Former Deputy AG Under Bush Calls For Barr To Resign | Morning Joe | MSNBC


Donald Ayer, former U.S. Deputy Attorney General under George H. W. Bush, writes in a new Atlantic column that AG Barr must resign because he is 'working to destroy the integrity and independence of the Justice Department.' The panel discusses. Aired on 2/18/2020.
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Former Deputy AG Under Bush Calls For Barr To Resign | Morning Joe | MSNBC

97 Comments on "Former Deputy AG Under Bush Calls For Barr To Resign | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. Make Racists Afraid Again | February 18, 2020 at 9:13 AM | Reply

    “Criminal Republicans” is redundant.

    • Excellently said.
      Cool username!!! The avatar’s a perfect candidate for the Presidential Portrait Gallery……. face of the legacy.

    • Hey look its the russian with his many fake accounts. God your all beyond sad

    • THERE HASN’T BEEN A REAL REPUBLICAN PATRIOT IN THE WHITE HOUSE SINCE Dwight D Eisenhower. And that’s just what we need now a Miltitary hero to sweep all those Russian Red Mad Hatter’s off to jail. Too bad the Dixicrats hijacked the GOP and made it a party first before country organization. A fools gold group of political scavengers & Christian hypocrisy.

  2. Is it any mystery why Trump calls him his best decision ever? Singe the fudging of the Mueller report this man ignores law for what he “feels” is right.America has no AG currently by the definition of the position.

  3. At least Trump managed to reveal how utterly corrupt the Republican party has become. Most all of them willing to sacrifice democracy and go full fascism in order to stay in power.

    • Owen Michaels-Hardy | February 18, 2020 at 9:17 PM | Reply

      ​@Tor Finn, ipso facto, you trumpturds really are a special kind of stupid!

    • Owen Michaels-Hardy | February 18, 2020 at 9:18 PM | Reply

      @F. S. , ipso facto, you trumpturds really are a special kind of stupid!

    • Owen Michaels-Hardy | February 18, 2020 at 9:19 PM | Reply

      @Wes Bernard, ipso facto, you trumpturds really are a special kind of stupid! Learn to differentiate “your” and “you’re” before you utter such ignorant speech.

    • Owen Michaels-Hardy | February 18, 2020 at 9:20 PM | Reply

      @Tor Finn, again, , ipso facto, you trumpturds really are a special kind of stupid!

    • Owen Michaels-Hardy | February 18, 2020 at 9:24 PM | Reply

      @Wes Bernard , again, ipso facto, you trumpturds really are a special kind of stupid! You are truly an embarrassment to the education system. You sound like drumpf: “I know words, I know the best words”, yet the words you speak demonstrate your inferior intellect. Like your orange idol, you might be a good narcissist and bully, but the words you have used here demonstrate your obnoxious character!

  4. Randy McMullen | February 18, 2020 at 9:15 AM | Reply

    Republican senators and representatives are just as culpable as Barr… they’ve all got to be voted out before all our rights and beliefs are gone…

    • Wonder Wonderful : Well, I’m in one of those red states, and dems are on the opposite end of just about every issue you can name. So, voting blue is out of the question. By the way, lose the CNN & MSNBC rhetoric.

    • Chelle Chelle : Whether they did or whether they didn’t is not the issue here. It’s democrats dealing with the fact that so many do not want their alternative, and do not buy the CNN & MSNBC rhetoric.

    • marc marinacci | February 18, 2020 at 4:24 PM | Reply


    • Nadia Silvershine | February 18, 2020 at 5:22 PM | Reply

      EXCEPT SENATOR MITT ROMNEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Barr needs to go , He’s perverted our Justice Department.

    • @Gary Vance He was impeached . It is the Senates right to decide punishment they chose not to .

    • @Draka Dog They Acquit him. Nice word Acquit. Do you know the meaning. To let go free innocent of all charges.
      So the congress impeached witch means investigated and recommended a hearing to try the case. The senate looked at the evidence and Acquitted. Let go innocent of all charges. Lmao

    • Christien du Preez | February 18, 2020 at 1:18 PM | Reply

      He is EXPOSING the ROT!!!! But you people LOVE rot, hey, don’t want them straight. Sick people.

    • @Gary Vance What evidence was looked at . Many of his own party said he was guilty , but the crime of which he was guilty of did not deserve punishment as severe as removal from office .

    • @Gary Vance Sorry if i am repeating myself but my reply got dropped . The definition of trial includes ” a formal examination of evidence ” . No evidence was allowed or witness called .

  6. He should be disbarred and license revoked. He no longer acts in the capacity of an attorney but some henchman

  7. Edgar Martinez | February 18, 2020 at 9:17 AM | Reply

    And they say the Democratic socialist are the problem

    • @Bubbles Pathetic fool. Is that your best?

    • Tessmage Tessera | February 18, 2020 at 4:15 PM | Reply

      People called FDR a “socialist” and a “communist.” And guess what happened..? FDR not only led us out of the Great Depression, but he also led this country into the greatest era of growth and prosperity that America has ever known.

    • @Don Johnson Go back to Miami Don, the snowflake unicorn rainbow goblins are waiting for you in the hotel room you rented last spring.

    • @Bubbles Maybe you should do a bit of research about something called Popper’s Paradox of Tolerance. Basically it says if you tolerate the intolerant, you end up with an intolerant society. Which is why it’s OK to execute nazis and punch alt right bloggers. Because if we don’t, they take over and we all suffer. My grandfather won medals for killing Nazis. Which side did you grandfather fight for?

  8. Barr’s resignation is long overdue the moment he stuck his ugly nose 👃 into legal cases in doing trumps bid was the moment he abused his office of oath to the America people

    • Jeffrey Hagelin | February 18, 2020 at 12:02 PM | Reply

      @rich tracy
      Very original material. Classic drumpf cultist, no imagination.

    • Christien du Preez | February 18, 2020 at 1:21 PM | Reply

      You really show us just how ignorant the left had become. Hissy fit upon hissy fit, hyperventilation, smearing, abusing, and always loving the corrupt and the criminal. You people are completely brainwashed, and need a good reality check. Your president is brilliant against the old hacks you have, hacks taht is so far left, they had become communists.

    • haunani Gilpatrick-Palama | February 18, 2020 at 2:01 PM | Reply

      @Christien du Preez your president.

    • Jeffrey Hagelin | February 18, 2020 at 6:41 PM | Reply

      @Christien du Preez
      You sound like a stark raving lunatic suffering the effects of Stockholm Syndrome..
      These last three years as a programmed drumpf cultist have fried your cranium and destroyed what’s left of your limited thought process. Good luck with your theropy.

    • Jeffrey Hagelin | February 18, 2020 at 6:43 PM | Reply

      @Christien du Preez
      Your president, YOUR mess.

  9. “Disbarr Bill Barr” would make a great headline or protest sign message

    • Michael Whitted | February 18, 2020 at 10:56 AM | Reply

      @Jillian Adele Yes. DISBARR BILL BARR!!

    • NPC University ! We should protest # orange man bad # not my president . . . Meanwhile ! The left ignores the dems corruption. It’s pathetic how brainwashed the left wing propaganda goblins are. Very narrow minded view with a huge lack of common sense, brainwashed by liberal institutions and the MSM. Pathetic but hilarious !

    • Loves Democracy | February 18, 2020 at 12:48 PM | Reply

      The crooks must go, the people the run the show!

    • Christien du Preez | February 18, 2020 at 1:07 PM | Reply

      Oh yes, you better rename the dem party to “The Communist Protest party”.

    • Carolyn Talbot | February 18, 2020 at 2:30 PM | Reply

      Please ignore the bots and trolls, do not engage. Register with MoveOn.Org and petition to demand Barr’s resignation. Call your state reps (202) 224-3121. We will no longer quietly tolerate this fascist, corrupt AG!

  10. KesselRunner606 | February 18, 2020 at 9:32 AM | Reply

    The streets of America should be like the streets of Hong Kong last year. The very foundations of American and Western democracy and freedom are being attacked by domestic enemies.


  11. Those Republithug Senators should also resign – all have their heads up T’s Rump.

  12. And every word on the op-Ed is completely truthful!

  13. Gloria Faundez | February 18, 2020 at 9:57 AM | Reply

    What is he hiding? Was he or people he knows involved in Epstein scandal.
    There must be a connection with all this people protecting themselves. Just saying.

  14. Barr was appointed precisely because he auditioned as a rogue Attorney General.

    • Carolyn Talbot | February 18, 2020 at 2:25 PM | Reply

      @Jim Reynolds Register with MoveOn.Org and petition to demand Barr’s resignation. Join a local protest or organize one. Call your state reps (202) 224-3121.

    • Jason Faulkner | February 18, 2020 at 3:21 PM | Reply

      The candidate you can most safely bet will enact POTUS-restraining legislative amendments before the end of his first term, is Bernie Sanders. For real, the POTUS seat deserves a period of slightly diminished influence after the Trump soiling.

    • “Auditioned”
      Great wording.

    • marc marinacci | February 18, 2020 at 4:23 PM | Reply


    • marc marinacci | February 18, 2020 at 4:23 PM | Reply

      @Wonder Wonderful BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY

  15. “The higher you climb a ladder, the more your behind is exposed!” A wise man.

    • J.R. 48 ………..Exactly 👍🏻😂

    • @beth robb ; Hello , did you read my comment at the top of the column ? About my deportation in 2001, after living in America for 45 yrs. ?

    • J.R. 48 No, I have not, can you send it again, that ! I need to read, please.!!

    • @beth robb J.R. 48
      J.R. 48
      1 second ago
      I got no Pardon ! After living in America 45 yrs. Serving in Military 3 yrs. Spent 3 yrs. in Prison for carrying an illegal substance (28 grams ) across county lines . Deported in 2001. Children grew up in America without me. Haven’t seen them or my grandchildren . Can Not Return , it’s been 19 of today . Tell me is that Okay ? I’m 71 yrs. of age now living in a country I’ve come to like as well as it’s people . But lost my family .

    • J.R. 48 I am so sorry you have had to go through so much, it is certainly a tragedy to be separated from your family for so long. Where were you deported to?….When I think of what Trump is doing, getting these people out of prison that have done a lot more than you did, this is ludicrous. This is how you are repaid for your military service!! I think you were handed a cruel hand. I am glad you like where you are now, I hope you find some happiness. I also wish your children would reach out to you. Life is too short, we have to try and make everyday meaningful. I Wish you the best.👍🏻🙏🏽

  16. Who would have ever believed so many politicians could be so corrupt? We have to thank/blame trump for revealing just how vulnerable our democracy is.

    • @Christien du Preez Read much? Obviously you haven’t been paying attention to all Trumps associates who’ve been put in jail since this corrupt establishment has been in office. Birds of a feather…

    • Undeserved Grace | February 18, 2020 at 8:55 PM | Reply

      What democracy would that be? What exactly are you blaming on President Trump? I agree on the corrupt politician thang, no matter the party…

    • Christien du Preez | February 18, 2020 at 10:13 PM | Reply

      @LC You mean the ones that have been conned by the Corrupt FBI? the ones that will all be free soon, and those skunks put away. You mean the man who was put away because an attorney in the FBI changed an email from the CIA that said YES he was working undercover for them, to NO? The one that was threatened about his family? That is all being looked at, and the perpetrators will soon get their dues. Me thinky, you start ready.

  17. Any man who turns his back against the country and its foundation, deserves to be facing the wall of a jail-cell.

    Lock Barr up!

    • Christien du Preez | February 18, 2020 at 10:23 PM | Reply

      @James Carter Wakey, wakey! Have you seen the hacks hobbling the Dem election trail? The newest is the biggest racist and sexist, Bloom, that ever ran for office. And of course, the least whiff of BAD, and the left loves the person.

    • Christien du Preez | February 18, 2020 at 10:23 PM | Reply

      @Allen Yeong Past crimes me dear. many, many being exposed.

    • Christien du Preez | February 18, 2020 at 10:26 PM | Reply

      @James Carter Maybe that is why FOX numbers swelled by MILLIONS, while fake news are way down. CNN is down to a miserable 600,000.

    • Christien du Preez | February 18, 2020 at 10:37 PM | Reply

      @Raoul Fleckman You are afraid of Barr because he is smoking out your heroes, the ones of whom a few are on a list for jailtime. But, as I observe from my corner of the planet, do a crime, become a lefty darlen. Wonder how long before Durham will come under fire, as HE is the one with all the damning evidence about the communist dem hacks, and the corrupt bunch in the FBI. Interesting times coming, as the corrupt judges are also being smoked out.

  18. “Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.” Seems like this no longer applies.

  19. Barr: “I’m doing everything I can to destroy the rule of law, and maintain the cover-up so the American people don’t see what I’m doing — then Trump blew the whistle on me!”

  20. Remember: Accepting a pardon implies guilt admission.

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