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Attorney General Barr considering quitting over Trump tweets: Washington Post

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Barr said in an ABC Interview on Thursday that he could not do his job "with a constant background commentary" and that it was "time to stop the tweeting about Department of Justice criminal cases."

I suppose its very hard to discreetly interfere with investigations and corrupt the criminal justice system when your partner in crime is literally blabbing the whole thing to the world via Tweets.

Point noted.

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Barr should resign and no one should take his place

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"He has his limits," the newspaper quoted one person familiar with Barr's thinking as saying.

Sure. Sure he does.

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I taut I tau a naughty tweet...

It's too late for AG Barr to save his reputation. He'll forever be remembered as Trump's stooge in the history books.

Barr's portrait will hang in the Hall of Shame along with the likes of Benedict Arnold, Richard Nixon and Donald J. Trump.

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The hardest thing to figure out is whether this is true or if Donnie and Billie are running a con-job on us...one of those two is an expert on that...

I'll take a guess and say that even though he has stepped over the line defending Trump, even Barr can't take such blatant interference in justice...

Hey Billie, you're about to know what it's like to go from hero to scum in one minute....

If you want to know how that feels like, just ask Tillertson, Cohn, Mattis, Kelly, McMaster, Sondland, Cohen, Bolton, or Amarossa....

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I didn't realize that tweets were such a power tool.

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When your boss is douche doesn't leave you with many options...

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Barr getting thrown under the bus or resigning.

Which choice is better?

Guess deDonnie doesn't care too much now.

He's gonna find the (in-)appropriate words later.

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The Democrats could care less about the rule of law or even morals or civility, they would sellout their own relative if that meant they could get rid of this President

Looks like it. This level of sheer hysteria shows to me that he is really getting somewhere in draining the swamp. And the swamp dwellers sure don´t like that!

The day I see positive Trump news in the swamp media, I am worried.

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Trump told reporters before boarding Air Force One. "The attorney general is a man with great integrity."

This could be the kiss of death. Barr could be in for a barrage of childish nicknames and idiotic trash in the near future. Trump may even roll out the heavy artillery and fire conspiracy theories at him. If that fails, he could go nuclear and ask people to watch a non-existent sex tape featuring Barr.

Could get nasty.

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"He has his limits,"

Integrity lies beyond those limits.

But his dishonesty, sycophancy and a total disregard to the rule of law is limitless....

The sooner he is gone the better it is for all!!

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no he is not. already debunked while this article was still being written.

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liberals hope he quits so they can use that to try to discredit all the prosecutors he just assigned to review all the politicized cases. Plus dont want him looking into anything Rudy gave him or the case that Dershowitz is talking about where Obama asked the FBI to investigate someone for his buddy Soros.

As well as to try to discredit Durham in advance of what we all know is coming. I sure these people who claiming this is true to the liberal media were fed this story as bait to find some more leakers.

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"Addressing Beltway rumors: The Attorney General has no plans to resign," DOJ spokeswoman Kerri Kupec tweeted.

ok, on to the next fake news!

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"I do make his job harder ... I do agree with that," Trump told reporters before boarding Air Force One. "The attorney general is a man with great integrity."

Goes to show that that the two fat men are trying to put up a bad reality show, but failing!!

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@Willb shows to me that he is really getting somewhere in draining the swamp. And the swamp dwellers sure don´t like that!

Hes turned the swamp into a full blown fess pit...How many of his inner circle are now behind bars...

@blacklabel liberals this liberals taking a page out of Bass4funks book keep the originality up there dont think anybody had any real expectations of in the first place....

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The day I see positive Trump news in the swamp media, I am worried.

Could you tell us which media you trust to get your news from?

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Sneezy:

Could you tell us which media you trust to get your news from?

I do not "trust" anyone to be completely bias-free. I watch the swamp media too. The difference to uncritical consumers of CNN, NYT et al is that I also look at original footage and dissident voice (who constantly have to fight against Big Tech censorship, alas).

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The difference to uncritical consumers of CNN, NYT et al is that I also look at original footage

Amazing! Why didn’t anyone else think of that?

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I do not "trust" anyone to be completely bias-free. I watch the swamp media too.

I'm aware: they seem to be the only ones you cite. You keep saying that we should look elsewhere, but when I ask for examples of where, you never name any. You've done it again now.

Which "non-swamp" media do you consume? Or do you just assume that the truth is the polar opposite of whatever the headline is in the "swamp media"?

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Barr will be, as he deserves to be, devoured, as are all who agree to work with this entirely corrupt and incompetent administration.

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I guess Barr, an obviously extremely intelligent man, considering he has worked extensively in Law, CIA, DoJ, Govt etc, who, even with his conservative views, must have limits on how much he has to play up to the Grand Poohbah's tweet waffles.

Tough for anyone, as witnessed by the contionuously changing roll-call on Chumpy's watch - record breaking in fact.

Priebus, Bannon, Flynn, Comey, Bolton, Spicer, Scaramucci, Sessions etc etc etc all quit or were given the boot.

Now even the shimmeringly annointed ones, ie Barr, are second guessing it.

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thats where I start my review, by seeing what factual evidence exists (if any) to disprove the liberal media narrative.

Such as knowing that at the same time this article was posted, there was already a statement from the DOJ spokesperson saying it is not true.

Half the stuff can be eliminated easily in this manner, as well as by watching CNN to see the newest narratives in their early stage of development.

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While Trump offered words of support for Barr, he also spoke enthusiastically about tweeting. "Social media for me has been very important because it gives me a voice," he said.

You're the President, how much of a voice do you need!? Grow up you bumbling infant.

Too scared & far too stupid to answer questions or face scrutiny is what he means.

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This could be the kiss of death.

Not so sure, you never know, but knowing how the liberal media likes to overly exaggerate things, it does create clicks.

Barr could be in for a barrage of childish nicknames and idiotic trash in the near future. Trump may even roll out the heavy artillery and fire conspiracy theories at him. If that fails, he could go nuclear and ask people to watch a non-existent sex tape featuring Barr. 

Naw, I just think Trump should scale back the tweets, but given how corrupt the Democrats have been and played this, I get his deep frustration.

Could get nasty

Oh, most definitely!

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Well, the USA is supposed to have an independent judiciary, but the Department of Justice as well as the courts are being treated like lapdogs of the president. Without a pushback from the GOP, we have a problem. Barr tried to be mindful of the fact that the DOJ is part of the Executive Branch, but can’t be a toady for the president and have a real career. Tough position. He may resign, but who would want to step into his place?

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Farmboy,

He said and did nothing wrong.

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Today: Trump told reporters before boarding Air Force One. "The attorney general is a man with great integrity."

Tomorrow: "This filthy piece of scum - first Sessions with his big ears and now Barr with his big gut! He's a joke - I never made his job impossible - I'm a stable genius - I can't make a mistake...

"Addressing Beltway rumors: The Attorney General has no plans to resign," DOJ spokeswoman Kerri Kupec tweeted.

And all those boxes being carried out of his office and loaded in that big moving van - just a coincidence...

And don't pay any attention to Lindsey Graham measuring the drapes...

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neither of which happened in reality. But a good Schiff-like story. too bad its not true.

Whenever these leaks come and the liberal media starts a narrative always investigate what else is going on that they are trying to distract us from. Right now its Bloomberg racist videos and the Dems meeting Iranian government officials in Munich.

And all those boxes being carried out of his office and loaded in that big moving van - just a coincidence...

And don't pay any attention to Lindsey Graham measuring the drapes...

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what fairy tale? The guy admitted he had the meeting with the Iran foreign minister but only after it was tweeted out by non liberal news media.

This article was debunked before it was even posted and was posted anyway.

Twitter keeps us up to date on real things;

"Objective evidence the dam is breaking:

Yesterday Alan Dershowitz accused the Obama administration of using the DOJ to do the bidding of George Soros.

And everyone basically shrugged their shoulders and said, "sounds about right."

People know..."

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Whenever these leaks come....

KellyAnne...just look at what her husband says....

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the Obama administration of using the DOJ to do the bidding of George Soros.

Is this a crime?

Bloomberg racist videos

Who cares?

Dems meeting Iranian government officials in Munich.

Please provide the conspiracy details and crime(s) committed.

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The toxicity around the PotUS is increasing.

I strongly suggest quarantine.

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Think the facts don't chime with him being Trump's stooge.  And not sure I would believe that the Washington Post has an insight into his thinking. 

But if he doesn't quit the Dems can always try and impeach him.

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It was inevitable that one day carny barker Trump, the real estate shyster, would own the swamp, lock, stock and barrel. Barr is now compromised beyond redemption and is probably preparing his parachute to jump before he's pushed. When he bales, he fully deserves to land with a disbarment for his venal betrayal of his oath to serve justice.

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Plus dont want him looking into anything Rudy gave him 

If Rudy has anything of value, we would have heard about it by now. smh.

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i said the same thing about Mueller and you claimed I had to wait until it was complete to find in the end he had nothing

Ukraine investigation just started, sorry.

If Rudy has anything of value, we would have heard about it by now. smh.

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Ukraine investigation just started, sorry.

What is the point of it?

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When U get into a fight like this, fight it out or tweet like trump.

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to identity the Dems that were working with Ukraine to interfere in our election. Those people need to be held accountable.

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Well, this could be the answer...

Barr has Giuliani under investigation for 8 criminal offenses....including corruption and campaign finance violations...

Crazy Rudy also has his "insurance policy" that he's threatened Trump with....

If the Dimwit had to choose between the two, he'd go with the guy that has the dirt on him...

Bye-bye Barr - the bus is headed for you...

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 need to be held accountable.

How? Please be specific.

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