Trump-Russia investigation | The Guardian: No holds Barred: Trump and his troops push for imperial presidency

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With his compliant attorney general, the man in the White House is taking aim at the constitutional balance of powers

William Barr, the attorney general, came face to face this week with Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House, at the Capitol in Washington. Shaking her hand, Barr was said to have joked: “Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?”

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He’s attempting to create a counter-narrative based on conspiracy theories in which the FBI is cast as the villain

Barr says Trump’s campaign was ‘spied’ upon. Trump claims treason. Both are incendiary. Neither is true

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Trump-Russia investigation | The Guardian


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