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Fri Apr 30, 2021, 03:14 PM

The Last Days of Bill Barr

Episode 4: Trump turns on Barr

Why would you say such a thing? You must hate Trump. There’s no other reason for it. You must hate Trump - DJT

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"These things aren't panning out," Barr told the president, standing beside his chief of staff Will Levi. “The stuff that these people are filling your ear with just isn’t true.” Barr explained that if Trump wanted to contest the election results, the president's internal campaign lawyers would have to do it.

... Barr reiterated that the Justice Department was not ignoring the allegations, but that Trump's outside lawyers were doing a terrible job. "I'm a pretty informed legal observer and I can't fucking figure out what the theory is here," he added. "It's just scattershot. It's all over the hill and gone."

...A week later, the New York Times reported that Barr was considering resigning. Barr's relationship with the president was becoming untenable, and the president was listening to Sidney Powell and Giuliani instead of his White House counsel and attorney general.

Barr decided to quit before their private skirmishes spilled further into public view. Some speculated he had quit over the president's increasingly questionable pardons. But that had nothing to do with it. Barr had made it clear to Cipollone he did not want to be consulted on these post-election pardons. He did not need to hear about them until he received the official notices. The only pardon he made an effort to preemptively stop was for Edward Snowden.

https://www.axios.com/trump-barr-relationship-off-the-rails-b33b3788-e7e9-47fa-84c5-3a0016559eb5.html

Earlier, Trump wanted to use the Insurrection Act to send the military into U.S. cities. He wanted troops in the street.

What would these soldiers do, Barr pointed out. Just stand around and get yelled at? Trump didn't care. "We look weak and this is hurting us". Then he slammed his hand on the Resolute Desk.

"No one supports me," Trump yelled. "No one gives me any fucking support.". Trump got up and stormed out of the Oval Office.

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speak easy Apr 2021 OP
ornotna Apr 2021 #1
speak easy Apr 2021 #6
maxsolomon Apr 2021 #2
moonscape Apr 2021 #3
AllaN01Bear Apr 2021 #4
Mc Mike Apr 2021 #5
peppertree Apr 2021 #7
Mad_Machine76 Apr 2021 #8
Biophilic Apr 2021 #9
lonely bird Apr 2021 #11
Biophilic Apr 2021 #12
2naSalit Apr 2021 #10

Response to speak easy (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 03:19 PM

1. Guess he'll go eat worms

Poor baby.

Fuck you donald.

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Response to ornotna (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 04:49 PM

6. OMG. Those poor worms.

the ones that make it through his coffin that is, and find out what is inside

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Response to speak easy (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 03:27 PM

2. For once in his life, he was told No.

He's incapable of hearing facts when they clash with his Ego.

Fuck him for eternity. Worst President Ever. Worst American Ever. Traitor. Sociopath. Nihilist.

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Response to maxsolomon (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 03:33 PM

3. You're exceedingly kind. n/t

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Response to speak easy (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 04:43 PM

4. his whole term was a big NO. and we heard hissy fit after hissy fit.

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Response to speak easy (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 04:49 PM

5. No one supports me, tRump blubbered.

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Response to speak easy (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 05:12 PM

7. The whole thing reads like a bad day in some kindergarten

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Response to speak easy (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 05:20 PM

8. Scary

Just thinking how close we came to a dictatorship. I know that there may be some attempt here to rehab Barr but he enabled a lot of what Trump did, at least until (evidently) it became too ludicrous even for him.

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Response to speak easy (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 05:33 PM

9. Everything Trump touches dies.

They were all warned, they knew what he was/is.

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Response to Biophilic (Reply #9)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 06:16 PM

11. Yeah, they were warned

And they didn’t give a shit. They voted for him anyway just so they could say n****r out loud in public.

Fucking assholes.

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Response to lonely bird (Reply #11)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 08:48 PM

12. Yup, they knew what they were getting into. No sympathy for any of them. They did

real damage to our country. They knew.

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Response to speak easy (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 05:46 PM

10. And that's how it goes when...

Anyone tells him "no".

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