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William Barr is asking questions the
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Posted By: Garnet, 6/6/2019 9:57:12 AM

“I’m amused,” Attorney General William Barr told CBS News’ Jan Crawford, “by these people who make a living disclosing classified information, including the names of intelligence operatives, wringing their hands about whether I’m going to be responsible in protecting intelligence sources and methods.” He went on after further questions, “Well, the media reaction is strange. Normally the media would be interested in letting the sunshine in and finding out what the truth is. And usually the media doesn’t care that much about protecting intelligence sources and methods. But I do and I will.” You don’t have to have been “in the business” for Barr’s nearly 50 years to understand what he means

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Reply 1 - Posted by: FunOne 6/6/2019 10:18:51 AM (No. 91914)
Most of our main stream media delight in taking the lids off of garbage cans. But we have come to learn that they have been very selective in what garbage cans they choose to examine (red ones), and what garbage cans they carefully ignore (blue ones). . When Attorney General Barr opens the ones the media has avoided I expect the stench to be most repugnant.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rama41 6/6/2019 10:31:16 AM (No. 91929)
I'm surprised Jan Crawford still has a job with CBS News.
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