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….

Who Can Get Under This Barr?

Trinidad native Shemika Charles holds a world record. Who is Shemika Charles—you ask? Ms. Charles is a 23-year-old performer whose claim to fame is holding the Guinness World Record for the lowest Limbo back-bend, (or whatever the verbiage) of 8.5 inches low and the longest distance walked in that contorted position—just over 10 feet. Not only…

House impeachment managers: We told you dumb*sses he was corrupt

(The headline is my own paraphrase, in case that wasn’t clear.) The House managers in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial — Adam Schiff, Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, Val Demings, Sylvia Garcia, and Jason Crow — just wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post in which they point out that Trump is just as lawless and corrupt…

KY-Sen: Moscow Mitch Has A Sad Over Obama Trashing Trump's Abysmal Coronavirus Response

Boo. Fucking. Hoo. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Monday that former President Obama should have held back from criticizing President Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, calling Obama's critique “a little bit classless.” President Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara Trump, during an online Trump campaign event, told McConnell that Obama “slammed” President Trump over his response to the coronavirus…

Trump doubles down on push to murder Obamacare despite coronavirus pandemic

Despite calls from Attorney General Bill Barr to reconsider the administration’s position, Donald Trump today reiterated his belief that the Supreme Court should strike down the Affordable Care Act in its entirety in response to a lawsuit brought by a group of Republican-controlled states. CNN: “We're not doing anything. In other words, we're staying with the…

Army won't investigate Vindman, despite Trump's urging

Guess we haven’t gone full banana republic just yet. Or else the banana is still green. But you know how little time it takes for a banana to rot. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said on Friday at a National Press Club event that Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman would not be investigated for his role in…

Lady Justice is Blind, not Stupid

Lady Justice has functioned very well—for years, being blind, but now Donald Trump, William Barr, and  Republican officialdom are rendering her mute.  Last night, and for as long as Attorney General Barr does not collapse under the weight of a tweet, he publicly admitted the President is pulling away the wool he so proficiently tried…

DoJ may reverse itself on Stone sentencing after Trump Tweets

Shocked, Shocked… will sentence leniency compel Trump to do more criming. x #RogerStone Senior DOJ official tells @CBSNews Department was shocked to see sentencing recommendation Stone case. This is not what was briefed to Dept. The Dept. believes recommendation is extreme, excessive, grossly disproportionate to offenses…#DEVELOPING— Catherine Herridge (@CBS_Herridge) February 11, 2020 x Even though Stone…

Memo to media: Don't screw up the impeachment hearings

Four months after the Beltway press badly failed in its coverage of special counsel Robert Mueller's congressional testimony on the Russia scandal, the D.C. press corps has a chance at redemption this week with the first public impeachment hearings of Donald Trump. Hopefully, newsrooms will be up to the important task at hand. “The stakes don’t get…

Barr turns to familiar faces for bogus probe of Russia investigation

This is the legal landscape now before the man who must be identified as the attorney general of the United States: The unanimous consensus of the American intelligence community, the findings of the Mueller investigation, and the bipartisan conclusion of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence all agree that the Russian Federation interfered in the…

Breaking: Sen. Klobuchar Releases Evidence That Barr Hid Whistle-blower Complaint from FEC

Mother Jones “Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) released evidence on Tuesday that the Justice Department buried the whistleblower complaint about President Donald Trump’s call with the Ukrainian president by failing to refer the matter to the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Klobuchar suggested the Justice Department violated a longstanding agreement between the agencies to share information about…

You Can Impeach a Ham Sandwich. It's Time to Impeach Bill Barr.

So, I woke up this morning to this news… x “The White House and the Justice Department have advised the nation's top intelligence agency that a controversial complaint involving President Donald Trump isn't governed by laws covering intelligence whistleblowers…”https://t.co/cf0nnw0CFc — Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) September 20, 2019 The W.H. and Justice working hand and glove to…

Barr claims he sees legal path for census citizenship question

We all thought this was over, but Donald Trump’s consigliere, William Barr, is determined to pave the way for a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Because … Donald Trump says so, apparently. Yup, that’s it. No other reason. Honestly, what other reason could there be? The Hill: Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he believes the…