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2021-06-28 Home Front: Politix
Rolling Stone - Trump's Election Fraud Claims Were ‘All Bullshit' Former AG Barr Says
[Rolling Stone Magazine] Former attorney general William Barr, one of Trump’s true loyalists, literally called "bullshit" on his former boss’s oft-disproven claims of election fraud.

This news comes from an excerpt of a book by ABC News’ Jonathan Karl, Betrayal, which chronicles the last days of the Trump administration. According to the book, Barr concluded it was highly unlikely evidence existed to back up Trump’s voter fraud claims even before Barr gave the go-ahead to go against long-standing Justice Department policy to investigate those claims.

"To date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have effected a different outcome in the election," Barr told AP reporter Michael Balsamo in December 2020.

On top of giving investigators the OK, Karl reports that Barr began his own unofficial inquiry into the former president’s claims. Barr told Karl that he suspected all along that Trump was lying, and that the time had come for Trump to provide real evidence or move on.

"My attitude was: It was put-up or shut-up time. If there was evidence of fraud, I had no motive to suppress it. But my suspicion all the way along was that there was nothing there. It was all bullshit," Barr said.
Posted by Besoeker 2021-06-28 01:20|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [355 views ]  Top

#1 Former attorney general William Barr, one of Trump’s true loyalists

I've seen little historical evidence that would support this lead-in sentence, but who am I to question The Rolling Stone ?
Posted by Besoeker 2021-06-28 01:26||   2021-06-28 01:26|| Front Page Top

#2 Rolled up and smoked their own propaganda.
Posted by Snomomble Spump9269 2021-06-28 04:23||   2021-06-28 04:23|| Front Page Top

#3 What a pity continuing "audits" are proving Trump correct.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2021-06-28 06:22||   2021-06-28 06:22|| Front Page Top

#4 ^
Posted by Procopius2k 2021-06-28 06:57||   2021-06-28 06:57|| Front Page Top

#5 Barr was a plant. Dirty as any deep state player.
Posted by Dale 2021-06-28 07:13||   2021-06-28 07:13|| Front Page Top

#6 /\ Yes, yes, yes, but the Durham indictments are expected on Friday.
Posted by Besoeker 2021-06-28 07:24||   2021-06-28 07:24|| Front Page Top

#7 Durham retired.
Posted by Xyz 2021-06-28 08:43||   2021-06-28 08:43|| Front Page Top

#8 Barr was AG during Ruby Ridge..'nuff said
Posted by Warthog 2021-06-28 09:55||   2021-06-28 09:55|| Front Page Top

#9 Somebody obviously got to this SOB.
Posted by Besoeker 2021-06-28 10:15||   2021-06-28 10:15|| Front Page Top

#10 If you read his Bio you will see he has Swamp all over him.
Posted by Vespasian Ebboting9735 2021-06-28 10:17||   2021-06-28 10:17|| Front Page Top

#11 Ref #7: I was unaware Durham had retired. Duhhh, this might explain the absence of news reporting relative to his investigation.
Posted by Besoeker 2021-06-28 10:20||   2021-06-28 10:20|| Front Page Top

#12 He's a lawyer, read his words for detail. '...highly unlikely evidence existed...' isn't the same thing as it didn't happen or said evidence hasn't been destroyed or indelibly obscured, X is not the same thing as F(X).
Posted by Cesare 2021-06-28 11:01||   2021-06-28 11:01|| Front Page Top

#13 Barr is a prime example of whats wrong with DC. He never takes a stand, just goes with the power base and leaves it at that.
Posted by 49 Pan 2021-06-28 11:10||   2021-06-28 11:10|| Front Page Top

#14 Yup. "To date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have effected a different outcome in the election"

Me either, Billy. I'm still waiting for some investigations.

But there is plenty of circumstantial evidence out there.
Posted by Bobby 2021-06-28 11:12||   2021-06-28 11:12|| Front Page Top

#15  #6 /\ Yes, yes, yes, but the Durham indictments are expected on Friday.

Unintentional Snark of the Day!

There were a number of revelations as a result of Donald Trump's presidency - China's hand in almost everything, the resilience of government bureaucracy, the corruption of institutions like the IRS, FBI, EPA and DOJ - but the biggest was that the existential struggle between the Democrats and the Republicans was just part of one big show, like professional wrestling. The fans believe it is life or death, but the story line is as scripted as a Noh play.
Posted by SteveS 2021-06-28 12:04||   2021-06-28 12:04|| Front Page Top

#16 JF Kunstler today on his blog:
We haven’t nearly seen the end to any of this, nor the reaction that it is liable to provoke among citizens who have had enough of being played by their own government. Think about all that while you make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July, a holiday that commemorates an earlier time when the people of this land had enough of being played by their rulers.
Posted by Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 2021-06-28 12:39||   2021-06-28 12:39|| Front Page Top

#17 Just your 'opinion',
AGB, you are a deviant.
Should have stuck to your guns,
You didn't and now
you look like a
Posted by Phique Pheaque7698 2021-06-28 12:40||   2021-06-28 12:40|| Front Page Top

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