tweeted a photo Tuesday night claiming to show a “molotov cocktail,” made from what appears to be a plastic bottle and a washcloth. It’s at least the second time this year Portland Police have distributed photos of what it claims are molotov cocktails made from plastic, something that defense journalist…Read more...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, Oregon, Attorney General, Police, War, Protests, Portland, Belarus, Weapons, Donald Trump, Portland Police, President Trump, Bill Barr, Molotov cocktails, 2020 Uprising


DOJ Says Top Officials Will Snub Congress Because Committee Was Mean To Barr

The Justice Department on Monday told the House Judiciary Committee that several high-profile witnesses would not testify as requested because legislators had been rude to Attorney General Bill Barr.  The Judiciary Committee in recent weeks had requested testimony from the directors of the Bureau of Prisons and the U.S. Marshals Service, as well as from the assistant attorney general leading the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division, Eric Dreiband. Writing in response to Committee Chairman Jerry Nad...
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AOC rallies liberals over supreme court battle: ‘This is not the time to give up’

New York congresswoman emerges as one of the high-profile faces of the Democratic response on ways to thwart Republicans’ plansNew York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has emerged as one of the high-profile faces of the Democratic response to Republicans’ plan to quickly seat a new, conservative supreme court justice.Ocasio-Cortez, one of the most prominent champions of the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, was quick to offer a rallying cry to supporters discouraged by the late-Justic...
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NYC, Seattle, Portland Are ‘Permitting Anarchy’ Because They Snubbed Feds, Barr Whines

In the latest episode of President Donald Trump’s months-long effort to paint liberal cities as violent, lawless hellholes, Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday declared that New York City, Seattle and Portland were “permitting anarchy.” The new label from Barr came three weeks after the President ordered the attorney general to identify local governments “that are permitting anarchy, violence and destruction in American cities.” Trump’s order itself also singled out New York, Portland and S...
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AOC considering impeachment, Schumer weighing Supreme Court expansion in wake of Mitch McConnell's 'blatant, nasty hypocrisy'

Democratic Congresswoman from New York Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer listens during a press conference in the Corona neighbourhood of Queens on April 14, 2020 in New York City. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez held a joint press conference on Sunday to discuss options for blocking Republicans from filling the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Gins...
Tags: Politics, New York, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Queens, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Charles Davis, US supreme court


How Attorney General Bill Barr Controls the End of John Durham's Investigation

US Attorney General William Barr gestures as he speaks during a daily briefing at the White House in Washington D.C. on March 23, 2020. John Durham has said almost nothing about his 15-month probe into the FBI’s investigation of the Trump 2016 campaign. Not so Durham’s boss, Attorney General William Barr, who has called “Crossfire Hurricane” one of the “greatest travesties in American history.”
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A Second Trump Campaign Manager Didn’t Vote For POTUS In 2016

It’s now his job to get out the vote and push to ‘Make America Great Again… Again’ but Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien, didn’t vote to ‘Make America Great’ the first time — in fact he didn’t cast a ballot at all. The Washington Post reports that according to public records Bill Stepien last voted in 2015 while living in New Jersey where he was then registered.  Although Stepien has been living in Washington, D.C. since 2017, it wasn’t until the end of July — just two weeks after he w...
Tags: Post, Chris Christie, Texas, News, Washington Post, Washington, Cbs News, White House, New Jersey, Trump, Kayleigh McEnany, Make America Great, President Trump, Stepien, Brad Parscale, Bill Barr


Trump Tries To Publicly Undermine Own FBI Director’s Findings On Russian Meddling

President Donald Trump on Thursday night tried to publicly strong arm the assessment of his own FBI director while distracting from clear evidence about Russian interference in the upcoming election, by saying that China posed a “FAR greater threat than Russia, Russia, Russia.” But Chris, you don’t see any activity from China, even though it is a FAR greater threat than Russia, Russia, Russia. They will both, plus others, be able to interfere in our 2020 Election with our totally vulnerable U...
Tags: News, China, Russia, Joe Biden, Iran, Cnn, Fbi, Beijing, Moscow, Biden, Donald Trump, Chris, Trump, Wray, Breitbart, Moscow Russia


Trump Again Tries To Distract From Russian Threat To Elections By Blaming China

President Donald Trump on Thursday night tried to distract from clear evidence about Russian interference in the upcoming election, deflecting to China as a scapegoat by saying the East Asian nation posed a “FAR greater threat than Russia, Russia, Russia.” But Chris, you don’t see any activity from China, even though it is a FAR greater threat than Russia, Russia, Russia. They will both, plus others, be able to interfere in our 2020 Election with our totally vulnerable Unsolicited (Counterfei...
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How Bill Barr has enabled Donald Trump's darkest instincts

President Donald Trump has spent his presidency looking for a co-commiserator, someone who carries the same conspiratorial and cynical view of the government and those who work within its massive bureaucracy. In Attorney General Bill Barr, he has finally found him.
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Bill Barr seems to be ready for a post-election constitutional crisis

No other government official will have their reputation changed more than William Barr, the attorney general. At his confirmation hearing in 2019, he promised independence and a patriotic duty to fix the Department of Justice.
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Analysis: Bill Barr seems to be ready for a post-election constitutional crisis

No other government official will have their reputation changed more than William Barr, the attorney general. At his confirmation hearing in 2019, he promised independence and a patriotic duty to fix the Department of Justice.
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Biden blasts Barr's comments comparing coronavirus lockdowns to slavery as 'sick' and 'outrageous'

Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall event on September 17, 2020 in Moosic, Pennsylvania. Due to the coronavirus, the event is being held outside with audience members in their cars. Biden grew up nearby in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Thursday night slammed Attorney General William Barr for likening coronavirus-related restrictions to slavery. "What Bill Barr re...
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Sorry To Interrupt Your Pumpkin Spice Latte, But The Attorney General Has LOST HIS DAMN MIND

Here's the top 4,957 batsh*t things he said ... in the past 48 hours.
Tags: Law, Police, Government, Racism, Department Of Justice, Election Law, Bill Barr


Seattle Mayor Accuses Trump And Barr Of ‘Tyranny’ Over DOJ Effort To Charge Her Criminally

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) accused President Donald Trump and Attorney General Bill Barr of “tyranny” late Wednesday suggesting the pair had warped the Justice Department into a “political weapon” used on those who speak out against the Trump administration.  The comments follow a New York Times report on Wednesday that revealed Attorney General Bill Barr  asked the Justice Department’s civil rights division to explore bringing criminal charges against Durkan for allowing residents to...
Tags: News, Washington, New York Times, Protests, Department Of Justice, Times, Seattle, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Barr, Hillsdale College, Sedition, President Trump, Jenny Durkan


Barr Compares Lockdowns To ‘Slavery’ While COVID Disproportionately Kills Black Americans

Attorney General Bill Barr made an astonishing comparison between lockdowns prompted by COVID-19, which is known to be disproportionately deadly to Black communities, to chattel slavery on Wednesday night. “You know, putting a national lockdown, stay-at-home orders, is like house arrest,” Barr said during an event at Hillsdale College, per CNN. “Other than slavery, which was a different kind of restraint, this is the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history,” he continued. Mu...
Tags: News, Cdc, Cnn, Justice Department, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Barr, Hillsdale College, Cristina Cabrera, Bill Barr, COVID-19, COVID


Donald Trump has finally found his ultimate wingman

President Donald Trump has spent his presidency looking for a co-commiserator, someone who carries the same conspiratorial and cynical view of the government and those who work within its massive bureaucracy. In Attorney General Bill Barr, he has finally found him.
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Analysis: Trump has finally found his ultimate wingman in Barr

President Donald Trump has spent his presidency looking for a co-commiserator, someone who carries the same conspiratorial and cynical view of the government and those who work within its massive bureaucracy. In Attorney General Bill Barr, he has finally found him.
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Analysis: Trump has finally found his ultimate wingman in William Barr

President Donald Trump has spent his presidency looking for a co-commiserator, someone who carries the same conspiratorial and cynical view of the government and those who work within its massive bureaucracy. In Attorney General Bill Barr, he has finally found him.
Tags: News, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, William Barr, Bill Barr


Top House lawmaker says Barr comparing lockdowns to slavery is 'the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I've ever heard'

Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC). Graeme Jennings/AFP via Getty Images House Majority Whip James Clyburn on Thursday condemned Attorney General William Barr for comparing to coronavirus-related lockdowns to slavery. The statement "was the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I've ever heard," Clyburn said on CNN. Barr had said that stay-at-home orders, imposed to curb virus transmission, are "the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history" since slavery. Visit Business Insid...
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Trump Ramps Up Election Delegitimization Crusade: Results May ‘NEVER BE ACCURATELY DETERMINED’

President Trump on Thursday warned that results in the November presidential election may “NEVER BE ACCURATELY DETERMINED” in his latest effort to discredit mail-in voting amid the COVID-19 pandemic and preemptively delegitimize the results of the election.  In a Thursday morning tweet, Trump reiterated his baseless, tired claim that voting-by-mail leads to mass voter fraud, which he suggested will cause an inaccurate count of the results in the November election. Because of the new and unpre...
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Bill Barr responds to Democrats' fear that Trump won't leave office: 'I’ve never heard of that crap'

President’s hand-picked AG says United States on verge of being ruled by a ‘mob’ even though GOP holds two branches
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Barr argues coronavirus lockdowns are the biggest violation of civil liberties 'other than slavery'

Attorney General William Barr seems to think public health precautions are akin to one of the greatest mass atrocities America has ever committed.During the COVID-19 pandemic, many states and cities implemented stay-at-home orders requiring people to remain inside except for work and other essential activities. Studies showed those orders prevented explosions of COVID-19 cases and likely saved thousands of lives, but to Barr, they verged on unconstitutional.During a Wednesday talk at Hillsdale C...
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Analysis: Bill Barr is the ultimate fixer Donald Trump has always wanted

President Donald Trump has spent his presidency looking for a co-commiserator, someone who carries the same conspiratorial and cynical view of the government and those who work within its massive bureaucracy. In Attorney General Bill Barr, he has finally found him.
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Bill Barr is the ultimate fixer Donald Trump has always wanted

President Donald Trump has spent his presidency looking for a co-commiserator, someone who carries the same conspiratorial and cynical view of the government and those who work within its massive bureaucracy. In Attorney General Bill Barr, he has finally found him.
Tags: Cnn, Donald Trump, Bill Barr


Floods grip Alabama and Florida as wildfire smoke reaches Europe – US politics live

Trump accused of sexual assault by former model Hurricane Sally: devastating floods expectedUS reinfection case raises question: how long does Covid immunity last?US military police ‘sought use of heat ray’ to disperse protestersSign up for our First Thing newsletter 3.28pm BST Senior intelligence officials, including the FBI director and the acting homeland security secretary, are currently testifying before the House.FBI Director Christopher Wray has repeatedly addressed election interfere...
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U.S. Troops Asked About Using 'Heat Ray' Weapon Against Protesters, According to Whistleblower

Federal troops in Washington, D.C. considered using high-tech weapons, including sound cannons and so-called “heat rays,” against protesters outside the White House in June, according to sworn testimony from a whistleblower with the D.C. National Guard. The new evidence was obtained by both NPR and the Washington Post…Read more...
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And Here We Are

One of the major issues of the 2016 election was the claim that then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch had to recuse herself from any involvement in a charging decision with respect to Hillary Clinton because she briefly met with former President Clinton on a tarmac. Now Bill Barr is saying we need political appointees to personally manage criminal prosecutions and have them all reviewed by the Attorney General, especially when they involve the President’s friends. [Author: Josh Marshall]
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