U.S. Attorney’s Office Distorted By Trump, Barr Gets New Acting Head In Rare Move By Biden

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Rachel Maddow reports on President Biden's appointment of Channing Phillips as acting U.S. attorney for D.C., and reminds viewers of how that office was abused by Bill Barr in service of the goals and interests of Donald Trump. Aired on 03/03/2021.
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U.S. Attorney's Office Distorted By Trump, Barr Gets New Acting Head In Rare Move By Biden

78 Comments on "U.S. Attorney’s Office Distorted By Trump, Barr Gets New Acting Head In Rare Move By Biden"

  1. An unusual move and a very SMART ONE,!!!! No more personal U.S. ATTORNEY for any ONE PERSON,!!!!! We the tax paying public deserve to have the U.S. Attorney working for us!!!! For AMERICA,!!!!

    • Special People | March 3, 2021 at 6:31 PM | Reply

      @AC Cudahy ” Do your own research, You Trumpers are the strongest case for retro active abortion there ever has been.” There are many examples of them being failed attempts.

    • Special People | March 3, 2021 at 6:33 PM | Reply

      Russiabots, frumpbots, Q people, the uneducated, thanks for stopping by and sharing your wisdom. It helps boost MSNBC’s income due to how the Yt algorithm reads the importance of comments. You could stay on the other channels that are currently getting sued for spreading lies and bark at the moon with the rest of that group, but you help support MSNBC instead, hats off to you.

    • Special People | March 3, 2021 at 6:35 PM | Reply

      To those that ask, ” Why doesn’t MSNBC talk about, ( fill in conspiracy theory) ?” It is simple, I am “Z” and I control every topic that MSNBC and the other channels cover. I most times do not reveal this info so only share it with those that will understand it. PSA: x lost, attempted to overthrow the government, and will be using your donations to pay for lawyers, winning ?

    • Special People | March 3, 2021 at 6:54 PM | Reply

      @Buck Rogers Here are some of x’s other best moments you may have missed. The causes, brain damage, possibly just plain stupid, alien tests, other. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KI4dvc8WeSE

    • Natasha .Mitchell | March 3, 2021 at 7:55 PM | Reply

      @BO NES so if it doesn’t, what you going to say it is collapsing but we can’t see it. 😂😂😂 people like you see your orange overlord with flip flops and a wand. I’m cool. 😂😂😂

  2. Did someone once say ”’drain the swamp”’ ?

    • @Kiti Karina Trump did not make the democrats the trash they are, he just caused them to expose themselves

    • Laura Walker | March 3, 2021 at 7:49 PM | Reply

      Trump did drain the swamp… straight into the white house!
      Barr was there to protect Trump, that’s it. Even at the Senate hearing he was asked have you ever stepped in and involved yourself in ANY case, anywhere in the U.S that didn’t involve Trump or Trump henchmen. The answer was no. Trumpists criticising Biden on social media for ANYTHING after 4 years of corruption from the Trump administration is an absolute joke. None of them can ever criticise anything ever again. Massive hypocrites.

    • Laura Walker | March 3, 2021 at 8:18 PM | Reply

      @Jim J. Republicans are the enemy of America. They trampled all over the constitution. Trumpists have never even read it.

    • Aleisa Etheridge | March 3, 2021 at 8:50 PM | Reply

      @Flotzem ABSULUTELY. I recently watched a Doc on Him and it was like watching Donald Trump. He even told his people not to trust the media the same way trump dies. Mussolini wrote for the paper and only sent out what he wanted His people to read and We all know who his best Buddy was HITLER. Trump is a want a be dictator and wants to be President for life of the United States and his Repub idiots r trying to make it happen. They r so sick.

    • @Laura Walker “They trampled all over the constitution “. Educate us how did they trample the constitution ?
      Well here is your chance to explain, not just make an unfounded accusation . Lets go, HOW ?

  3. Soren Ingram | March 3, 2021 at 2:08 AM | Reply

    Who would have thought …
    Justice Matters . And a spine too

  4. cassandrask8 | March 3, 2021 at 2:10 AM | Reply

    Flush that toilet and get those floaters gone.

    • joeyconservative | March 3, 2021 at 12:58 PM | Reply

      It’s too much for the septic tank

    • @CathySo, what great things has trump done in his lifetime-legal, or for the American people-not for his self-interests.
      Biden has accomplished far more, after cleaning up some of the huge mess trump and his loyals left, in the short time he has been in office, despite the repub loyals blocking his efforts.
      And, Biden’s career was very successful if you read-you will learn.
      You did forget to mention Biden was V.P. for 8 years and very successful during that time.
      What was trump before he became president, a TV show host, a failure business man who surrounds himself with corrupt people, lied to the American people for 4 years constantly, and disliked and frequently verbally attacked, fired, dismissed those who spoke out against, or didn’t agree with him.
      And, as other trump supporters have said often in comments, they like trump’s personality-but that is not what makes a successful President of America, it takes so much more, and Biden definitely has the right stuff.

      Biden may be a quiter speaker, he may not be perfect, no-one is; however, he is definitely far more experienced for the job, and will do just fine.

    • @Cathy Biden wasn’t president for 47 years. Trump has been a criminal his entire life. He’s been conning you people for 4 years, and looting the whole time.

    • @Brian Nave you believe any lies you read or hear if it puts Biden down. Wake up.

    • Special People | March 3, 2021 at 5:47 PM | Reply

      Russiabots, frumpbots, Q people, the uneducated, thanks for stopping by and sharing your wisdom. It helps boost MSNBC’s income due to how the Yt algorithm reads the importance of comments. You could stay on the other channels that are currently getting sued for spreading lies and bark at the moon with the rest of that group, but you help support MSNBC instead, hats off to you.

  5. Peter Cullen | March 3, 2021 at 2:58 AM | Reply

    Well letting a con man and criminal in charge of the justice department, like putting an alcoholic in charge of the brewery.

    • Please read and do research before you comment. It is always good when you are on a higher ground based on facts and not feelings alone.

    • I agree.why is trump even allowed to speak.he needs to be jailed

    • @S T E P H Under Trump things were going great. What are you talking about?

    • @Bryan B Great?? Like what you mean the economy he inherited from Obama that Obama got back to normal from the Great Recession when Bush was president you mean the russian bounties Putin put on American soldiers heads and he did nothing about it you mean the pandemic he failed to contain which caused over 500,000 deaths or how bout the 25 million jobs he lost which is the worst since 1932 or how bout the insurrection on the Capitol how bout him wanting to take healthcare away from 20 million. What about the tax cuts he gave billionaire???Wheres the health care plan that would replace the ACA that’s still 2 weeks away😂😂😂😂😂he lied over 32,000 times and is still lying even when he’s not president so no he did a terrible job as president he has the worst approval rating ever 🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾

    • @Chicken Little Syndrome sure, alex jones wannabe! You lost, you failed at your stupid job!!!

  6. Way to go Rachel!

  7. Scott Anderson | March 3, 2021 at 4:42 AM | Reply

    Barr should be charged for obstruction and abuse of his office and power there of. And also stripped of his legal credentials, not that he ever used them in his life anyways. A professional slouch through history.

    • Rodney Short | March 3, 2021 at 8:43 PM | Reply

      No, Barr shouldn’t. That would be political and would be malicious prosecution.

    • @Madd_ Num I don’t recognize because he’s not a crook and you have no evidence to support that claim. You nuts have been looking for anything for 4+ years and have found nothing! Trump must be one of the cleanest guys to have ever held the office.

    • @Scott Anderson Trump didn’t do anything illegal. You’re just an insane late stage TDS sufferer. The House couldn’t even find any crime to include in their 2 sham impeachments.

    • Scott Anderson | March 3, 2021 at 9:16 PM | Reply

      @Rodney Short Goes to show how uneducated you really are. AG are suppose to be non political and any efforts to go after him have nothing to do with the government in power. It would be a AG that knows not to be biased.

    • Rodney Short | March 3, 2021 at 9:38 PM | Reply

      @Scott Anderson exactly my point. She should know better.

  8. Those cases that disappeared under bill, can the law abiding DOJ bring them back; and can bill and the lawyers who made these cases disappear, be criminaly liable?

    • Yes to both. PROVING a case against Barr et al will be difficult unless they were dumb enough to leave memos and emails behind.

    • Stuart Milne | March 3, 2021 at 10:03 AM | Reply

      I sure hope so. Bill Barr illustrated his willingness to corruptly hold the mouthpiece for his department with his mischaracterization of the Mueller report. There is no perfect crime; there is no lie that cannot be overturned by the truth; and the truth will make the lies quite evident. Bill Barr’s corrupt intent regarding the Mueller report is clear. Even Bill Barr had his limits to the extent which he would follow Trump’s corrupt objectives. That probably explains why Bill Barr resigned if not for his own protection as well.

  9. t—-p ran on cleaning the swamp but what he brought was a cesspool of corruption and self serving protection. I’m glad it’s someone from outside and years of service to our country with a great rep.

  10. Carlo Thorne | March 3, 2021 at 7:27 AM | Reply

    Trump and the GOP do all their judicial crimes in plain sight.

    • Daves Ontherocks | March 3, 2021 at 6:54 PM | Reply

      Look if the Democrats cant fight fake media get rid of the filibuster. It’s in Cruz’s and hollly court at this point. Give them a choice? If the gop minority won’t admit the big lie and stop this crap. Get rid of that filibuster buster. That’s the key.

    • Carlo Thorne | March 3, 2021 at 7:08 PM | Reply

      @Daves Ontherocks you are correct on most points.However the Democrats are acting as though the Republicans has controlled , because the Democrats acting to saintly.

  11. Lallie Hayes | March 3, 2021 at 7:29 AM | Reply

    Generous of Biden to give Barr “new acting head” role. Barr’s previous head was badly malfunctioning.

  12. Time to remove all the Deep State Trump appointees who are, if previous appointments are any indication, unqualified.

  13. Sounds like another blatantly disgusting case of obstruction from team Trump.

    • I don’t believeTrump is in office anymore! This is all about protecting Hunter!

    • @Kathy James …nothing in this entire scenario has to do with Biden’s family. Your elevator doesn’t go all the way to the top floor does it?

    • @A. Hayden I believe you need to go back and read the entire thread before you start talking about elevators! Lol!

    • @Kathy James that one went right over your head, huh? Your obsession with the President’s son has nothing to do with anything other than getting yourself some help for said obsession. You bringing him up makes no sense – but he’s living in your head rent free 24/7 even though he’s not even a public figure and doesn’t have a platform, huh? You are the only person talking about him, even though there’s no involvement here. He must be really important and special to you for you to constantly be thinking about him and making up scenarios with him involved to give you excuses to talk about him. I pray you get the help you need to overcome your obsession ❤️

  14. Biden is cleaning out the dump criminal administration.

    • @Gary Barrett there’s no talking to you you believe the whole Jan 6 attack was trump supporters your WRONG u won’t even admit it was both so B we have nothing to talk about really🤡🤡🤡r questions to answer and the officer had a stroke he wasn’t killed liberal brainwashed uneducated folks

    • @Siddy Sid no I don’t really watch the news, but you do know that fox is only allowed to call itself a news channel in the USA, the rest of the world they have to call themselves fox entertainment

    • Gary Barrett | March 3, 2021 at 9:46 PM | Reply

      @420 Grow Build a wall around your house. Be safe.

    • Gary Barrett | March 3, 2021 at 9:55 PM | Reply

      @420 Grow The officer had a stroke due to blunt force trauma to the head.
      You maybe unsuccessful, I guess you could try to obtain the records from the attending physicians, nurses at the hospital, the coroner’s office, the autopsy records, the embalmer’s records.
      Real professionals cross those t’s and dots those I’s.
      Way more educated and professional than you ever will dare to be.
      If later on more questions are answered and reexamining needs to be done, exhuming the remains of the deceased are warranted.
      Get a real education boy.
      So far you are definitely lacking.

    • Gary Barrett | March 3, 2021 at 9:56 PM | Reply

      @420 Grow Maybe it was your mammy at the riot.

  15. The depth of Trump corruption is beyond most citizens’ grasp

    • Alex Hamilton | March 3, 2021 at 2:11 PM | Reply

      Mark Twaing
      evidently a large portion of voters completely missed the corruption displayed by the Democrats. What do you thing Twang?

    • @Kathy Jacobsen explain on what?

    • Special People | March 3, 2021 at 7:20 PM | Reply

      MDA GAAG IRS FCDA SDNY NYAG DOJ, any plans for this year ? https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact Ask the Senators when they are going to amend the Constitution to fix the January exception they hid behind in voting to acquit. Spread the plan if you want an answer on the amendment.

    • Special People | March 3, 2021 at 7:21 PM | Reply

      @Shelley Ross ” The depth of Trump’s corruption is beyond his followers grasp. That’s not “most” Americans.” I see what you did there. Double golf clap.

    • Special People | March 3, 2021 at 7:27 PM | Reply

      @Mark Alexander-Warne ” However the sad news is there are 74 million of them ” Were, not are. You need to subtract the ones that got tired of the big lie and put 2 dem Senators in office in Ga. Then you need to subtract the ones who thought trying to overthrow the government was a bad idea. Then subtract the ones who like people who do not get impeached. Right now there are 10 remaining.

  16. Hold BARR AND HIS GOONS OFFICE RESPONSIBLE FOR JUSTICE

  17. Claudia Moore | March 3, 2021 at 9:51 AM | Reply

    The most serious attention needs to be looked at in the Department of Justice. Because during the Trump Administration there was so much Injustice. Clear them all out and get rid of them!

    • Laura Walker | March 3, 2021 at 7:47 PM | Reply

      Barr was there to protect Trump, that’s it. Even at the Senate hearing he was asked have you ever stepped in and involved yourself in ANY case, anywhere in the U.S that didn’t involve Trump or Trump cronies. The answer was no. Trumpists criticising Biden on social media for ANYTHING after 4 years of corruption from the Trump administration is an absolute joke. None of them can ever criticise anything ever again. Massive hypocrites.

  18. Jodie Zaffke | March 3, 2021 at 10:13 AM | Reply

    Barr needs to explain himself and if he did this remove his license to practice.

    • Bobie Johnson | March 3, 2021 at 6:16 PM | Reply

      Bottom Line, he should have been REMOVED before he left office! After all, they disbarred Clinton for LYING, denying he had anything to do with MONICA! Truly, that was a WHITE LIE & something he was EXPECTED TO DO because he is MARRIED!
      The LIES Trump & Barr told, Lord Jesus, they both should be underneath the WORSE PRISONS ON THIS PLANET!

    • “If” ??

    • nancy strong | March 3, 2021 at 6:46 PM | Reply

      Channing Phillips to be DC acting US attorney, but Michael Sherwin will supervise Capitol riot probe

    • Mo Yo Pulgasari | March 3, 2021 at 8:16 PM | Reply

      Barr is a RINO, should be jailed for enabling Biden crime family coverups

  19. Bill Barr needs to be locked up for his crimes.

  20. Mama c Carlson | March 3, 2021 at 11:15 AM | Reply

    Absolutely love Rachel! She reports the “hidden” news! You are the best Rachael!

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