Gohmert Exposed Barr to Covid-19

Bad enough that America’s Dumbest Congressman™ exposed his Congressional colleagues, and his staff, to the coronavirus AFTER he knew he had tested positive. It turns out he also exposed AG Barr as well: Rep. Gohmert, who was without a mask, stood outside the men’s bathroom where Barr went before he walked into the “hearing” room….

“A Gross Abuse of Prosecutorial Power”

John Gleeson, the retired judge whom Emmet Sullivan, judge in Michael Flynn’s case, tasked with writing a review and recommendation of Barr’s demand (he calls it a request) to dismiss the Flynn case, has completed his report. Michael Flynn committed perjury but should not face contempt hearing, court-appointed counsel finds The main reason for this…

Trump Presser Monday: No Fauci, even less clarity

x REPORTER asks about “OVERSIGHT” of the $500 BILLION slush fund in the senate GOP bill Trump wants to dish out with no transparency. TRUMP: “I’LL BE THE OVERSIGHT.” OH-KAYYYY 🤔🤔💰💰💰💰💰 pic.twitter.com/NPW4hmYxON — The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) March 24, 2020 Trump is jonesing for a substitute for his campaign rallies and likely will respond to Boris…

Barr Says He May Quit. Really??? [UPD*2: Did Barr Box Himself In?]

Breaking from WaPo about 6:20 PST: Barr has told those close to Trump he is considering quitting over the president’s tweets about Justice Dept. investigations Attorney General William P. Barr has told people close to President Trump — both inside and outside the White House — that he is considering quitting over Trump’s tweets about…

Federal Judges May Stage an Intervention?

It was predictable that the federal judiciary would not be happy with Hair Gropingfury ordering the DOJ around, not to mention calling out judges for following the law. Now it appears they might be planning to do something about it. Federal judges' association calls emergency meeting after DOJ intervenes in case of Trump ally Roger…

Worrying about Bill Barr as Roy Cohn is more important than Trump's badger questions

It’s shark-jumping time in the White House. Remember that even the revenge-tour could be misdirection for other malign activity. Just to recap: 2/5: Trump is "acquitted" 2/6: Trump uses National Prayer Breakfast to promise vengeance 2/7: Trump starts firing witnesses 2/11: Career officials resign in protest as Trump administration intervenes in sentencing to protect Stone…

Barr Agrees to Testify. Now What?

The House Judiciary Committee has just released a letter it sent to AG Barr confirming his agreement to testify before them on March 31st. The letter lists several specific topics the committee wants to ask him about: The removal USDA Jessie Liu Rudy Giuliani’s “process” by which he can “feed the Department of Justice information,…

Bill Barr Wants to Save Us from Hell

The tagline on my profile says, as it has for years: “It is not the business of the state to help its citizens get into heaven nor save them from hell.” Apparently our esteemed Attorney General never read that. Nor has he read the First Amendment. As an op-ed in today’s New York Times puts…

Barr's Own Investigator Says There Was No Intel Setup

WaPo is reporting this breaking news: USDA John Durham, whom AG Barr hand-picked to look for a “deep state” intelligence setup to trick the FBI into investigating the Trump campaign, has told the DOJ inspector general that he has not been able to find any such connection. The prosecutor handpicked by Attorney General William P….

Javelin Catcher: what's the cost of a favor if it's not a quid pro quo

Recalling the delaying action of the Bill Barr “summary” of the Mueller report, the White House released a 5-page memo to frame the eventual release of the whistle-blower complaint. In it Ukraine President Zelensky mentions Javelin missiles (page 2), and then Trump immediately asks for a “favor”. In this context, the absence of a specific quid pro…