Barr Admits Stone Case Intervention, Complains About Trump’s Tweets | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

In a new interview, Trump's attorney general Bill Barr tells ABC News that he did get involved in the Roger Stone case and says Trump's tweets make it 'impossible' to do his job. Aired on 02/13/20.
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Barr Admits Stone Case Intervention, Complains About Trump's Tweets | The 11th Hour | MSNBC


  1. “I did what I thought was fair and reasonable”

    That’s not how an AG should work, he should stick to established law and order or resign.

    1. You’re kidding, right? He’s working for DT specifically and exclusively. Resignation is not on the table when he’s doing his job.

    2. Elaniago, you’re right. Otherwise, any AG can overturn laws and precedents because of his own decision on what he thinks is fair and reasonable. The prosecutors were doing their job, why did Barr need to intervene? Does he oversee ALL sentencing recommendations?

    1. Why would he? Why would he tell us a president can’t be indicted? Why would he do a press conference and say the Mueller report exonerated the Trump? Why would he say Trump’s campaign was spied on? Why would he be investigating the investigators? Because his master told him to. Barr and Trump communicate via Twitter. Trump rant tweets and then Barr goes to work. They’re both going to jail

    2. @Dawn Markey it is NOT his job to give criminals a lesser amount of jail time because they’re friends with the president.. duh

    1. Mdlclass Worker
      I hope the US gets better.., the American people as we all do deserve to have a great community, universal health care & government n laws esp employment laws that balance things n empower the blue collar..

    2. Kevin Mack
      I did know that, I just saw his attitude n answering to your Sen Harris… re those children’s issues .., he wasn’t going to be questioned…!
      I don’t know him except he’s a Marine Gen.. yet watched his behaviour..🤔 that training & that attitude together can easily lead to a bully

    1. The “News” can’t come right out and say it but it is over. we are now under a Dictatorship. Trump’s only problem is finding people that will carry out his wishes. When people resign or quit their jobs they are doing Trump a favor. People that work for Trump just need to ignore him. Trump say’s to reduce a sentence for a crime then double it. Trump tweets to fire a judge or a secretary hire two. Or just say I thought Trump was Joking.

    2. @Don Emigholz Jr.

      Trump is mentally

    3. @MAGGIE LEONARD Remember That Trump is in office because of Oil Conglomerates support .. well and Citigroup’s support.

    1. Lol, far from it. If you were in China, you’ll be in prison right now for attacking the President. You have the freedom of speech to speak whatever you may about the president in this country, so Trump also has the same freedom of speech regarding how he thinks or feel about a policy or view.

    2. Certainly Trump, like every citizen, has that right. He does NOT have the right, however, to use the power of his office to INFLUENCE the judicial branch OR the legislative branch. That’s the point of having them be separate but equal divisions of our governmental system. He can put his opinions out there all he wants, and I’ll defend that right. That’s not all he’s doing, and all the evidence shows it.

  2. Barr is corrupt, but also a coward. The public outrage gave him pause. He wonders about how history will judge him. He will be judged harshly.

    1. I highly doubt it. He said in a past interview that he doesn’t care about his legacy. “everyone dies” or something like that

    2. @Clinton Pachingel — no hes not they gave him the benefit of a doubt to begin with but that went away with his lying about the Mueller report findings

    1. @xjinit his sentence is very average according to federal prison recommendations and penitentiary records. Very fair.

    2. @xjinit : Stone threatened witnesses, the judge, and violated numerous gag orders among other things. He didn’t earn any leniency from the court.

    1. @Lawrence Parker Which Him or Her? Simple? Do you think you can have an open enough mind to look at the craziness on Both sides?

    2. @Marymary Mary someone whom is not bought off by the corporations , and has had the same message for over 40 years.

    3. @Marymary Mary this is like ground hog day , which candidate has had the same message for over 40 years , and is not bought off by corporations , its really easy .

  3. What he fails to mention is why did he get personally involved in the first place. Why shouldn’t Roger Stone get the same sentencing guidelines as everyone else?

    1. @David Primeau
      Btw it was up to Stones attorneys to object to biased Jurors during jury selection. Maybe his own lawyers set him up for conviction. What a hoot.

    2. @David Primeau Stone played with the wrong judge when he posted the crosshair pic. You can’t threaten a Federal Judge with words or deeds ..Any half assed mobster can tell you that . He got slapped with the gag order & deserved it.

    3. @David Primeau
      BTW. Kathy Griffin wasn’t on trial at the
      time she criticized Trump… That’s called the right to free speech, exactly what Trump is trying to stop. (Along with all your others rights.)

    4. @Vote him Out This is exciting, I never thought I’d ever get to experience real time election interference personally, my dude

  4. This is just Atgolf Twitler and his enablers 2020 whatabout Hillary emails smear. All roads lead to Russia with Trump. Impeachment and phoney investigations are an extension of Russia’s sweeping and systematic interference in our election and Trumps continued efforts to side with Putin and Russia against America.

    1. @Toni sumblin
      It’s again telling ads ads to the pile of sh*t these crooks are responsible for. Ig all hinges on one another
      Thanks for sharing, didn’t know that

  5. No longer wants National Security listening on his phone calls. When he calls the leaders from foreign Nations? Absolute power corrupting. Absolutely.!!!

    1. He also wants to legalize American businesses the right to bribe foreign Govts so they can do business. His rationale is that , that’s how it’s done all around the world and the US is missing out on good deals because they are not allowed to bribe and influence corrupt officials. He’s flown blown corrupt!!!

    2. casadekarlito Bribes is how it is done in russia, China, Indonesia. I guess that is who he wants the United States to look like. Rump has been a corrupt perverted thug most of his life.

  6. [1:43] “Never.” I think it’s interesting that he completely looked down and away as he gave this answer. Some people might call this a tell.

  7. Translation:
    “Of course I intervened on Trumps behalf, but Trump shouldn’t have exposed our conspiracy openly.”

  8. Barr says doesn’t like the public statements and tweets, but he doesn’t mind the behind door directions from Trump…..

    1. Beverly Dwyer AG Barr is his own man. Didn’t you listen to what he said? Do no take t what the talking head “journalist” as the truth. Think for yourself. #KAG2020 #WalkAway

    2. @cattycorner barr is his own man? Contra anyone? epstein suicide anyone? tweetgate anyone? barr not his own man, he follows and wants it.he is not stupid,but an hypocrite traitor.. He even said it..” when i die non of this over done will matter” he don’t care about his legacy. He is a crook.

  9. “When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.” Thomas Jefferson

    1. Devildog0166 Yes I do – I’m Canadian. We’re socialists and that means our government works for us. We don’t have a leader like Trump who works for his own self-interest

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