Barr Says No "Witch Hunt" Against Trump; Shocked By FBI Agents' Texts About Trump

Zero Hedge | 1/15/2019 | Staff
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President Trump's nominee for Attorney General, Bill Barr, told lawmakers during his confirmation hearings on Tuesday that he was "shocked" after reading anti-Trump text messages between former FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, and that he had never heard of the FBI launching a counterintelligence investigation on a President based on a political decision, as was reported last Friday by the New York Times.

When asked about the Special Counsel investigation headed up by his "best friend" Robert Mueller, Barr said "I don't believe Mr. Mueller would be involved in a witch hunt," and that "On my watch, Bob will be allowed to finish his work."

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Barr also said that the Trump administratin would not be allowed to "correct" the Mueller report before a public release, stating "That will not happen."

Last week Sen. Lindsey Graham (SC) met with Barr, and said that the AG nominee has a "high opinion" of Mueller, and that...
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