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Barr Tells Prosecutors to Consider Charging
Violent Protesters With Sedition

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Posted By: earlybird, 9/16/2020 4:35:03 PM

Attorney General William Barr told the nation’s federal prosecutors to be aggressive when charging violent demonstrators with crimes, including potentially prosecuting protesters for plotting to overthrow the U.S. government, people familiar with the conversation said. In a conference call with U.S. attorneys across the country last week, Mr. Barr warned that sometimes violent demonstrations across the U.S. could worsen as the November presidential election approaches. He encouraged the prosecutors to seek a number federal charges, including under a rarely used sedition law, even when state charges could apply, the people said. The call underscores the priority Mr. Barr has given to prosecuting crimes connected to months of protests

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Reply 1 - Posted by: pros7767 9/16/2020 4:44:18 PM (No. 542894)
We need President Trump to winif only to keep Barr as AG! I love this!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: XCenturion 9/16/2020 4:56:20 PM (No. 542906)
AG Barr needs to put together a task force to monitor the mail in ballot election fraud .
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Elljay 9/16/2020 5:10:15 PM (No. 542916)
About time. Too many rioters are released by Dem-controlled local police. Put enough of these pukes in federal prisons and watch the riots go away.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: smokincol 9/16/2020 5:11:58 PM (No. 542921)
issue the ammo to the firing squads!!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 9/16/2020 5:34:59 PM (No. 542949)
Yes, prosecutors, please "consider" this, and if you think it's necessary, you can also send them a "strongly worded letter," too! What a doofus! (Eye roll!!)
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Northcross 9/16/2020 5:37:04 PM (No. 542954)
About time!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 9/16/2020 5:47:48 PM (No. 542961)
Wow, this is great.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: doctorfixit 9/16/2020 7:48:27 PM (No. 543019)
Sedition is notoriously difficult to prosecute. On the other hand you can prosecute any attendee at a #BLM event as an accessory to arson & looting because they interfere with law enforcement, hide weapons, etc.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 9/16/2020 7:54:02 PM (No. 543022)
AG Barr, First things first. Could we stick with charging the dims and msm people with sedition. Then we can move on to the rioter-for-hire crowd.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: TXknitter 9/16/2020 9:41:31 PM (No. 543064)
I agree #3. He should been pushing for this with the considerable power he wields two months ago.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Trigger2 9/16/2020 11:29:21 PM (No. 543145)
Barr is 1000% correct.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 9/17/2020 12:49:15 AM (No. 543178)
Consideration is over. Whicha gonna do and when ?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: tisHimself 9/17/2020 5:05:48 AM (No. 543207)
Fill the DOJ with young attorneys from law schools away from the coasts.
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