Skip to comments.William Barr is leading attorney general candidate in Trump discussions
Posted on 12/06/2018 1:26:41 PM PST by zeestephen
Barr, 68, a well-respected Republican lawyer who served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993 under President George H.W. Bush, has emerged as a favorite candidate of a number of Trump administration officials...Administration officials expect Barrs nomination would be received positively by Republicans who respect his experience and Democrats who would likely view him as an old-school GOP lawyer with no particular personal loyalty to the president.
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Trump still trying to appease the gopE? After they have stabbed us, and him, in the back at every turn.
“Administration officials expect Barrs nomination would be received positively by Republicans who respect his experience and Democrats who would likely view him as an old-school GOP lawyer with no particular personal loyalty to the president.”
IOW, Swamp approved.
"Barr shares at least one of the presidents views on the probe being conducted by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. In 2017, when asked by The Washington Post about political donations made by lawyers on the special counsels team, Barr said prosecutors who make political contributions are identifying fairly strongly with a political party and added: I would have liked to see [Mueller] have more balance on this group.
WaPo trying to influence the President’s choice............................If they like Barr, the he’s a NoGo................
Oh well... He can’t be any worse than Jeff Sessions, I suppose.
This has to be more Fake News!
I agree. Trump won’t do this. This has as much credibility as Romney being selected for Secretary of State. Remember that one?
The Democrats would raise holy hell about this nomination simply on the basis of Barr's harsh criticism of Roe v. Wade over the years.
There are pros and cons to this guy, for sure.
WaPo gets and ‘E’ for effort.......................
Hopefully he’s better than his sister Rosanne...
“This has to be more Fake News!”
Notice no matter how often it happens, people still buy right in here too.
Can you blame the public when they do too?
Sounds like a good choice to me.
Trump interviewed a lot of wrong people during his transition like Mitt Romney, Chris Christie ...
It’s what he does.
He’s holding back a choice he’s already made while parading those he will not select before establishment types and media stooges.
He’s trolling them. They get a chance to feel they own part of the pageant final ten. Then he brings out the real selectee without announcement. It gives those who thought they owned a part of it feel that at least they had a back and forth talk time while at the same time leaving the liar media minimal time to write fiction on the true choice.
Re: “The Democrats would raise holy hell about this nomination simply on the basis of Barr’s harsh criticism of Roe v. Wade over the years.”
I can’t find any “harsh” criticism by Barr concerning Roe v. Wade.
During Barr’s AG confirmation in 1991, he stated that the “Right to Privacy” is in the Constitution.
However, he did not believe the “Right to Privacy” extends to abortion.
He stated that abortion law should be decided by state legislators.
In 1991, all eight Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to confirm William Barr as Attorney General.
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