Eric Holder: Barr Has ‘Weaponized’ the Justice Department

‘Bill Barr’s going beyond politicizing the Justice Department’


HOLDER: "Well, I think Bill Barr’s going beyond politicizing the Justice Department, I think he’s weaponized the Justice Department. I mean, by using the Department to, you know, do things in a favorable way for people who are allies of the President, that’s unprecedented. The way in which he has talked about everything from, you know, from voting to social issues, he has clearly put the Justice Department on the side of this President. He is an integral part of the President’s re-election effort and this — people don't understand this — is inconsistent with the way in which attorneys general and justice departments have acted in the past, and that means Republican as well as Democratic justice departments, Republican as well as Democratic attorneys general.” 

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