One lawmaker called the attorney general’s remarks “the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful things I’ve ever heard.”
In s move that legal experts call “ludicrous” and “baffling,” the Attorney General asks a state court to let the Justice Department handle defense of the president charged in so many cases of sexual aggression.
Defensive and defiant, Barr acted like everything he and Trump do if legal and justified while ignoring the law.
Attorney General William Barr interfered with the prosecution of Stone to tone down sentencing and prosecution.
Attorney General William Barr is excessively loyal to Trump and pulling this stunt to drop charges against an admitted criminal could be a distraction for a Justice Department that has sought to focus on crimes that could involve the president.
Barr makes it clear that Trump’s interference infringes what an Attorney General must do
Current and former law enforcement officials say the department “has a duty to investigate” and adds that is wrong to not launch a full investigation, which both Trump and Barr are trying to block.