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Bill Barr's Perverse Theory of Justice:In America, no one is above the law - except the president and his cohorts

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 'Helping GOP presidents act with impunity is William Barr’s stock-in-trade.Even before joining Trump, he wrote an unsolicited memo arguing outright that a president cannot be charged with obstruction of justice if the underlying actions fall under his lawful authority and the accusations are false.”For Barr, there are no apparent limits to presidential authority, at least as long as that president is a Republican. His theory of presidential immunity did not extend to Bill Clinton, for example, whose impeachment Barr defended.The memo even shows the same lack of interest in the facts of the investigation that Barr demonstrated during his exchange with Senator Kamala Harris of California, during which he admitted that neither he nor his office examined the evidence behind the Mueller report before determining the president could not be charged with obstruction of justice.'

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Instead of correcting the record, Barr doubled down on his lies at his hearing, protecting Trump's cover up and playing the role he was hand-picked to fill: Trump's puppet.

The American people deserve transparency. Barr must be impeached, and Mueller must testify. Share this clip on Facebook and Twitter to spread the word:

Barr lied repeatedly about two key components of Mueller's report:

  • OBSTRUCTION: Mueller's report detailed 10 key instances of potential obstruction of justice. Today, Barr said once again that Mueller's findings DO NOT support obstruction. He even went on to suggest that Mueller shouldn't have investigated obstruction in the first place.
  • Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono absolutely eviscerated Attorney General William Barr during her time to question the AG on Wednesday afternoon, tearing into his behavior regarding the messy release of the Mueller report and the revelations that arose from recent reporting that Mueller was unpleased with how Barr characterized the initial summary.

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Mueller's lack of interest in the known origins of Russiagate is even worse. By a light year or so. I'd even change my song about Madcow if she seriously got on that.

Submitted on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 4:35:41 PM

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