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Katie Benner, Justice Department reporter for the New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Donald Trump and Bill Barr's attempts to influence cases of interest to Trump have caused turmoil within the D.C. U.S. Attorney's Office. Aired on 02/24/20.
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Trump, Barr Imposition Sets D.C. Federal Prosecutors On Edge | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

56 Comments on "Trump, Barr Imposition Sets D.C. Federal Prosecutors On Edge | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. It takes a special stupid to support this Putin with Baby Hands President.

  2. Danny Gonzales | February 25, 2020 at 1:40 AM | Reply


    • NAZI means “National Socialists”. Your violent and intolerant youth is a replica of the S.S. wing of the NAZI party and the definition of fascism. You know that already because you would be a fool if you didnt. 😉

  3. Trump is very highly corrupt
    Birds of a feather flock together
    When your pals are criminals then so Are you

    • Malika Murodova | February 25, 2020 at 4:27 PM | Reply

      Vvs1 LooseStones someone tell this moron president obama is no longer president

    • Malika Murodova | February 25, 2020 at 4:28 PM | Reply

      Vance Watley right when you get laid for the first time

    • Raoul Fleckman | February 25, 2020 at 4:31 PM | Reply

      @Vvs1 LooseStones. . . Yeah, I was told to just wait for the evidence on that. . . . Two years ago! BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Your stones are definitely loose, bro! You don’t seem to understand that even if the methods of investigating these crimes is illegal, they still found crimes. You’re arguing in favor of crime! YOU WANT TO LIVE IN A COUNTRY WITHOUT THE RULE OF LAW! That’s why we can’t trust right-wingers. Decent people want to raise their children to be honest, you don’t seem to value that.

    • Vvs1 LooseStones | February 25, 2020 at 4:40 PM | Reply

      @Raoul Fleckman YOU CANT SEE PAST YOUR FEELINGS RAOUL. IG report explained why there was a criminal investigation launched. There are step involved in this. Can just go around arresting people. But I’ma sub to you so we can continue this conversation when Durham is done. ✌🏾

    • Vvs1 LooseStones | February 25, 2020 at 4:42 PM | Reply


  4. Wait. Are you telling me that the most corrupt president in history and his hand-picked fixer of an AG caused unrest among the community of career law enforcement officials? SHOCKING!! **faints onto fainting couch**

    • Malika Murodova | February 25, 2020 at 4:27 PM | Reply

      Lgge Gee this comment alone proves you’re a lonely fat white guy. Your taquitos are ready!!

    • Lgge Gee ….Does it anger you that I am an old hippie still smoking the green…. long before you were even an itch in your papas shorts.
      always have been an independent and living out here in the free world far far away from the madness you so incorrectly call the land of the free.
      And although the truth hurts, when you finally get to the truth about Trump it’s going to be devastating.
      Do you know nothing

    • Hey, bmon… I live in NorCal and we all grow ganja. Obama flew his US Marshals / sheriff’s dept choppers for years, busting weed growers. When Trump was elected, THE MASHALS LEFT TOWN AND THEY STOPPED FLYING, record harvests buddy. We really need to share one and stop the hate. I was a liberal Democrat for 20 years. I left the libs and became independent because the Dem party was full of lies and false promises… The ONLY reason ganja is legal in many states is because THE PEOPLE VOTED FOR IT.. The Dems are ineffective at passing rational and legalized cannabis at a state OR federal level.

  5. Michael Humphrey | February 25, 2020 at 1:47 AM | Reply

    The corrupt destruction of the DOJ is now complete. William Barr has now created the imperial Presidency.


    • I got a gut feeling the elections are going to be rigged despite the record voter turnout that will happen. People are enraged at this tyrannical Agent 45 and he knows it and will do anything in his power to stay in the WH.

  7. Bone spurs can bring out the worst in anyone.

  8. well the Judge obliged. she should have given him the full 9 yrs,

    • You’d hate to think that the judge was calculating but the effect is that it is now harder for twunt to justify a pardon. He asked for a lighter sentence for Stone and he got one. Stone may have wished for the full 9 years.

  9. “The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, selfappointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.” — 🇺🇸Founding Father & 4th President of the United States of America, James Madison

    • @Lgge Gee – You mean the way Trump has keeps his promises?
      Trump’s claim — He will balance the budge and ‘get rid of the national debt’
      – How much has Trump added? ONLY 3TRILLION IN 3YRS

    • Malika Murodova | February 25, 2020 at 4:25 PM | Reply

      Lgge Gee no its not the racist republicans you’re right. Its the people who advocate for liberal ideals that benefits everyone, not just the white straight males

    • Nailed it. Thanks

  10. Basically the Federal Prosecutors office had to install a new department of Conspiracy Theory Investigations, just to satisfy the Trump – Fox News appetite for bogus claims based on hearsay and mostly Russian propaganda.

  11. Trump thinks he is in charge but people like Barr, Mnuchen and others are the ones to really fear, they and their minions are overthrowing the government in small increments.

  12. Enceladus Moon | February 25, 2020 at 3:04 AM | Reply

    Impeach Bill Barr Now.

  13. Crazy… Just crazy…to witness that the US Justice System has been “used” by Trump to get what he wants. Now under Bill Barr who has been quietly helping Trump behind the scene, the Justice system is completely corrupted and “decapitated” by Trump’s ego and his lawless and selfish mindset. Trump is going to create his own lawless criminal circle to replace the government entirely with, by inviting those pardoned or released or commuted criminals who will join Trumpism cult group to be his henchmen. How to stop Trump? Who could stop him?? The entire country is already seized and crippled by this evil, incompetent, selfish and greedy would-be dictator…

  14. Not really “A Department of Justice” when Justice depends on if you are a friend or enemy of Trump. This is worse than anything Nixon ever did.

    • @Curt S Remind me of some of those. Hilary Clinton was investigated for 4 years for Benghazi by Repbulicans. They found nothing. Her whole email BS ended after 4 years with an actual nothing burger. Struzk. Page. Comey. None of them have been prosecuted despite Trump’s best efforts to force Barr to do so.
      But let’s start going down Trump’s list of crimes. Cohen. Manafort. Stone. Papadopoulous. Gates. Flynn. Kilimnik. Fruman. Parnas.
      But keep crying “both sides.”
      But keep believing FOX. One day you’ll have a very rude awakening.

    • The Department of Justification

    • Raoul Fleckman | February 25, 2020 at 4:50 PM | Reply

      @Curt S. . . . You okay, bruh?

  15. Elaine Johnson | February 25, 2020 at 5:28 AM | Reply

    In other words, we are wasting a whole lot of time and money on investigations that have no LEGAL probable cause. When there are LEGITIMATE investigations that should have been done on Trump.

  16. Johanna Fath-Koziol | February 25, 2020 at 6:10 AM | Reply

    Fact: This orange thing is a mind-boggling rad raving lunatic.
    *God help the USA.*

  17. Trump has undoubtedly made the USA the land of the corrupt! and now has made it not a nice place to live or visit!

  18. Marcos Pedroso | February 25, 2020 at 7:26 AM | Reply

    Let’s pull Barr and his family’s bank accounts domestically and overseas. This imposter is getting paid. DOJ is practically dead.

  19. “We don’t know why.” Seriously? How many times can you come on air and say the same thing about Barr until you realize he believes in a dictatorial government? Only after it is too late?
    Oh, wait . . .

    The time for “raising alarms” has long past.

  20. Stone did nothing wrong, Flynn did nothing wrong, Eric Prince did nothing wrong, says Mr. Trump University🙄

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