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PeeJ52

(1,588 posts)
Thu Apr 18, 2019, 04:50 PM Apr 2019

CNN explains Barr giving White House advance copy of report. Barr can't get his counsels straight...

Seems that Barr says the reason that DOJ gets to see the Mueller report first and redact it is because in 1999 they did away with the Independent Counsel because of what Ken Starr did, and instituted the Special Counsel. However, Barr said he gave the White House the advanced copy of the Mueller report was because it was in the Ethics in Government Act covered in the Independent Counsel rules, which were done away with in 1999. Seems there were no such rules for a Special Counsel.

Barr just makes it up as he goes along. They really need to take that Honorable prefix off his nameplate the next time he testifies before Congress.

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CNN explains Barr giving White House advance copy of report. Barr can't get his counsels straight... (Original Post) PeeJ52 Apr 2019 OP
Take it off or change it to Horrible. luvs2sing Apr 2019 #1
+1 Good one FakeNoose Apr 2019 #3
Starr and Barr - weird combo of names. LisaM Apr 2019 #2
That is ironic. n/t delisen Apr 2019 #5
Well there are no such rules for not giving it to Congress either then. riversedge Apr 2019 #4
I got no idea where they get this distinguished... PeeJ52 Apr 2019 #6

LisaM

(28,008 posts)
2. Starr and Barr - weird combo of names.
Thu Apr 18, 2019, 04:55 PM
Apr 2019

Funny how the "Stars and Bars" refers to the name of the flag of the traitorous Confederacy - kind of fitting, in its way.

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