To critics, Barr’s response was a clear betrayal of the standards that should be upheld by the Justice Department.
In a radio interview, Barr said the Justice Department would side with plaintiffs against states’ stay-at-home orders.
Barr says he cannot even explain why the material must stay secret without putting national security at risk.
George W. Bush laid the groundwork. Trump has taken executive excesses to the next level.
Judges and former DOJ employees are criticizing Trump in ways that may prove hard for Senate Republicans to ignore.
Calls for Barr to step down came after he intervened in the sentencing recommendation for Trump crony Roger Stone.
As all four prosecutors quit the Roger Stone case, Trump’s vendetta against his perceived enemies ramps up.
Every single member of the commission works in or has ties to law enforcement. The majority are white men.
Trump’s attorney general gave a speech that reeked of fascism. Conservatives applauded it.
The attorney general’s actions violate several of the American Bar Association’s rules of professional conduct.