The Democrats were expecting to destroy AG Bill Barr during his testimony before the House and the Senate. His performance did not live up to their expectations, although it may have resembled their worst nightmare.
It was a harsh reminder to them that AWOL Jeff Sessions and dirty cop Rod Rosenstein are no longer running the show. Bill Barr told congress that he plans to investigate the investigation. Now, that it is apparent that not only was there no collusion but there was never a reason to investigate collusion.
So, Barr will try to find out what happened, how it happened and why it happened. We already know why it happened and we are pretty sure we know what happened, now all we need is to know how it happened and who caused it to happen. Now, we want to know how long these people will be wearing orange jumpsuits.
Barr also sent Democrat’s blood to boiling when he made a comment that has been obvious for almost two years now. He told the Democratic Senators that he believes that the Obama administration spied on Donald Trump’s campaign. They went beserk. Chuck Schumer is demanding an apology but he shouldn’t hold his breath waiting for it. Barr will be too busy sending members of Schumer’s party up the river.
ATTORNEY GENERAL BILL BARR: As I said in my confirmation hearing, I am going to be reviewing both the genesis and the conduct of intelligence activities directed at the Trump campaign during 2016. And a lot of this has already been investigated, and a substantial portion of it has been investigated and is being investigated by the office of the Inspector General, but one of the things I want to do is pull everything together from the various investigations that have gone on, including on the Hill and in the [Justice] Department, and see if there are any remaining questions to be addressed.
SEN. JEANNE SHAHEEN: And can you share with us why you feel a need to do that?
BARR: Well, you know, for the same reason we’re worried about foreign influence in elections, we want to make sure that during elections — I think spying on a political campaign is a big deal. It’s a big deal.
The generation I grew up in, which is the Vietnam War period, people were all concerned about spying on anti-war people and so forth by the government, and there were a lot of rules put in place to make sure that there’s an adequate basis before our law enforcement agencies get involved in political surveillance. I’m not suggesting that those rules were violated but I think it’s important to look at that. and I’m not talking about the FBI necessarily, but intelligence agencies more broadly.
SHAHEEN: So you’re not suggesting, though, that spying occurred?
BARR: Well, I guess — I think spying did occur, yes. I think spying did occur.
SHAHEEN: Well —
BARR: The question was whether it was adequately predicated. And I’m not suggesting it wasn’t adequately predicated. I need to explore that. I think it’s my obligation. Congress is usually very concerned about intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies staying in their proper lane. I want to make sure that happened. We have a lot of rules about that.