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    Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr's request to back off tweets

    Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr'''s plea to back off tweeting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by a public rebuke from his attorney general, President Donald Trump on Friday declared he has the “legal right” to intervene in criminal cases and sidestep the Justice Department’s historic independence. At the same time, it was revealed federal prosecutors have been ordered to review the criminal case of his former national security adviser.

    A day after Attorney General William Barr said the president’s tweets were making it “impossible for me to do my job,” Trump declared he had the right to ask the agency to intervene in cases but so far has “chosen not to.” It was a rare public flare-up of tensions, simmering for weeks at the upper echelon of the Trump administration, as Barr marked one year on the job Friday.
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    I give Barr only a week or so. Trump is probably already interviewing candidate replacements.
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    Re: Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr's request to back off tweets

    This man should not be President.

    He absolutely does not have that right and if you think he does, you don’t believe in a functioning democracy/republic.

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    Re: Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr's request to back off tweets

    Quote Originally Posted by JacksinPA View Post
    Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr'''s plea to back off tweeting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by a public rebuke from his attorney general, President Donald Trump on Friday declared he has the “legal right” to intervene in criminal cases and sidestep the Justice Department’s historic independence. At the same time, it was revealed federal prosecutors have been ordered to review the criminal case of his former national security adviser.

    A day after Attorney General William Barr said the president’s tweets were making it “impossible for me to do my job,” Trump declared he had the right to ask the agency to intervene in cases but so far has “chosen not to.” It was a rare public flare-up of tensions, simmering for weeks at the upper echelon of the Trump administration, as Barr marked one year on the job Friday.
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    I give Barr only a week or so. Trump is probably already interviewing candidate replacements.
    With all due respect, I don't really see any tensions other than Barr being embarrassed that his boss says the quiet parts out loud. Barr tells is the President is exactly right, that Trump IS the DoJ and therefore has every right to intervene whenever the hell he wants, since he's the head of DoJ and every other agency, and their purpose is to effect his will, period.

    The implications of that theory are playing out in real time, and Barr doesn't like the incoming flack. That's all.

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    Re: Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr's request to back off tweets

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    This man should not be President.

    He absolutely does not have that right and if you think he does, you don’t believe in a functioning democracy/republic.
    I voted for him. I am voting for him again.
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    Re: Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr's request to back off tweets

    Quote Originally Posted by JacksinPA View Post
    Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr'''s plea to back off tweeting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by a public rebuke from his attorney general, President Donald Trump on Friday declared he has the “legal right” to intervene in criminal cases and sidestep the Justice Department’s historic independence. At the same time, it was revealed federal prosecutors have been ordered to review the criminal case of his former national security adviser.

    A day after Attorney General William Barr said the president’s tweets were making it “impossible for me to do my job,” Trump declared he had the right to ask the agency to intervene in cases but so far has “chosen not to.” It was a rare public flare-up of tensions, simmering for weeks at the upper echelon of the Trump administration, as Barr marked one year on the job Friday.
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    I give Barr only a week or so. Trump is probably already interviewing candidate replacements.
    Trump continues his contritionless streak?



    Anyone who thinks Trump has learned his lesson on any of this doesn't see Trump for Trump, imho.
    I may be wrong.

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    Re: Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr's request to back off tweets

    Quote Originally Posted by PirateMk1 View Post
    I voted for him. I am voting for him again.
    If you believe in nothing and nothing matters to you, then that’s your choice, one of the dangers of democracy is that the voters can vote to destroy it.

    Trumps not the problem, he’s merely the symptom.

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    Re: Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr's request to back off tweets

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    This man should not be President.

    He absolutely does not have that right and if you think he does, you don’t believe in a functioning democracy/republic.
    What did AG Holder say he was to Obama?
    When the debate is lost, the loser resorts to slander.

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    Re: Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr's request to back off tweets

    Quote Originally Posted by JacksinPA View Post
    Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr'''s plea to back off tweeting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by a public rebuke from his attorney general, President Donald Trump on Friday declared he has the “legal right” to intervene in criminal cases and sidestep the Justice Department’s historic independence. At the same time, it was revealed federal prosecutors have been ordered to review the criminal case of his former national security adviser.

    A day after Attorney General William Barr said the president’s tweets were making it “impossible for me to do my job,” Trump declared he had the right to ask the agency to intervene in cases but so far has “chosen not to.” It was a rare public flare-up of tensions, simmering for weeks at the upper echelon of the Trump administration, as Barr marked one year on the job Friday.
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    I give Barr only a week or so. Trump is probably already interviewing candidate replacements.
    Of course. Barr is the boss over Trump, correct?

    Go to a park or drink booze to see how long you last vs how long Barr lasts. Trump likes Barr.

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    Re: Unrepentant Trump ignores Barr's request to back off tweets

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    If you believe in nothing and nothing matters to you, then that’s your choice, one of the dangers of democracy is that the voters can vote to destroy it.

    Trumps not the problem, he’s merely the symptom.
    I am voting for him because I like oranges. He has orange hair.
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