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Sun Oct 6, 2019, 09:58 PM

WaPost: Our U.S. Attorney General is chasing conspiracy theories.

Attorney General William P. Barr has taken an interest in a mysterious European professor whose conversation with an adviser to President Trump’s 2016 campaign helped launch the FBI investigation into possible coordination with Russia — and who has since become the focal point of an unproven conservative theory that the entire inquiry was a setup, people familiar with the matter said.

Those involved in the FBI investigation said they are mystified by the attorney general’s activities and interest in the professor, Joseph Mifsud, and they suspect that Barr might be using Justice Department resources to validate conjecture that Mifsud was deployed against a Trump adviser by Western intelligence to manufacture a basis to investigate the campaign.

“It just seems like they’re doing everything they can to delegitimize the origins of that investigation,” said one person involved with the Russia probe, who, like others, spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the politically sensitive matter that is still being reviewed. “I just don’t think there’s any real basis to disparage it.”

But Barr’s inquiry has heartened Trump and his conservative allies. Trump, who at times has inquired about the origins of the Russia investigation and the professor in particular, has bragged that Barr will get to the bottom of the case and is doing a good job as the country’s top law enforcement official, a White House official said.



https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/barrs-review-of-the-russia-investigation-has-won-trumps-favor-but-some-facing-scrutiny-suspect-hes-chasing-conspiracy-theories/2019/10/05/cea0f994-e612-11e9-a331-2df12d56a80b_story.html

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Oct 6, 2019, 10:08 PM

1. Barr is not chasing conspiracy theories. He is pretending to chase conspiracy theories.

Just more shinies for the Trump base to follow.

Barr opens a Federal Investigation and that makes the flock think it must have some legitimacy.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Oct 6, 2019, 10:17 PM

2. Criminal Barr does not represent the United States of America.

He is a fraud.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun Oct 6, 2019, 11:05 PM

3. He is creating conspiracy theories

and actual conspiracies.

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #3)

Sun Oct 6, 2019, 11:22 PM

4. +1

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #3)

Mon Oct 7, 2019, 12:02 AM

5. This

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Mon Oct 7, 2019, 12:04 AM

6. The attorney general is working as Trump's private investigator - at taxpayers' expense and

using government resources and powers

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