Advertisements

Barr Drops More Bombs During Senate Testimony

Today’s Campaign Update, Part II
(Because The Campaign Never Ends)

Oh my, oh my, oh my, my, my, my, my. – This stunning exchange between Democrat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Attorney General William Barr took place during Barr’s Wednesday morning testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee:

Barr: “I think spying on a political campaign is a big deal.”

Sen. Shaheen: “You’re not suggesting, though, that spying occurred?”

Barr: “I think spying did occur. Yes, I think spying did occur. But the question is whether it was predicated, adequately predicated, and I’m not suggesting it wasn’t adequately predicated. But I’d need to explore that…I think there was probably a failure among the group of leaders,” Barr said, adding that he thinks the FBI “is an outstanding organization.” He continued, however: “I feel I have an obligation to make sure government power is not abused.””

Boom. Time to lawyer up, James Comey.

When asked why he would go down this investigative road when his predecessor, Jeff Sessions, refused to do so, Barr’s remarks got even better:

“Well, for the same reason we’re worried about foreign influence in elections. We want to make sure that — I think spying on a political campaign is a big deal. It’s a big deal…The generation I grew up in which is the Vietnam War, a period, you know, people were all concerned about spying on anti-war people and so forth by the government. And there were a lot of rules put in place to make sure that there’s an adequate basis before our law enforcement agencies get involved in political surveillance…I’m not suggesting that those rules were violated, but I think it’s important to look at that. And I’m not just — I’m not talking about the FBI necessarily, but intelligence agencies more broadly.”

Boom, again. Time to lawyer up, John Brennan and James Clapper, if you hadn’t already done so.

Asked about Barr’s remarks by reporters as he was leaving the White House, President Trump used the “T” word again to describe the efforts of the deep state cabal within the DOJ and FBI that attempted to fix the 2016 election and then worked to overturn its results:

“It was an illegal investigation. It was started illegally. Everything about it was crooked,” Trump claimed. “This was an attempted coup, and it was treasonous. This was an attempted takedown of a president, and we beat them. We beat them.”

Boom.

That is all. What more to you need?

Follow me on Twitter at @GDBlackmon

Today’s news moves at a faster pace than ever. Whatfinger.com is my go-to source for keeping up with all the latest events in real time

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “Barr Drops More Bombs During Senate Testimony

  1. Jonesy - April 10, 2019

    What more do I need? Indictments, convictions, and jail time.

    All of this is very good news, but I’ll breath better when I see some action. And after all of this, Clinton will still walk free. This investigation will only reach as far as those in government at the time of the election and after. Unless Judicial Watch can did up the right crap on her, she flys. They are doing what they can but its a slow steady drip.

    1. alonzo1956 - April 10, 2019

      A month ago I would have agreed that Hillary will walk free. Today I am starting to believe that she will not. There are just too many illegal activities committed by her to let her skate. There is no justice in America as long as she walks free. Barr appears to be all about justice. Today is a good day for sure.

      1. J. E. Hoover - May 1, 2019

        If Robert Mueller could go back and re-look at Paul Manafort’s financial transactions, that James Comey had already declined to pursue after reviewing, and if Robert Mueller could re-look at Flynn’s interview with the FBI after Strozk and Comey had said there was Flynn had done nothing wrong (which is what Trump was pointing out to Comey at their dinner when he asked if Why he didn’t just move on then.), then why can’t we re-look at the Clinton Email Investigation, since the decision to pass was made by an unethical FBI Director who has been fired, and was conducted by an unethical asst. FBI director who had been fired, and was tainted by Strozk, a FBI agent fired for lying under oath.

        She needs to be charged with her obvious crimes.

  2. Sam Manu - April 10, 2019

    David, you are not it my man! Love your insights and the implications.

Comments are closed.

Scroll to top
%d bloggers like this: