Only in the Trump world could we have a criminal generating an internal investigation of the head of the Justice Dept. by the department’s Inspector General while the Dept. seems to be doing a political favor for Trump by going after John Bolton….
Gonna be interesting if Joe Biden wins things in 6 weeks and Barr’s days as Attorney General ARE numbered….
Lot of people gonna be looking over their shoulders and looking for lawyers with Barr and Trump being gone….
The Justice Department’s internal watchdog has opened an investigation into Attorney General William Barr’s unusual intervention in the criminal case against Roger Stone, Donald Trump’s longtime adviser.
A Justice Department spokeswoman confirmed that the agency’s Office of Inspector General is looking into Barr’s move in February to seek a lighter sentence for Stone after rank-and-file prosecutors and an acting U.S. attorney hand-picked by Barr had already submitted a recommendation of seven to nine years in prison for the conservative provocateur, who has been a political sounding board for Trump for more than two decades….
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched a criminal investigation into whether former White House national security adviser John Bolton illegally disclosed classified information in his memoir that was released earlier this year, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
The agency has reportedly convened a grand jury and subpoenaed Bolton’s publisher, Simon & Schuster, for records related to communications surrounding the tell-all book, “The Room Where It Happened.”
A formal probe would mark a dramatic escalation over the book, which the White House sought to temporarily block from publication earlier this year, arguing it contained classified information….