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Sun Apr 14, 2019, 02:07 PM

Barr's spy talk emboldens Trump's allies ahead of Mueller report's release

For two years, President Trumpís most devoted allies have struggled to legitimize their accusations that the FBI conducted political spying on the Trump campaign in 2016 ó at times openly feuding with Republican leaders over their grievances with the investigation of Russiaís election interference.

But on Wednesday, those assertions received their biggest boost yet, and from an unlikely source: Attorney General William P. Barr, who told a Senate subcommittee, ďI think spying did occur, yes.Ē

Never mind that he later clarified that his use of the word was meant to describe surveillance generally, without making a judgment about whether it was appropriate. The moment set off a firestorm, with those who have defended the FBI complaining that the attorney general had legitimized an outlandish conspiracy theory ó while those critical of the Russia probe have embraced his remarks as vindication of their cause.

The reaction has underscored a deep distrust between Trumpís allies and top law enforcement officials, and between the Justice Departmentís current and past leadership. And it has amplified the anxiety surrounding special counsel Robert S. Mueller IIIís report on the Russia investigation, a redacted version of which could be released within days.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/barrs-spy-talk-emboldens-trumps-allies-ahead-of-mueller-reports-release/ar-BBVVbmZ?li=BBnbcA1

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Reply Barr's spy talk emboldens Trump's allies ahead of Mueller report's release (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Apr 14 OP
Wellstone ruled Apr 14 #1
Kath2 Apr 14 #2
triron Apr 14 #3
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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 02:16 PM

1. The Rethug Game Plan for the get go.

Frank Luntz's talking points. All one needs to know about what is about to go down with the GOP is,Limpball's,Breitbart,and Fake Noise.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 02:23 PM

2. I'm sure it does.

And I hope this all turns around to bite him in his racist, sexist spoiled rich brat ass.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 04:54 PM

3. Barr knew exactly what he was saying. He's no dummy.

It is nothing less than outrageous; definitely inflammatory (and he meant it that way).

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Response to triron (Reply #3)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:20 PM

4. K & R...for truth...nt

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