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Sun Feb 16, 2020, 11:53 AM

More than 1,100 ex-Justice Department officials call for Barr's resignation

Source: Washington Post

By Devlin Barrett
Feb. 16, 2020 at 6:10 a.m. PST

More than 1,100 former Justice Department employees signed a public letter Sunday urging Attorney General William P. Barr to resign over his handling of the case of President Trump’s longtime friend Roger Stone — and exhorted current department employees to report any unethical conduct.

The letter is the latest sign of a crisis of confidence inside the department. Four prosecutors quit the Stone case last week after Barr and other Justice Department leaders pushed for a softer prison recommendation for Stone, who is due to be sentenced this week.
The four prosecutors had originally recommended a prison sentence of seven to nineyears for Stone after he was convicted of lying to Congress and obstruction. The president publicly attacked that recommendation, and at Barr’s urging the Justice Department filed an updated sentencing memo suggesting Stone should receive less prison time.

Barr has said he did not talk to the president about the Stone sentence, but current and former Justice Department officials have sharply criticized the attorney general.

“Mr. Barr’s actions in doing the President’s personal bidding unfortunately speak louder than his words,” the Justice Department alumni wrote in the letter posted online. “Those actions, and the damage they have done to the Department of Justice’s reputation for integrity and the rule of law, require Mr. Barr to resign.”

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/more-than-1100-ex-justice-department-officials-call-for-barrs-resignation/2020/02/16/d9b56d10-50c0-11ea-9e47-59804be1dcfb_story.html

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Reply More than 1,100 ex-Justice Department officials call for Barr's resignation (Original post)
swag Feb 16 OP
blm Feb 16 #1
NCDEM4EVR Feb 16 #2
catrose Feb 16 #3
democrank Feb 16 #4
Hulk Feb 16 #5
mpcamb Feb 16 #6
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 16 #7
NCjack Feb 16 #8

Response to swag (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 12:04 PM

1. ❤️❤️❤️

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Response to swag (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 12:20 PM

2. Sure, good way to CYA

Means nothing, will do nothing, only puts them on the record in opposition, but will do nothing to stop thwarting the rule the law by the lawless.

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Response to NCDEM4EVR (Reply #2)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 01:23 PM

3. They're former Justice employees. Is there something else they could do?

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Response to swag (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 01:40 PM

4. Kick

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Response to swag (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 02:15 PM

5. Nice gesture....

Of course it will mean nothing to this dictator and his cabal of sycophants. All we can do is protest, peacefully, and hope we can stall the son of a bitch until January.

VOTE!! and everybody you know, vote too!!

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Response to swag (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 03:25 PM

6. A practical question- where can we voice our support?

Cong. Rep?
Senator?
Legal societies?

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Response to swag (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 04:02 PM

7. "That's the deep state talking" - The derp state

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Response to swag (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 04:58 PM

8. Bill Barr now can put a number on the ex-DOJ officials that don't like him. nt

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