The Real Deep State Is Trump

The New Republic

Barr’s unseemly leaking of a pending state inquiry coupled with the Justice Department’s announcement “violated DOJ’s own policy manual on investigating cases,” says Gerry Hebert, a former Justice official who spent 21 years at the department in the voting rights section. “Barr’s briefing of the president on that investigation before it was even made public so Trump could announce it on Fox News is further evidence of Barr abusing the power of his office and trying to undermine confidence in our elections. Barr and Trump are joined at the hip and are engaging in a pattern and practice of vote suppression activities.”  

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