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Congress to probe 'rogue' actions of Trump's Justice Department

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Got records of his own WH counsel’s WIFE after he refused to comply with his illegal orders.

THATS how low he will go.

Yet one more thing to be held to account for. Trump will be in jail or court for the rest of his life. He sure as Hell Isn’t going back to the White House.

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The first couple of minutes of this video are still my fave. Here you have AG WIlliam Barr answering questions from Kamala Harris:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktdi_L0rYkk

Harris: Attorney General Barr, has the President or anyone at the White House ever asked or suggested that you open an investigation of anyone?

Barr: Uuuuum....I wouldn't - wouldn't....ummmmm....

Harris: Yes or no.

Barr: Could you repeat that question?

Harris: (repeats the question)

Barr: Ummm....(pause)...(repeats the question quietly to himself)....(pauses)....

Harris: Seems you'd remember something like that?

Barr: Yeah, but I'm trying to grapple with the word "suggest." I mean, there have been discussions of matters out there (waives his hand) that....uhhhh....they've not asked me to open an investigation.

Harris: Perhaps they've suggested?

Barr: I dunno? I wouldn't say "suggest."

Harris: Hinted?

Barr: I dunno.

Harris: Inferred?

Barr: (no response)

Harris: You don't know? Ok.

(end)

That, my friends, is the AG of the United States, a man supposed to operate independently from the White House, saying he doesn't know if Trump or anyone at the White House ever asked or suggested that he investigate someone.

I guess they were just having conversations about others for the sake of having conversations about others, but ultimately wasn't a suggestion that something should be looked in to. Trump just talked about it for no reason, then they all moved on. But he definitely didn't order Barr to investigate, that's for sure. Just random conversation starters.

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Trump and his band of criminals make Nixon and his Plumbers look like Boy Scouts...

Corrupt, anti-democratic, incompetent...it was the most mob-like administration in US history...

Thank goodness it now resides in history's dustbin....

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A properly functioning Justice system is fundamental to the US republic and the democratic principles, it is built on

it is not surprising 45 and his fellow anti-democracy faction tried to undermine the Justice Department.

45's followers who favor further weakening US systems, have done more damage to the US than any foreign state has in modern history. No surprise the 45 factions get support from authoritarian regimes around the globe. And the 45s cheer on their support for authoritarian regimes and believe reports from those authoritarian states, while disbelieving those from the US and other 'western' states.

And the 45 crowd try to claim they are patriots, while carrying Confederate and Nazi banners and attacking police with their banner poles. And the 45s say it was OK to attack the police that way because they did not use guns

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That, my friends, is the Barr AG of the United States

Barr and The Federalist Society are, swamp people., as Establishment as it gets. That there are still some claiming Trump was and remains ant-establishment is not surprising.

Tru ebelieving cult members have never known for their objectivity. For example See what % of Trump supporters still believe his big lies. While also believing things like studying science causes mass shootings, and that alien reptiles are running pedophile rings.

No wonder televangelists are some of the richest people in the US. Suckers are born quite frequently in the US

televangelists and 45 Republicans prey on the same sucker base.

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Apple also told Donald McGahn, a Trump-era White House counsel, that the Justice Department had subpoenaed information about him in early 2018 

ROFL, donald’s paranoia land where he didn’t trust anyone. This is one sick individual and needs serious help.

Pelosi said it was "beyond belief" for Barr or Sessions to say they knew nothing about it.

Sessions showed some character, albeit a bit too late, but Barr showed he had no morals , till donald lost.

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That, my friends, is the AG of the United States, a man supposed to operate independently from the White House, saying he doesn't know if Trump or anyone at the White House ever asked or suggested that he investigate someone.

I wish Dems were this Hawkish when Holder was AG, the only AG to be held in contempt and lying to Congress.

I guess they were just having conversations about others for the sake of having conversations about others, but ultimately wasn't a suggestion that something should be looked in to. Trump just talked about it for no reason, then they all moved on. But he definitely didn't order Barr to investigate, that's for sure. Just random conversation starters.

Yawn and so the Dems want to do what? Waste more taxpayer money on more frivolous investigations like a panhandler looking for gold nuggets? I get it, he’s a treat to the DNC establishment, I would be nervous, but I’m glad in a way, takes their eye off the House, so they’re making this a lot easier for Trump and the GOP next year.

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At a MINIMUM, there should be hearings into this issue as it is a fundamentally anti-democratic abuse of power. I would not at all be surprised if indictments follow.

This makes anything that Nixon (or holder) did. It is just beyond the pale.

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TrumpGate.

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Drain the swamp, what a joke.

It’s a shame his supporters can’t spot projection, they’re easy targets and just get played again and again and again.

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Yet Schiff got his opponent's call logs -and- leaked them.

Dems didnt care. at all.

Schiff’s Surveillance State

The Democrat demands, and then discloses, the call logs of his opponents.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/schiffs-surveillance-state-11575506091

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TrumpGate.

'45S FELLOW FAR RIGHTISTS, NOW ARE trying something ITALY GATE -

TO gO ALONG WITH THEIR WACK NORTH KOREAN FISHING BOATS IN MAINE, AND CHINESE BAMBOO BALLOTS. Way desperate, seriously deranged. What is next for 45 and ilk. Have they used up their aliens firing laser beams arguments, and their alien reptiles one. QAnon shaman is a good symbol for their collective wackiness. But so is Ivy League elitist Cosplay Ted Cruz, Marjorie Taylor Greene. Tucker, Hannity and other Murdoch puppets.

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That, my friends, is the AG of the United States, a man supposed to operate independently from the White House, saying he doesn't know if Trump or anyone at the White House ever asked or suggested that he investigate someone.

I wish Dems were this Hawkish when Holder was AG, the only AG to be held in contempt and lying to Congress.

Hmmm.....On February 21, 1975, Nixon's AG John Mitchell was found guilty of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and perjury and sentenced to two and a half to eight years in prison for his role in the Watergate break-in.

Now it's Barr's turn...

I guess they were just having conversations about others for the sake of having conversations about others, but ultimately wasn't a suggestion that something should be looked in to. Trump just talked about it for no reason, then they all moved on. But he definitely didn't order Barr to investigate, that's for sure. Just random conversation starters.

Yawn and so the Dems want to do what? Waste more taxpayer money on more frivolous investigations like a panhandler looking for gold nuggets?

Benghazi....BINGO! Just ask Kevin McCarthy...

https://www.vox.com/2015/9/30/9423339/kevin-mccarthy-benghazi

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As I said before, "As an American, I demand justice."

I'm waiting until all is said and done before I feel that this country is back on track... Truth, Justice, and the American way I hope.

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The top two Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Sunday vowed to probe the "rogue" actions of the Justice Department during former President Donald Trump's term, including its move to seize the communications records of Democratic lawmakers.

Projection very much? They are accusing Trump of doing what Obama actually did.

Alas, the bureaucracy is full of swamp affiliated partisans.

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Projection very much? They are accusing Trump of doing what Obama actually did.

When the Obama investigation starts you might have a point.

Alas, the bureaucracy is full of swamp affiliated partisans.

Maybe the 2024 president will drain the swamp and make something great again.

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