In light of the president's decision to nominate William Barr to replace Jeff Sessions as lawyer, here's a brief collection…
In light of the president’s decision to nominate William Barr to replace Jeff Sessions as lawyer, here’s a brief collection of comments Barr has done about major topics.
May 12, 2017: Barr writes a Washington Post  op-ed “Former Attorney General: Trump Made the Right Call on Comey”
Barr talks Comey “Outstandingly Enough” but says he announced Clinton- finding “he went over a line that is fundamental to the allocation of authority in the judicial department.” He said it was not surprising that Trump would be curious to do a new start at the agency and would consult the Justice Department’s leadership if Comey was to remain. ” “I think it’s quite understandable that the administration does not want an FBI director who did not recognize established boundaries for its powers,” Barr wrote in a Washington Post procurement in May 201
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He also said: “Regardless of how far the president was in his own thinking, Rosenstein’s assessment is convincing and confirms the president’s decision.”
July 5, 2017: Barr tells Washington Post as he would have liked Mueller to have more balance on his team
“In my opinion, prosecutors who make political contributions identify quite strongly with a political party … I would love to see him have more balance on this group.
May 18, 2017: Barr tells The world he is “confident” Mueller will not let the investigation “degenerate in a spreading indecent witch hunt”
“His appointment is good news because they worried about The difficult way the investigation was handled during the summer and autumn, as well as the many government leaks, “Barr told the world. He added:” I am convinced that Mueller will keep track of legitimate research areas and not allow this investigation to degenerate into a spreading, ceaseless witch hunt to “get something” on the president’s staff. “
June 17, 2017, Barr told The Hill an obstruction investigation is” asinine “when asked for a media report and warns Special Counsel risks” watching a whole political operation to overthrow the president. “”
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Barr, the former lawyer’s board, said media stories were overblown. Most of what is happening now is an early normal course research work that does not say anything about the final findings of the Special Council, Barr said. “I suspect the Washington Post story is exaggerating the survey,” he told The Hill. “I do not think it has been crystallized to that point.”
Barr also called the asinine obstruction check and warned that the special council might “look like a whole political operation to overthrow the president”
Nov 17 2017, tells Barr NYT what he would do in the sessions with the president’s press to investigate Hillary Clinton
“There is nothing wrong with a president asking for an investigation.” However, he added: “Although an investigation is not to be launched because a president wants it, the ultimate question is whether the question requires investigation. “In the same story, NYT says that Barr sees more reason to investigate uranium than Trump-Russia cooperation claims and said,” To the extent that it does not pursue these issues, the department is responsible. “
November 3, 2017 tells Barr [1 9659003] Washington Post There is nothing wrong with the president saying he thinks that an area should be investigated
“CEO is the CEO and if he thinks there is an area that requires An investigation, there’s nothing wrong with it’s face, there’s nothing wrong with it. “He also told the post that that’s saying that Clinton in jail thinks it’s not appropriate, but there are things he said that he thinks it should be investigated. According to the post, Barr said, “I do not think all these things about throwing [Clinton] into jail or jumping to the conclusion that she is being charged is appropriate,” added Barr, but I think there are things that should be investigated that have not been investigated . “