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BumRushDaShow

(125,449 posts)
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 02:25 PM Feb 11

Biden's legal team went to Justice Dept. over what they viewed as unnecessary digs at his memory

Source: AP

Updated 1:29 PM EST, February 11, 2024


WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden’s personal attorney said Sunday he went to both the special counsel and the attorney general to register concerns over what he viewed to be pejorative and unnecessary digs at the president’s memory.

“This is a report that went off the rails,” Bob Bauer said on CBS’ Face the Nation Sunday. “It’s a shabby work product.”

The special counsel was investigating whether the president mishandled classified documents during his previous positions as vice president and senator, and found this week that no criminal charges were warranted.

But in building his argument for why no charges were necessary, Special Counsel Robert Hur, who was appointed by Attorney General Merrick Garland, detailed in part that Biden’s defense of any potential charges could possibly be that: “Mr. Biden would likely present himself to a jury, as he did during our interview of him, as a sympathetic, well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory.”

Read more: https://apnews.com/article/biden-memory-classified-documents-election-9a519ea3f9ec514187d10e758c6535ac

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Biden's legal team went to Justice Dept. over what they viewed as unnecessary digs at his memory (Original Post) BumRushDaShow Feb 11 OP
3-2-1-people start bashing President Biden's lawyer. gab13by13 Feb 11 #1
On the contrary, I think this makes things yorkster Feb 11 #2
Not MOMFUDSKI Feb 11 #3
DoJ's reply, Oh Snap, it does seems a little political, doesn't it. republianmushroom Feb 11 #4
Please get rid of Garland now! ananda Feb 11 #5
If only. The problem is how soon will they be able to replace him? LiberalFighter Feb 11 #9
TY.. this isn't going to be taken care of Instantly!! Cha Feb 11 #6
So they couldn't find a reasonable charge and decided to magnify something insignificant. LiberalFighter Feb 11 #7
I suggest we call Robert Hur an unsympathic, ill-meaning, snob millenial... LiberalFighter Feb 11 #8
Gee, where's all the Garland defenders? KPN Feb 12 #10
No kidding Novara Feb 12 #11
yes please, et tu Feb 12 #12

gab13by13

(20,381 posts)
1. 3-2-1-people start bashing President Biden's lawyer.
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 02:28 PM
Feb 11

Oh wait, that's reserved for me.👌

Was this a Politico report?

LiberalFighter

(50,019 posts)
9. If only. The problem is how soon will they be able to replace him?
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 04:07 PM
Feb 11

I think Garland has been put on notice.

He won't be around in 2025.

LiberalFighter

(50,019 posts)
8. I suggest we call Robert Hur an unsympathic, ill-meaning, snob millenial...
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 04:05 PM
Feb 11

who spends all his time gawking at teenage girls while sitting on the toilet.

Novara

(5,595 posts)
11. No kidding
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 08:32 AM
Feb 12

I said Garland was the wrong man for the job from the beginning and got reamed over it.

I certainly hope Biden will replace him in 2025.

et tu

(456 posts)
12. yes please,
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 09:10 AM
Feb 12

dredging up his son's death is unconscionable.
rw extremists enjoy using biden's sons as political fodder,
and to needle him. po' rwingers, don't have anything else to do~

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