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MSNBC 14 Feb 2020

Barr Interfering In Some Cases That Are Not Yet Public: NYT

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Rachel Maddow highlights reporting from the New York Times that the list of cases where William Barr has asserted influence includes some that are not public, and wonders how the DOJ will recover from the way Donald Trump and Barr have broken it. Aired on 02/14/20.


Jay Williams joins Mike Greenberg on Get Up to discuss Matt Barnes' comments about some NBA players not feeling comfortable with the 2019-20 season resuming amid the quest to resolve social injustice.
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The nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, testified Friday before a House coronavirus panel. Congressman Jim Clyburn, the Democratic Majority Whip, asked Fauci about some of the president's statements on testing.
Rachel Maddow looks at a new report from the New York Times that Bill Barr exerted influence on federal prosecutors in cases tied to Donald Trump from the beginning of his time as attorney general, including the Stormy Daniels hush money case. Aired on 6/25/2020.
Adrian Wojnarowski joins SportsCenter to discuss the faction of NBA players that are hesitant about entering into the league's "bubble" environment in Orlando to complete the 2019-20 season. Woj cites a number of issues brought up by the players, including concerns about family, health risks and more.

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U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE. IT MAY BE THE SOVEREIGN DISTRICT
IT MAY BE THE SOVEREIGN DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AS WELL.
ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AS WELL. ONE LAST PIECE I THINK IS WORTH
ONE LAST PIECE I THINK IS WORTH UNDERSCORING IS THIS IS THE
UNDERSCORING IS THIS IS THE THING THAT RATTLES MY MOLARS THE
THING THAT RATTLES MY MOLARS THE MOST OUT OF THE REVELATIONS FROM
MOST OUT OF THE REVELATIONS FROM THIS CRISIS.
THIS CRISIS. AND IT IS FROM A NEW YORK
AND IT IS FROM A NEW YORK OFFICE.
OFFICE. IT’S ABOUT BARR’S INSTALLING OF
IT’S ABOUT BARR’S INSTALLING OF THIS TEAM OF OVERSEERS IN D.C.
THIS TEAM OF OVERSEERS IN D.C. FOR SENSITIVE CASES THAT RELATE
FOR SENSITIVE CASES THAT RELATE TO THE PRESIDENT.
TO THE PRESIDENT. NOT ONLY HAS THAT TEAM INSERTED
NOT ONLY HAS THAT TEAM INSERTED ITSELF IN THE STONE CASE, "THE
ITSELF IN THE STONE CASE, "THE TIMES" DESCRIBED THIS TEAM AS
TIMES" DESCRIBED THIS TEAM AS INTERCEDING IN, QUOTE, VARIOUS
INTERCEDING IN, QUOTE, VARIOUS CASES BOTH SOME PUBLIC AND SOME
CASES BOTH SOME PUBLIC AND SOME NOT.
NOT. SOME NOT?
SOME NOT? WHAT "THE TIMES" IS REPORTING IS
WHAT "THE TIMES" IS REPORTING IS AMONG THE POLITICALLY SENSITIVE
AMONG THE POLITICALLY SENSITIVE CASES THAT, IN EVERY OTHER CASE
CASES THAT, IN EVERY OTHER CASE WE KNOW OF, THE CIRCUMSTANCE HAS
WE KNOW OF, THE CIRCUMSTANCE HAS SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE
SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE PRESIDENT AND ONE OF THESE CASES
PRESIDENT AND ONE OF THESE CASES HAS SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE
HAS SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE PRESIDENT.
PRESIDENT. SOME OF THE CASES THAT IS HAVING
SOME OF THE CASES THAT IS HAVING HIS TEAM MESS WITH IN D.C. ARE
HIS TEAM MESS WITH IN D.C. ARE CASES WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YET.
CASES WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YET. CASES THAT ARE EITHER SEALED
CASES THAT ARE EITHER SEALED INDICTMENTS IN WHICH THE ALLEGED
INDICTMENTS IN WHICH THE ALLEGED PERPETRATORS HAVEN’T BEEN
PERPETRATORS HAVEN’T BEEN ARRESTED YET OR OPEN CRIMINAL
ARRESTED YET OR OPEN CRIMINAL CASES WHERE CHARGES HAVE NOT
CASES WHERE CHARGES HAVE NOT BEEN FILED.
BEEN FILED. WHAT ARE THOSE CASES?
WHAT ARE THOSE CASES? AND WHAT’S BILL BARR DOING TO
AND WHAT’S BILL BARR DOING TO THEM RIGHT NOW AS WE SPEAK?
THEM RIGHT NOW AS WE SPEAK? AND HOW DO WE GET OUR LEGAL
AND HOW DO WE GET OUR LEGAL SYSTEM BACK WHEN THESE GUYS ARE
SYSTEM BACK WHEN THESE GUYS ARE DONE WITH IT?
DONE WITH IT? HOW DO WE GET THOSE CASES BACK
HOW DO WE GET THOSE CASES BACK IF THEY’RE IMPROPERLY TOUCHED?
IF THEY’RE IMPROPERLY TOUCHED? BECAUSE WHAT WE’RE LIVING
BECAUSE WHAT WE’RE LIVING THROUGH AS OF THIS WEEK IS NOT A
THROUGH AS OF THIS WEEK IS NOT A THREAT AT THE RULE OF LAW, WE’RE
THREAT AT THE RULE OF LAW, WE’RE EMERGING INTO A REALITY WHERE WE
EMERGING INTO A REALITY WHERE WE RECOGNIZE WE HAVE A LACK OF THE
RECOGNIZE WE HAVE A LACK OF THE RULE OF LAW.
RULE OF LAW. THE RULE OF LAW IS NO LONGER IN
THE RULE OF LAW IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT WHEN IT COMES TO CRIMINAL
EFFECT WHEN IT COMES TO CRIMINAL CASES THAT HAVE TO DO WITH THE
CASES THAT HAVE TO DO WITH THE PRESIDENT.
PRESIDENT. THEY HAVE HIJACKED ONE U.S.
THEY HAVE HIJACKED ONE U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICES AND ANOTHER
ATTORNEY’S OFFICES AND ANOTHER SUPPOSEDLY VERY INDEPENDENT
SUPPOSEDLY VERY INDEPENDENT DISTRICT IN NEW YORK DOES NOT
DISTRICT IN NEW YORK DOES NOT APPEAR TO HAVE BEEN IMMUNE FROM
APPEAR TO HAVE BEEN IMMUNE FROM THIS PRESSURE EITHER.
THIS PRESSURE EITHER. THERE’S CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE
THERE’S CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE THAT RAISES SERIOUS QUESTIONS OF
THAT RAISES SERIOUS QUESTIONS OF THE FACT.
THE FACT. GIVEN THAT, WHAT DO WE DO NOW?
GIVEN THAT, WHAT DO WE DO NOW? HOW DO WE GET THIS BACK?
HOW DO WE GET THIS BACK? HOW MUCH SHOULD WE COUNT ON
HOW MUCH SHOULD WE COUNT ON PEOPLE INSIDE THE JUSTICE

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