Trump’s Attorney General Barr Called To Resign For ‘Assaults On The Rule Of Law’ | MSNBC

Trump's Attorney General Barr Called To Resign For 'Assaults On The Rule Of Law' | MSNBC 1


Nearly 2,000 former Department of Justice Officials are calling for Attorney General Bill Barr to resign, citing his "repeated assaults on the rule of law in doing Trump's personal bidding." MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports on "unprecedented move” to drop Michael Flynn's case even after a guilty plea. Former Federal Prosecutor Renato Mariotti joins Ari Melber to discuss why he and other DOJ alum have signed the letter for Barr’s resignation. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 5/11/2020.
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Trump's Attorney General Barr Called To Resign For 'Assaults On The Rule Of Law' | MSNBC

90 Comments on "Trump’s Attorney General Barr Called To Resign For ‘Assaults On The Rule Of Law’ | MSNBC"

  1. howie bockslytner | May 11, 2020 at 9:49 PM | Reply

    Droopy Dog is not going anywhere as long as the Cheeto in Chief is in charge

  2. Barr protected the criminals involved in the Iran-Contra affair and made a career of protecting corrupt GOPs administrations. Barr is the toxic glue that has held corrupt GOPs together for a generation.

    • @thiskidkatits it’s going to be an enlightening week for people who typically vote Democrat…congrats on the use of rational thought, rare to see in MSNBC Anti-Trump central.

    • Bill Barr isn’t and has not only protected GOP. Brennan, Muller and Comey too have long history with getting protected. Like Brennan knew about Gina Haspel destroying the tapes of torture under Bush. Muller was aware and John Durham didn’t want it out. All career officials that never get prosecuted. Barr didn’t prosecute Comey for leaking classified information to the media. In other words…”We investigated ourselves and we found we did nothing wrong” there is no left or right with any of them.

    • @iAbuse Artemis facts

    • Katherine Jones | May 11, 2020 at 11:06 PM | Reply

      “Cesspool dweller” comes to mind! Tho’ “cesspool scum” aliterates handily! 😒

    • @thiskidkatits then You’re just having problems comprehending the rhetoric… or you are reading from what Barr and his Drumpfuck’s have released, and ONLY those doc’s, ’cause anyone in their right mind knows this is just another RepugnantCon cover-up.

  3. Fred Flintstone called Barr and is suing him for defamation & demanding that he return his fat, ugly mug.

  4. Delta Blues | May 11, 2020 at 9:52 PM | Reply

    Barr, McConnell and Trump should all resign

  5. If he stays in. The big time will come when the democrats win and Kamla Harris becomes AG, She will take him and Donnie down, Thank you Mr. Barack we miss you

    • As long as Americans can visualize an extra-marital affair between Kamala Harris and Willie L. Brown Jr., she’ll never be Prez.

    • Jeremy Backup | May 11, 2020 at 10:56 PM | Reply

      @boston bevo Right, Trump is nothing but Nuts. You have to be one anti-American, nut job, to be a Trump supporter at this point in History.

    • Saynoto Socialists | May 11, 2020 at 10:56 PM | Reply

      Kamalatoe couldn’t prove her mom gave birth to her , and obummer was the most incompetent president ever , and his DOJ was a tool democrats used to go after democrat opposition

    • Donelle Miller | May 11, 2020 at 10:58 PM | Reply

      That’s President Obama! trump is just Trump lol.

    • David Wilson | May 11, 2020 at 11:04 PM | Reply

      @Cory Allen oh how you think you’re funny. Not hahaha

  6. Trump has corrupted the DOJ, the intel agencies and has stacked the courts with Right wing zealots who will do his bidding. We have a choice, do we want to live in a banana republic until November or indefinitely?

    • @thiskidkatits So you think it wasn’t legit for the FBI to open an investigation when the guy lied about being paid by Putin and then was serving as our national security advisor while simultaneously working for and representing Turkey and Egerdon and lying about that too? You don’t think maybe that was a bit of a conflict of interest? Nice try Trump subscriber troll.

    • @TheWolfdoctor Don’t even think that, I can’t say I haven’t myself, but I do believe if a large amount of energy is put into any thought, good or bad, that thought has a tendency to come true. Stay positive ; )

    • TheWolfdoctor | May 11, 2020 at 10:49 PM | Reply

      @3LD You can’t “think” your way to the result you want.

    • Francyne Lane | May 11, 2020 at 11:02 PM | Reply


    • Alan aka FANG | May 11, 2020 at 11:04 PM | Reply

      @Dorothy Gears not sure what documents you are reading if any but that certainly isn’t what they say.

  7. Big Ern Mahkracken | May 11, 2020 at 9:56 PM | Reply

    The only way Barr is leaving the DOJ is by removing Trump in November.

    • David Wilson | May 11, 2020 at 10:58 PM | Reply

      @William and what has eaten your mind boy.

    • Spencer Cole | May 11, 2020 at 10:59 PM | Reply

      @American Rage I think u are gravely mistaken man…..DNT look at the media ….Lok at the facts
      …the facts are tht he played guilty twice….the judge ask him why is he pleading guilty and not go to trial….he said thts bcz I’m guilty …..remember his lies was abt the conversation he had with the Russians….he lied to Mike pence tht he never talked to kisliak and he lied to the FBI then they found the texts ….thts why Trump fired him bcz they knew tht Flynn was compromising them… wat wrong did the FBI did to Flynn? Flynn been In Goverment for over thirty years u DNT think he knows the law to know if they were doing him wrong ? Do u remember tht the falling out between Comey and trump was over Flynn where trump asked him to go easy on Flynn bcz he only made a mistake ? So all Barr is doing now was wat trump wanted Comey to do but he refused …..thts the facts…..don’t listen to the media …..look it up on the government website ….and thts if they didn’t already take it down

    • @NOT YOU Barr ultimately made the call considering the weight of evidence. Follow the paper trial that is being declassified and read for yourself and don’t watch Fox, Xinn, msnbc or the msm. What happened to General Flynn can happen to anyone.

    • David Wilson | May 11, 2020 at 11:00 PM | Reply

      @Patriot Lynda Toronto and trump said he would like to do his daughter.

    • Or his heart finally gives out trying to lug around that obese azz of his… Personally I’m good with either way.

  8. Dolores5000 | May 11, 2020 at 9:56 PM | Reply

    He’s a mobster

  9. Daa3.1416 Saa | May 11, 2020 at 9:57 PM | Reply

    we will be safe when Barr, trump and McConnell will be dead

    • I hope you got a LOOOOOONG life ahead of you!!!!!

    • A tad harsh. I would be happy if they moved to a small island country in the South Pacific that doesn’t have an extradition with the US, so they are gone, and we don’t have to hear from them ever again. As good as dead . . . but without the moral issues.

    • Brian Funtowitz | May 11, 2020 at 10:44 PM | Reply

      @Dave Moore Thanks to Trumps poor leadership skills it isnt easy

    • Francyne Lane | May 11, 2020 at 11:00 PM | Reply

      Well if we dont vote Trump out in November then no bc we will all be dead.

    • Francyne Lane | May 11, 2020 at 11:01 PM | Reply

      Trump is responsible for 90000 deaths and Counting.

  10. DarthSailorMoon | May 11, 2020 at 9:57 PM | Reply

    He wouldn’t resign when he admitted abuse of power on international tv… What makes his attorney think he will resign this…

  11. shartgargler | May 11, 2020 at 9:58 PM | Reply

    To quote H.L. Mencken: ‘The
    demagogue is one who preaches
    doctrines he knows to be untrue to
    men he knows to be idiots.”

  12. Damian Quintana | May 11, 2020 at 10:01 PM | Reply

    Didn’t you see him laughing when confronted about how “HISTORY” will be rewritten. Oh wait here it comes..

  13. Trump has exerted unprecedented control over the DOJ and intelligence branches, which are supposed to be apolitical, showing the U.S. political system is broken.

  14. larrysigourney | May 11, 2020 at 10:07 PM | Reply

    As a citizen of the USA I also call for Barr to resign.

    • Cut barr head off with a rusty knife

    • So go make a citizens arrest! Organize and take a million people with you to washington for help!

    • Rolando Velasquez | May 11, 2020 at 10:58 PM | Reply

      larrysigourney I Agree He needs to go to PRISON

    • @Bat Boy – They are what professor Sachs called “The permanent state”. A bunch of unelected officials breaking laws and protecting themselves. Nothing is gonna happen. Ever. Not from a Republican nor a Democrat.

    • my-name-is nobody | May 11, 2020 at 11:02 PM | Reply

      I concur wholeheartedly… one better… for his peers to run a ‘review’ and disbaRr baRr

  15. Citizens and leaders with any guts at all need to stand up to these corrupt bullies.

  16. people have to start stepping up and get rid of trumps boys. get rid of trump while we’re at it. this admin. will end usa if we dont get together and do something

  17. Thank you to every person behind each signature on that petition. Still lets him off easy just making him resign. He is blatantly corrupt and should be in prison.

  18. The Barr is the lowest it’s ever been! Corruption at its finest! 🙉🙈🙊

  19. Sydney Parker | May 11, 2020 at 10:26 PM | Reply

    Barrs interview and smirk and laugh at end says it all. Disgusting.

    • Alan aka FANG | May 11, 2020 at 11:05 PM | Reply

      Shame they didn’t allow to see the full answer, it kind of changes the whole Perspective 😉


    “It’s a hoax by democrats”

    “Its like a flu”

    “It will miraculously go away”

    “CoronaVirus cases will suddenly go down from 15 to 0”

    “We will open the economy by Easter and there will be celebrations in packed churches”

    “Nobody knows about viruses more than me”

    “Nobody knows about South korea more than me,do you know Seoul has a population of 38 Million?”

    “No I don’t take responsibility as its Obama administration’s fault, they gave us a broken system”

    “Its China’s fault, they told us about the virus too late”

    “I didn’t downplay the virus, W.H.O did”

    “I’m a cheerleader”

    “We should treat it like a flu”

    “Governors are lying about ventilators,they don’t actually need that many ventilators”

    ” Federal government is just a backup, states are responsible for lack of equipment”

    “States and local hospitals should do their own tests, we are just backup”

    “Media should be ashamed of themselves for creating panic”

    “I’m a smart guy”

    “We have the best tests, those tests are beautiful”

    “Everyone should congratulate us and be thankful.We did a fantastic job, no one could imagine what we did”

    “I didn’t know about the letter Peter Navarro sent me in January warning about an upcoming Pandemic I just read it yesterday(5th April 2020)”

    “I always knew it was a pandemic”

    “This virus is a genius, it’s too brilliant”

    “We will have “tremendous” suicides in our country”

    “Anyone who wants a test will get a test”

    “We can’t test everyone”

    “When someone is president of United States he has TOTAL authority”

    “United States is the greatest nation in the world”

    “People should try injecting disinfectants/bleach in their bodies to get rid of coronavirus”

    *Next day*
    “I was just being sarcastic”

    ” I dont think we need vaccine the virus will disappear itself”

    “Testing is overrated, we don’t need to test as many people as we are right now”

    *Next day*

    “Testing is the major part of fighting coronavirus”

    Asian American reporter: “Sir how can you say we have achieved victory over coronavirus when thousands of Americans are still dying?

    *Trump’s Response*: Dont ask me, ASK *CHYNAAA* , this is a ” Nasty question”

    Edit: *I’m a conservative and I hate hypocritical lying democrats but it doesn’t change the fact that Donald Trump reaction to Coronavirus has crossed all limits of clownery, idiocracy and selfishness!
    He lacks empathy he doesn’t care about the people,he’s EXTREMLY delusional. All he does is spread hatred among people.


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