Guys, strategic hire AG Bill Barr corpulent presence has been missing from the news since the super-spreader event, and while I don’t want to get anyone’s hopes up, just because he’s not been seen doesn’t mean that he isn’t up to eff’ing the ol’ rat. To wit:
The WaPo reports that at least one of Barr’s October Surprises came up empty: Obamagate!
“The federal prosecutor appointed by Attorney General William P. Barr to review whether Obama-era officials improperly requested the identities of individuals whose names were redacted in intelligence documents has completed his work without finding any substantive wrongdoing, according to people familiar with the matter.
“The revelation that U.S. Attorney John Bash, who left the department last week, had concluded his review without criminal charges or any public report will rankle President Trump at a moment when he is particularly upset at the Justice Department. The department has so far declined to release the results of Bash’s work, though people familiar with his findings say they would likely disappoint conservatives who have tried to paint the ‘unmasking’ of names — a common practice in government to help understand classified documents — as a political conspiracy.”
And because, as his fixer, Barr’s gotta somehow keep our Toddler-in-Chief happy…
The Justice Department has sued Mel’s former friend Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, alleging that she violated an NDA when she published her tell-all book about the terrible person Mel is.
Since when does the DOJ enforce NDAs with private citizens? Since Barr took over the Trump Family consigliere role, that’s when