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Trump’s attacks made a prosecution of McCabe especially complicated. According to materials made public Friday in a Freedom of Information Act case related to the investigation, a federal judge in D.C. warned prosecutors in the case that the public was watching and that comments from the White House were detrimental.

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-appears-to-escalate-standoff-with-attorney-general-and-justice-dept-declaring-on-twitter-a-legal-right-to-influence-criminal-cases/2020/02/14/8c152c36-4f2f-11ea-bf44-f5043eb3918a_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_trumpbarr-920am-1-duplicate%3Ahomepage%2Fstory-ans

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Barr is throwing up a smokescreen of verbiage while he carries out Trump's wishes.

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Just now, slideman said:

Barr is throwing up a smokescreen of verbiage while he carries out Trump's wishes.

 

Perhaps. But the crisis in the Department of Justice is now a national scandal.

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1 minute ago, leftwinger said:

 

Perhaps. But the crisis in the Department of Justice is now a national scandal.

Barr has to make a show of asserting Justice department Independence.

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2 minutes ago, slideman said:

Barr has to make a show of asserting Justice department Independence.

 

Maybe Barr has some friends who will remind him what his job is.

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31 minutes ago, leftwinger said:

Trump’s attacks made a prosecution of McCabe especially complicated. According to materials made public Friday in a Freedom of Information Act case related to the investigation, a federal judge in D.C. warned prosecutors in the case that the public was watching and that comments from the White House were detrimental.

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-appears-to-escalate-standoff-with-attorney-general-and-justice-dept-declaring-on-twitter-a-legal-right-to-influence-criminal-cases/2020/02/14/8c152c36-4f2f-11ea-bf44-f5043eb3918a_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_trumpbarr-920am-1-duplicate%3Ahomepage%2Fstory-ans

Yup. The public is watching. 

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