Ari Melber: Evidence Points To AG Barr Abusing Law Enforcement Powers | MSNBC


Trump’s hand-picked Attorney General, Bill Barr, is making good on Trump’s demands to ‘investigate the investigators,’ as the New York Times reports he is using the DOJ to push a ‘criminal’ probe in the Mueller investigation. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports on how Barr’s call for investigation, in the midst of the Ukraine impeachment probe, is Trump’s latest systematic demand to use the government’s gravest powers to go after anyone has ever opposed him. Aired on 10/25/19.
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Ari Melber: Evidence Points To AG Barr Abusing Law Enforcement Powers | MSNBC

78 Comments on "Ari Melber: Evidence Points To AG Barr Abusing Law Enforcement Powers | MSNBC"

  1. Republicans are stinking Traitors to the United States of America.

    • @Jeff Woods This is why Trump is so desperate now. Why he’s willing to betray America and break all of our laws. He knows if he doesn’t win in 2020, he goes to Prison. If he can win in 2020, he might be able to run the clock out on some of his crimes.

    • @Jeff Woods The word exonerate was used. “Accordingly, while this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him” Report of the Special Counsel. Vol 2, P. 2

    • Jeff Woods again you’ve manage to miss the reality of what has been done, to date there has been nothing but talking points, the farmers are still receiving tax payer government bail out s (subsidies) free market not working because of the self inflicted wounds of tariffs.. Donnie said tariff wars are easy to win. How’s that working for ya.

    • Jeff Woods I would never be against freedom of speech, because it the only way to really find out who the idiots are, all doubts are removed when they speak or write spouting their true beliefs. You’re a true member tried and true.

  2. The Perfect Time To Panic | October 25, 2019 at 10:38 PM | Reply

    Sounds like more evidence of abuse of power by trump and his corrupt administration.

    • @minivan dan
      I could argue, present evidence all day about Trump, what he’s said on TV, the many contradictions, factually misrepresenting events, data etc etc, but I would be wasting my time on you. You ignore what you don’t like, a Trump tactic, sad, so sad. ☹️

    • @Paul Rudwick
      Strange how the impeachment has gathered more steam and now Barr flags up a CRIMINAL undertaking right at this very moment. 😉 Even the blind can see what’s going on, its just the dumb who ignore the facts…MAGA bullsh*t can’t save Trump, the sh*t is really hitting the fan for him now. Well it was mightily friendly of you to share your opinion with us here. God only knows what we would be thinking if we where watching opinionated FOX NEWS. 😊

    • @Paul Rudwick blinded by stupidity if they cant see it by now they will never .least
      your on the right page. someone capable of having decent conversation.
      there seams to be a lot of gump impersonators here

    • @Rabble Wolf dude it dont matter what he does.i dont care .as long as US people is being looked after ,thats what matters.
      dums will send your job to china.after they
      crush u as they have done for years.are u seriously that dum that you missed what has been happening before trump.
      look at all the dums that have filled there accounts with corruption.pull your head out.and have a look

  3. There are people in this administration, that in all seriousness, should be indicted and convicted of treason, stood in front of a firing squad, and shot dead. Barr is such a person.

  4. If Bill Barr is the attorney general, I’m superman’s cousin from Krypton.

  5. Do something about it, Americans. Don’t just stand by and let this happen. Learn from history.

    • @googl android I saw a response you made to another post where you said you reported them…THAT is what a fascist does. YOU are what you call others.

    • @Sophia Lewis Rush Limbaugh is the devil Sophia. Trump is just a xenophobic, bigoted, narcissistic conman unfit for the presidency.

    • @TisiphonesShadow
      ” duly-elected ”
      he wasn’t elected dippy, he was installed
      Hillary won the popular voter…remember?
      ps A “COUP” is a “violent overthrow”
      wheres the “violence” wheres the “overthrow”
      following the guidelines of your constitution is hardly a “violent overthrow”
      quite the contrary
      I really wish you buggers would at least try to understand that which you bash keys over

    • Swinebagger Hatevirus | October 26, 2019 at 12:30 PM | Reply

      you cant learn from history when everyone that offends you has been deleted from history.

    • erly caballero | October 26, 2019 at 12:31 PM | Reply

      @TisiphonesShadow yuh your evil so called president put by Russian and a puppet of Putin!

  6. African Prince | October 25, 2019 at 11:01 PM | Reply

    This “Abuse of Power” is why he is to be impeached. He just doesn’t learn.

  7. Marcos Pedroso | October 25, 2019 at 11:05 PM | Reply

    The whole world knows by now that the Executive and most GOP goons are operating as Russian assets.

    • @Mark Haddox – Oh,we all should wait on the outcome of the “investigation” should we ? Meanwhile, you have already decided that this was a “coup attempt” right ?

    • David, do you mean IG inspector general, or AG Attorney General, That’s William Barr. He’s been corrupt for decades and is doing it again.  Yes, we know that Putin owns Trump, but need the proof. If the intelligence agencies know, they aren’t talking. Barr will not show integrity, he fixes stolen elections and gets war criminals off. Only Trumps party is “Fine With That”, the majority is furious and looking for proof. Your post was edited, I wonder what was lost.  You are right, trump is handing power to all the worst bad guys in the world, Putin, Erdogan, Bin Salmon, Balsonaro , Kim Jong Un, etc., He just sold out the poor Kurds who did all the fighting and dying against ISIS, and trump took the credit.  His supporters don’t care, they think he’s WONDERFUL when he is a metastasizing Cancer infecting the world. Yes, I have been wondering if some other country’s intelligence agencies might release the information we need to prove his criminal attachment to Putin. We are all in distress and he just abuses our allies and degrades them. Yes, he also gives Assad what he wants.  This corruption is the worst ever. He must be stopped.

    • @Karl Johan Haarberg – There are non so blind as those that will not see – Mark Haddox is one of the many who will not see what is so plain to everyone else regarding Mad King Donald of the holy bone spurs.

    • @Paul Rudwick Yes, Qanon is factual and the earth is actually flat too, these fools don’t even know it, huh ?

  8. Barr is using his globetrotting and this criminal investigation to cover up the tracks of conspiracy with Russia in 2016.

    • @Cherrie Dee right tell these morons the truth lol that’s why there shaking in there boot

    • D Mack I am an independent, but since Trump stole the election with the criminal help of his criminal friends, we should award the office to Hillary Clinton, who received THE PEOPLE’S vote by 3, ooo, ooo votes. It should be our and her reward for having to endure this colossal horror show in the Whitehouse.

    • We have to deal with the electoral college when we survive this situation. It does not give an accurate read of the voters intentions.

    • kristabella222 | October 26, 2019 at 12:22 PM | Reply

      Yes, and it’s disgusting. Tax payers are footing the bill for Trump’s personal vendettas and his obsession about exonerating his buddy Putin. The justice dept. isn’t concerned with justice these days but with persecuting and prosecuting Trump’s enemies. Trump’s admin is as corrupt as any banana republic. Barr should be impeached and probably imprisoned.

  9. When did the USA become a dictatorship?

    • Carson B Wagner | October 26, 2019 at 12:13 PM | Reply

      1/20/17, at 12PM EDT

    • Agreed. When Traitor trump took office, when the GOP supports Traitor trump. When the electoral corrupt college became a factor. When the rethugsblicons cheats on gerrymandering and voting suppression. That’s how we end up with orange feces scum.

    • Talitha Erovitz | October 26, 2019 at 12:32 PM | Reply


    • When Donald J Trump “won” the 2016 despite the majority of voters who voted some else. After Obama got 8 years in the Presidency the Republican backers like the Coke brothers had clearly said F the democracy, they have been attacking Democratic voting processes ALL over. No better example of this is What happened in North Carolina, and Georgia, and the Supreme Court also allowing Racial Redistricing by States (which affects State Houses and how voting districts are allowed).

    • @Nightranger 2019 could you site any facts? Or are you just a brainwashed loyalist?

  10. MomoHawk golly | October 25, 2019 at 11:34 PM | Reply

    This is a cover up of the Ukraine call and the proof is that Barr started flying all over right after the phone call.

  11. Vincent R Allen | October 26, 2019 at 12:08 AM | Reply


    • AG Barr is doing a great job and America is very happy…

    • Deleting 33,000 subpeoned eMails = breaking the law.
      Abusing the FISA court laws to spy on a political opponent = breaking the law
      Having top secret eMails compromised by foreign governments = breaking the law
      Profiting hundreds of millions of dollars by compromising your position = breaking the law
      Holding back soldiers from saving 4 Americans in Libya = breaking the law.
      Depriving a U.S. General war hero of his constitutional rights during and lying about the nature of an inquiry = breaking the law.
      Leaking classified information to the press = breaking the law.
      What exact crime has Trump committed?
      Don’t think too hard you’ll get a headache.

  12. Robert Prescott | October 26, 2019 at 12:21 AM | Reply

    Need to clean house. The swamp has grown immensely:(

  13. Donald Trump is beginning to look like a constipated rat.

  14. Trump hating Proud American | October 26, 2019 at 1:25 AM | Reply

    They aren’t even rivals but people that refuse to break the law and join his mafia – this is so insane ! Bill Barr needs to go to jail

  15. Barr recusing himself ? Promise to protect Trump was how he got his job.

  16. Myles Sav Can't Imagine | October 26, 2019 at 2:21 AM | Reply

    Wasn’t Barr asked if he’d do EXACTLY this at his confirmation hearing???


    This narcissistic bs is way out of control!

  17. When he says, “Our Country!” He is referring to himself as if he is actually this country!

    • Ram Deo Prasad | October 26, 2019 at 6:51 AM | Reply

      Something is bloody wrong …

    • Let’s ship Trump to the moon and all his Republicans trumpets and barr can drive the sinking ship, we need to stand up and fight for are right’s of freedom and make a statement in Washington dc let’s march to take all this criminals out off government asap we can do it easy just lets take the power from this nightmare and fix it we can meet and noone will STOP us true American’s. Trump is worse than cancer.

    • Sorry but America is not the democrats private slave plantation.

    • All the REAL CRIMINALS are going to be indicted soon.
      Start crying into your hanky

  18. Trump refuse to go after Russia. But he turns on U.S. of America instead.

  19. The dotard doesn’t even Flinch when he’s lying wow just wow

    • It’s lifelong practice

    • Janet Kortright | October 26, 2019 at 11:28 AM | Reply

      Have you bothered to ask yourself why Dems hate Trump so much? Hillary wins and all the illegal stuff is just covered up…Trump wins…’s all going to come out….obviously you have no idea what actually went on….you’ll know very soon!

  20. Trump is investigating the investigators to hide his own illegal activities.

    • Sandra Gouthro | October 26, 2019 at 9:49 AM | Reply

      muzak1861 is your ignorance really blissful?

    • Demoratrs investigated Trump for 3 years and found no illegal activity. WTF you talking about moron… LOL !!!

    • John Rushworth Jellicoe | October 26, 2019 at 10:41 AM | Reply

      @Dicky Jones Muller: “under long-standing Department [of Justice] policy, a president cannot be charged with a crime while he is in office.”

    • Of course – he got himself trapped accidentally when taking part in a telephone conversation with Russians (who were already being watched by the FBI in response to the Steel document/report.)

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