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Sat Aug 1, 2020, 01:03 PM

Joyce Alene, MSNBC contributor: Given Barr's history with misrepresenting the Mueller Report.....

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U of Alabama Law Professor| @MSNBC Contributor|Obama US Atty in B'ham|25 year federal prosecutor|Wife & Mom of 4|Knitting a lot while watching the future


Given Barr’s history with misrepresenting the Mueller Report, he could come out late-October with scathing, untrue allegations about Biden who wouldn’t have time to respond. DOJ policies prohibits actions that could influence elections but Barr signaled he’s not bound by them.








https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/08/01/barr-durham-investigation-election/

One of William P. Barr’s weaknesses is a godsend for the rule of law: The attorney general is not completely effective at lying. Or at least close observers of Barr have learned over time how to spot his many tricks. Barr’s behavior in his prior career in government and in his current office reveals voluminous and specific examples in which he misled the public and Congress. Within hours, if not minutes, leading fact checkers documented several of Barr’s deceptions in his congressional testimony on Tuesday. And there’s every reason to suspect Barr will soon try again to mislead — this time regarding one of his most important initiatives to date, an investigation by his handpicked U.S. attorney, John Durham — in an effort to skew the 2020 elections.

The problem is that there are two types of lies that Barr is willing to employ. One can be detected quickly. The other often takes time to uncover, and by that point, Barr may already have succeeded in his goal.

Based on Barr’s track record, it’s important for the public to realize now that they can’t take Barr’s word on what Durham actually has found. The urgency of bracing people to disbelieve the attorney general increased dramatically on Tuesday, as Barr was asked whether he’d apply long-standing Justice Department policy not to announce politically sensitive new cases before an election by holding Durham’s findings until after Nov. 3. Barr’s answer was, for him, a rarity in its clarity: He said no.

Durham’s investigation has become Barr’s pet project. Durham’s main task is an investigation of the investigators who tried to understand and protect the United States against Russian election interference in 2016. We don’t know what Durham will conclude, but we’re confident in this: Barr will likely distort those conclusions in a way favorable to President Trump’s political ambitions. That goal seems to have driven Barr’s public anticipation of “developments” from Durham “before the end of the summer” — that is, in time to influence the November election.

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Sat Aug 1, 2020, 01:14 PM

1. What could they gin up that anyone would care about?

What would not pale beside Drumpf’s everyday corruption?

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Sat Aug 1, 2020, 01:16 PM

2. Voters have made up their minds

Whatever despicable lies Barr spews in the 11th hour won’t affect the election outcome We are on to him

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Sat Aug 1, 2020, 01:19 PM

3. We need to constantly and loudly attack his character

His connection to Epstein, his family’s involvement, his history of coverups, and egregious lying under oath. Harp on it, repeat it, the way they do with Strok and Page. No nuance, just attack, exaggerate. Let their fact checkers try to disprove it. This man is evil and a threat to the country we love.

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Sat Aug 1, 2020, 01:22 PM

4. One can only cry wolf so many times before their reputation is totally shot and no one ...

believes anything they say (Barr, trump, entire trump administration), period.

It started w/ Comey and Barr is simply doubling down (on top of all of rump's 20,000 lies too).

Lie after lie after lie after lie...no one knows what to believe whatever this totally incompetent administration says anyway and besides, everybody will automatically assume that it is a lie anyways.

Biden has already warned of this, and I expect is fully ready for any 'October' surprises, I wouldn't be surprised one bit if Biden has tens of thousands of lawyers waiting on the sidelines, papers ready to file w/ the Courts, anything and everything in case these scumbags try anything and everything to taint election results.

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Sat Aug 1, 2020, 02:07 PM

5. The Lincoln Project, Nancy Pelosi, CNN, MSNBC, NBC, VoteVets, Meidas....and

every democratic party official or advertising firm needs to be ready to pounce the minute his little plot starts to unravel.

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