The Barr DOJ Has Become a Private Law Firm for the President

This week’s stalemate over an intelligence whistleblower is just the latest example

A photo of William Barr.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr delivers remarks during a White House ceremony September 9, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

This is the kind of thing that happens in a dictatorship, not a country with a democratically-elected leader.

Political columnist for the Boston Globe. He is the co-author of “Clear and Present Safety: The World Has Never Been Better and Why That Matters To Americans.”

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