Once again, Attorney General Bill Barr has done the right thing.

When it became clear that the Democrats were trying --- fraudulently --- to paint him as President Trump’s henchman, he told ABC News that he makes his own decisions about cases under his review, independently of the President, the media, or anyone else. Trump gave him that independence when he took the job.

The President had gone on a passionate tweet-rant about the Roger Stone trial. Certainly he had good reason to be concerned about justice being done, as the recommended sentence of seven to nine years in prison for a 67-year-old man caught up in a “process” crime was a travesty that had already shocked career officials at the Justice Department. Here’s just a little something to put that sentence in perspective:

https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2020/02/portland-serial-shoplifter-admits-to-more-than-1000-heists-gets-less-than-2-years.html

Still, it was important for Barr to explain that his decisions in ongoing cases have nothing to do with what the President might say (or tweet). And Barr is right to say specifically that if the President wants to tweet, he should concentrate on other issues besides ongoing cases. The constant play-by-play does make it darn-near impossible for Barr to do his job.

Barr HAD to distance himself from that.

The media picked up on Barr’s complaint about the President’s tweets but used it to create the impression of a rift between them, missing the main point: Barr’s independence. Stephanie Grisham, the White House press secretary, said this: “The President wasn’t bothered by the comments at all and he has the right, just like any American citizen, to publicly offer his opinions...the President has full faith and confidence in Attorney General Barr to do his job and uphold the law.” I guess that means Trump is still going to tweet about whatever he wants, whenever he wants, as he certainly has the right to do, but that Barr will do what he thinks is appropriate, regardless. A good message, and correct.

But Democrats don’t care what Barr says or what the White House says, unless they can twist the words to support their narrative. Similarly, they’ll use the Stone case in any way they can to damage the President. They’re already calling on the inspector general to investigate Barr’s decision to revisit the sentencing recommendation for Stone, and some have even called for Barr’s resignation or impeachment. “Attorney General William Barr ought to be ashamed and embarrassed,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, “and...resign.”

It’s the Democrats who should be ashamed and embarrassed for saying these things about such an ethical, by-the-book attorney general, but they won’t be. They’re quite practiced at creating false narratives out of thin air. Andrew McCarthy sets the record straight...

https://thenationalsentinel.com/2020/02/13/fitton-on-roger-stone-rogue-prosecutors-tried-to-vindicate-their-own-anti-trump-scam-by-going-after-ally/

But Democrats are pushing the narrative of a Nixonian White House in which Barr has to run all his decisions by the President. Their talent for fiction tells us nothing about Barr but everything about THEM. That’s because the Stone case is emblematic of huge problems not with Barr’s DOJ but with their own side, mostly with the two-tier justice system and huge anti-Trump bias in the courts, which I’ll get to shortly.

Constitutional scholar Dr. John Eastman, appearing on Laura Ingraham’s Thursday show, said, “The Democrats seem to overlook Article II of the Constitution: The executive power is vested in the President. The top law enforcement officer is the attorney general. If he wants to counteract the decision of the line prosecutor, that’s his dang job. There’s nothing wrong with this.” He went on to condemn “the egregious pre-dawn raid on Roger Stone, and throwing the book at this guy because they don’t like his politics.”

Oh, did his politics have something to do with this?

For background, we need to look at the presiding judge in the Stone case, U.S. Attorney Amy Berman Jackson, an Obama appointee. To cite just one ruling, Judge Jackson gave Obama’s attorney general and self-described “wingman” Eric Holder an extra two years to slow-walk evidence in the “Fast and Furious” scandal. Then there’s the jury foreman, Tomeka Hart. Before the trial, she tweeted that Stone was racist, that Trump supporters were racist and that Trump was like the KKK, using the reference #KlanPresident. She praised Robert Mueller’s special counsel. She had even been in politics herself, running unsuccessfully for Congress, as a Democrat, naturally. Apparently she misrepresented herself (lied) during jury selection, saying she “didn’t pay that close attention” and that there was nothing about Stone’s involvement with Trump’s campaign that might keep her from judging him fairly.

So, how was Ms. Hart identified as the juror in question? Well, on Wednesday, she went public on Facebook to “stand up” for the four prosecutors who’d withdrawn from the case after their outrageous sentencing recommendation was revised. “It pains me to see the DOJ now interfere with the hard work of the prosecutors,” she wrote. “They acted with the utmost intelligence, integrity and respect for our system of justice.” Yes, she actually said that.

https://heavy.com/news/2020/02/tomeka-hart/

https://dailycaller.com/2020/02/13/roger-stone-jury-selection/

I reported yesterday that Judge Berman had already denied Stone’s attorneys’ request for a new trial, but if she doesn’t change her mind after what we’ve learned about the juror, that will tell us all we need to know about this judge. Roger Stone MUST have a new trial. Even better –- rather than retry him at this point, they should dismiss the charges and let this beleaguered man go home, and never darken his door with a S.W.A.T. team again.

The media’s response to this story has been to call it not what it clearly is –- horrendous political bias on the jury –- but “jury nullification at the presidential level.” Aha, it’s Trump’s fault!

Looking back to when Obama was President, he didn’t hesitate to weigh in on pending legal cases, and the media didn’t care one bit. Remember Trayvon Martin? (“If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.”) Obama even answered questions about Hillary’s use of a private email server, denying knowing about it while she was secretary of state (lie) and saying he didn’t think it posed a national security problem (probable lie). This very well could have affected the outcome of the FBI’s investigation. Here are five examples of President Obama’s “meddling” in ongoing cases…

https://pjmedia.com/trending/5-times-barack-obama-protected-his-allies-from-justice/

Oh---and Eric Holder, the most political AG I can remember (who presided over a host of Obama-era appointees who are still working at the DOJ and NSA), tweeted on Wednesday about Barr, saying, “Do not underestimate the danger of this situation: the political appointees in the DOJ are involving themselves in an inappropriate way in cases involving political allies of the President. This affects the rule of law and respect for it. Unprecedented.” I’ll wait while you fall down and roll around on the floor, laughing helplessly.

In the words of Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, “There is a scandal at the Justice Department [but] it has nothing to do with Bill Barr. It has everything to do with these prosecutors who are acting like their own little team, independent of the rule of law, to target President Trump, to try to vindicate the Mueller scam and slap at Trump after his vindication by acquittal in the impeachment thing.”

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  • Helen Walker

    02/14/2020 02:57 PM

    Mr Blumenthal has a short memory. Misspoke, Vietnam? Mr Stone was persecuted. He needs a fair trial.

  • Patsy Tapley

    02/14/2020 02:32 PM

    The Fake News and the Democrats have lost their minds and all common sense and they want the power back. They want to take our freedom from us and make us like Cuba, Germany and Venezuela I voted for President Trump and I will vote for him again I support President Trump and Bill Barr

  • Marilyn Madore

    02/14/2020 02:31 PM

    Governor Huckabee-I just read online that McCabe will not be charged for anything. Can't help but feel there is a rift between Barr and the President and this may be Barr's way of slapping down the President for his "tweets". Justice should not be based on that, but it is apparent to me now that none of the conspirators to bring down President Trump are going to be held to account except at the Judgement Day. Two tiered Justice and Barr is part of the deep state, I no longer have any confidence in him. God Bless.

  • Rodney Salisbury

    02/14/2020 02:27 PM

    I know that the AG is working hard to clean up the DOJ but I am beginning to wonder if we are ever going to see the scales of justice balance? I don’t believe one of the liberal politicians or any of their cronies involved in spying, lying, leaking, cheating, treason... ... have been held accountable for their actions!

  • Elizabeth Sandberg

    02/14/2020 02:01 PM

    Governor, I so appreciate your commentary and factual reviews.
    What are you hearing about what seems to be a dangerous bill, “The New Way Forward Act”? Why is no one alarmed by this , which seems to be flying under the radar?

  • Roger C Bollinger Sr

    02/14/2020 01:52 PM

    Very very well spoken ??

  • Sandra Griffiths

    02/14/2020 01:41 PM

    I disagree with the comments made by AG Barr in regards to President Trump’s tweet about Stone. President Trump should have also called AG Barr and asked “what the hell is going on over there...nine years...are you people nuts?” After all, everything the Justice Department does reflects on AG Barr and President Trump. I’m very disappointed in AG Barr’s comments.

  • Deborah McCallum

    02/14/2020 01:38 PM

    We are Trump supporters, but some of his tweets serve him badly and provide the left more fodder to accuse him of being ill tempered, hateful, devisive, over controlling, etc. The references to Barr and what the DOJ should do re Stone, etc as well as the name calling of Bloomberg, etc are recent examples.
    Our President has been awesome in his accomplishments & must keep moving on and above some of the fray. The dems are daily killing their electability and demonstrating swamp behavior. But Trump, with his poor tweet selection, is feeding the independents who lean toward "anyone but Trump."
    We all want a majority, overwhelming Trump victory. Let the dems shoot themselves in the foot.

  • LouiseCA

    02/14/2020 01:36 PM

    Between that horrible judge and jury foreperson, this sentence and trial have to be thrown out and that poor old man (Stone) allowed to go home in peace. Enough is enough. Democrats at all levels, in all positions, think they are above the law. I nearly get ill every time they say that in reference to President Trump, while all the time, they are corrupt to the core.

  • Susan Kater

    02/14/2020 01:09 PM

    While I agree that President Trump has the legal right to insert himself in DOJ matters, my greatest concern is that Bill Barr will quit if he gets annoyed enough. We don't need that, particularly now that the Durham report is pending which SHOULD result in a lot of indictments. We need AG Barr in place to prosecute these cases and make sure the truly guilty go to prison. I support the President and admire his transparency, but there needs to be a bit of caution now.

  • Jacob Metzger

    02/14/2020 01:08 PM

    AG Barr is being attacked as the next endless Socialist/Communist attack on the President and this country. I lived through the Cold War, and unless you did too, you do not realize how close this country is to falling into Socialism/ Communism. And if you choose Socialism/Communism over Capitalism, well, you will find out too late what a prison you will be in.

  • Giovanni Catanese

    02/14/2020 12:58 PM

    As usual, your article hit the right points and fully clarified what every American knows, except the Dems who see conspiracies at every turn and look for yet another excuse to attack (impeach?) the president. I just saw on TV that the DOJ will not pursue criminal charges against McCabe. This is an affront to equal justice under the law. The man committed crimes as evidenced by several reports, including the IG's. Why these people (including Comey, Clapper, Brennan, etc.) keep getting a pass is beyond me. As long these "elites" keep covering their own "asses", and nobody ever goes to jail, the People will not trust the DOJ and the American Justice system. It's an outrage and it should not stand! Yes. I'm very upset about this injustice. My taxpayer funds, as well as of many other Americans are wasted on endless investigations on the president and any other associates of his by a "do-nothing for the People" Congress. When we. the People, can impeach Congress?

  • SUZANNE GIBBS

    02/14/2020 12:56 PM

    Dear Governor Huckabee.............I am beyond hysterical. I have just read that the DOJ is NOT going ahead with charges against McCabe! The investigation is over!
    What the heck? Only Republicans get charged? Only Republicans go to jail?
    I can't take any more of this. Stick a fork in me, I'm done!!!!!
    What's the point of voting? I'm going to move to an island in the Pacific with no radio and no tv.
    I'll live on Zanax and read murder mysteries. Really!
    Suzanne

  • Kay DeWitt

    02/14/2020 12:45 PM

    My friend, as I read all these chapters of intrigue...in the name of "politics" ...my spontaneous response was what a MOCKERY this all MAKES OF the spirit of the law of THE CONSTITUTION!

    Perhaps a Christian can feel inspired to liken the Democrats' desire to impeach President Trump....in the name of the letter of the law of the Constitution... to the Pharisees' desire to "impeach" Jesus Christ. ..in the name of the letter of the law of religion!

  • JanC

    02/14/2020 12:37 PM

    Good article. Thank you!!

  • Virginia Cox

    02/14/2020 12:28 PM

    Once again, you nailed this commentary.

    If Comey said Hillary lied under oath to Congress, then why is she not doing 7-9 years in prison? The two-tiered justice system is SO CORRUPT.

  • Anne Turner

    02/14/2020 12:25 PM

    Governor, please comment on Rush’s remarks about Mayor Pete. In themselves the are not homophobic, merely asking the question if this characteristic will inhibit his chances. To be honest, although it should not, public intimate kissing between people of the same sex is not that comfortable for most people. Of course that should not be the case but it takes a long time for social comfort to materialize, even among liberals, although they would never admit it. The thing is you need to upgrade the GOP to leave this subject alone. To even bring it up hurts Trump, period. People rush to the underdogs defense. Although I believe in Biblical teachings on the subject, I have many gay friends and value them. The thing is these couples go out of their way not to make others uncomfortable by public displays of affection. They don’t even dance together but dance with the women present. No, I do not want Mayor Pete to be President, but frankly he and Amy are the only semi- sane DNC candidates now that Biden is down the tubes. It does appear that Biden has been the old time backroom politician reaping profit for his family from his positions. Also, as a staunch conservative Catholic, like Nancy, how can he be so positive about abortion. As to Bloomberg, I would have a lot more respect for him if he had not apologized for his crime prevention policies. You put the police where crime is heaviest, does not matter what color the people might be. In the largest town near me, most crime is committed by white people in certain areas and that is where the police do their thing. Cannot the African Americans see that this was an effort to protect them and therefore showed disproportionate efforts FOR them, not against them?

  • Kathy kahler

    02/14/2020 12:24 PM

    I hear some states hiding cornea by using privacy act.Fl. is one of them. Read article from a South fl. Paper sure hope this is not true

  • Mitzi Cole

    02/14/2020 12:09 PM

    Excellent post. You have the great ability to cut through the BS.

  • ROGER BROADWATER

    02/14/2020 12:05 PM

    I have been praying for 3 years for God to grant president Trump the wisdom he needs to lead and unite this country . To date , that prayer has not been fully granted . Trump is his own worst enemy . No sooner is he out of the Muller investigation , he makes some foolish comments while speaking to the Ukraine president and is back in the hot seat again ;once that seemed to be cleared up , he makes a stupid tweet regarding the Stone case that puts him at odds with the atty. general . These were stupid though perhaps legal , but he needs to stop and desist . He is turning away loyal republicans and moderate democrats . If he fails to get re-elected , it will be his own fault . Is there no one who is willing to confront the president about these types of poor decisions ? PS you have never responded to any of my comments .

  • Lawrence Foster

    02/14/2020 11:55 AM

    There is a rumor in informed government circles that the prosecutors actually wrote a narrative for Stone, in which he would claim to have dealt with wikileaks to get them to disclose the Hillary-DNC e-mails, with Trump's knowledge and approval, and that trump had facilitated Wikileaks getting the e-mails from, the Russian Hackers. (Those of us who know a little about computers know that the e-mails were downloaded in seconds, something that could only have been done by someone with access to the LAN, using a CD or thumb-drive). Mueller was not involved with the sentencing of Stone - in fact, he had a stroke or some sort of episode shortly after the "investigation" began, and was not involved with much of anything. He had recovered somewhat by the time of his testimony, but one can see he was not well. The prosecutors were asking for the outrageous sentence (the average sentence for rape is 4 years, armed robbery 2.5 and man-slaughter is 1 year) because Stone refused to go along with their "Al-goreism" of a story.

  • Jerry korba

    02/14/2020 11:52 AM

    Ideas to expedite draining the swamp cut foreign aid by 80 % watch the corrupt politicians income dry up maybe they will retire look at all of the Rep. and Senators who are receiving funds from Ukraine they want the President impeached I would want him impeached also; if I was corrupt and receiving that tax free money, easy money, these corrupt and bribed officials are receiving; remember tax payers; april 15 when you write that check to the IRS or get a refund the check you write would be smaller and the refund you get larger if you would rid our government of these thieves; check your area for officials that voted for impeachment they are ones stealing your tax money. Drain the swamp cut foreign Aid and watch the thieves leave on their own. MAGA

  • Vernon R Freeck

    02/14/2020 11:50 AM

    I like our President and pray for him, but sometimes I don't like his texting without thinking, like on Barr. the only thing I can say he(Trump) leaves all out there

  • David Abercrombie

    02/14/2020 11:46 AM

    Bill Barr was right to point out that he gets all kinds of advice on social media from all quarters but he was wrong to go on and vent his frustration at POTUS at "making it impossible to do his job".
    He should be admonished that, as he must report to his boss, POTUS, POTUS, better than few of his predecessors, understands that he must report to his boss-The American People. Barr started out correctly, saying that he has to process all kinds of input and that goes with his job; his answer to his critics is to assert his on independence and insist that he be judged upon his actions. He, like POTUS and everyone else knew that Stone was being treated unfairly, those who argued otherwise were wrong and his actions were absolutely justified, period.

    If you have a pipeline, tell him so, everyone needs reinforcement, particularly when at the lonely top of an institutional mole hill.

  • Eleanor Early

    02/14/2020 11:45 AM

    Barr was looking at President trumps remarks as a President speaking instead as an individual saying what he thinks! I think Barr should have thought twice before making that remark. The whole thing stinks about this Stone case.

Once again, Attorney General Bill Barr has done the right thing.

When it became clear that the Democrats were trying --- fraudulently --- to paint him as President Trump’s henchman, he told ABC News that he makes his own decisions about cases under his review, independently of the President, the media, or anyone else. Trump gave him that independence when he took the job.

The President had gone on a passionate tweet-rant about the Roger Stone trial. Certainly he had good reason to be concerned about justice being done, as the recommended sentence of seven to nine years in prison for a 67-year-old man caught up in a “process” crime was a travesty that had already shocked career officials at the Justice Department. Here’s just a little something to put that sentence in perspective:

https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2020/02/portland-serial-shoplifter-admits-to-more-than-1000-heists-gets-less-than-2-years.html

Still, it was important for Barr to explain that his decisions in ongoing cases have nothing to do with what the President might say (or tweet). And Barr is right to say specifically that if the President wants to tweet, he should concentrate on other issues besides ongoing cases. The constant play-by-play does make it darn-near impossible for Barr to do his job.

Barr HAD to distance himself from that.

The media picked up on Barr’s complaint about the President’s tweets but used it to create the impression of a rift between them, missing the main point: Barr’s independence. Stephanie Grisham, the White House press secretary, said this: “The President wasn’t bothered by the comments at all and he has the right, just like any American citizen, to publicly offer his opinions...the President has full faith and confidence in Attorney General Barr to do his job and uphold the law.” I guess that means Trump is still going to tweet about whatever he wants, whenever he wants, as he certainly has the right to do, but that Barr will do what he thinks is appropriate, regardless. A good message, and correct.

But Democrats don’t care what Barr says or what the White House says, unless they can twist the words to support their narrative. Similarly, they’ll use the Stone case in any way they can to damage the President. They’re already calling on the inspector general to investigate Barr’s decision to revisit the sentencing recommendation for Stone, and some have even called for Barr’s resignation or impeachment. “Attorney General William Barr ought to be ashamed and embarrassed,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, “and...resign.”

It’s the Democrats who should be ashamed and embarrassed for saying these things about such an ethical, by-the-book attorney general, but they won’t be. They’re quite practiced at creating false narratives out of thin air. Andrew McCarthy sets the record straight...

https://thenationalsentinel.com/2020/02/13/fitton-on-roger-stone-rogue-prosecutors-tried-to-vindicate-their-own-anti-trump-scam-by-going-after-ally/

But Democrats are pushing the narrative of a Nixonian White House in which Barr has to run all his decisions by the President. Their talent for fiction tells us nothing about Barr but everything about THEM. That’s because the Stone case is emblematic of huge problems not with Barr’s DOJ but with their own side, mostly with the two-tier justice system and huge anti-Trump bias in the courts, which I’ll get to shortly.

Constitutional scholar Dr. John Eastman, appearing on Laura Ingraham’s Thursday show, said, “The Democrats seem to overlook Article II of the Constitution: The executive power is vested in the President. The top law enforcement officer is the attorney general. If he wants to counteract the decision of the line prosecutor, that’s his dang job. There’s nothing wrong with this.” He went on to condemn “the egregious pre-dawn raid on Roger Stone, and throwing the book at this guy because they don’t like his politics.”

Oh, did his politics have something to do with this?

For background, we need to look at the presiding judge in the Stone case, U.S. Attorney Amy Berman Jackson, an Obama appointee. To cite just one ruling, Judge Jackson gave Obama’s attorney general and self-described “wingman” Eric Holder an extra two years to slow-walk evidence in the “Fast and Furious” scandal. Then there’s the jury foreman, Tomeka Hart. Before the trial, she tweeted that Stone was racist, that Trump supporters were racist and that Trump was like the KKK, using the reference #KlanPresident. She praised Robert Mueller’s special counsel. She had even been in politics herself, running unsuccessfully for Congress, as a Democrat, naturally. Apparently she misrepresented herself (lied) during jury selection, saying she “didn’t pay that close attention” and that there was nothing about Stone’s involvement with Trump’s campaign that might keep her from judging him fairly.

So, how was Ms. Hart identified as the juror in question? Well, on Wednesday, she went public on Facebook to “stand up” for the four prosecutors who’d withdrawn from the case after their outrageous sentencing recommendation was revised. “It pains me to see the DOJ now interfere with the hard work of the prosecutors,” she wrote. “They acted with the utmost intelligence, integrity and respect for our system of justice.” Yes, she actually said that.

https://heavy.com/news/2020/02/tomeka-hart/

https://dailycaller.com/2020/02/13/roger-stone-jury-selection/

I reported yesterday that Judge Berman had already denied Stone’s attorneys’ request for a new trial, but if she doesn’t change her mind after what we’ve learned about the juror, that will tell us all we need to know about this judge. Roger Stone MUST have a new trial. Even better –- rather than retry him at this point, they should dismiss the charges and let this beleaguered man go home, and never darken his door with a S.W.A.T. team again.

The media’s response to this story has been to call it not what it clearly is –- horrendous political bias on the jury –- but “jury nullification at the presidential level.” Aha, it’s Trump’s fault!

Looking back to when Obama was President, he didn’t hesitate to weigh in on pending legal cases, and the media didn’t care one bit. Remember Trayvon Martin? (“If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.”) Obama even answered questions about Hillary’s use of a private email server, denying knowing about it while she was secretary of state (lie) and saying he didn’t think it posed a national security problem (probable lie). This very well could have affected the outcome of the FBI’s investigation. Here are five examples of President Obama’s “meddling” in ongoing cases…

https://pjmedia.com/trending/5-times-barack-obama-protected-his-allies-from-justice/

Oh---and Eric Holder, the most political AG I can remember (who presided over a host of Obama-era appointees who are still working at the DOJ and NSA), tweeted on Wednesday about Barr, saying, “Do not underestimate the danger of this situation: the political appointees in the DOJ are involving themselves in an inappropriate way in cases involving political allies of the President. This affects the rule of law and respect for it. Unprecedented.” I’ll wait while you fall down and roll around on the floor, laughing helplessly.

In the words of Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, “There is a scandal at the Justice Department [but] it has nothing to do with Bill Barr. It has everything to do with these prosecutors who are acting like their own little team, independent of the rule of law, to target President Trump, to try to vindicate the Mueller scam and slap at Trump after his vindication by acquittal in the impeachment thing.”

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  • Helen Walker

    02/14/2020 02:57 PM

    Mr Blumenthal has a short memory. Misspoke, Vietnam? Mr Stone was persecuted. He needs a fair trial.

  • Patsy Tapley

    02/14/2020 02:32 PM

    The Fake News and the Democrats have lost their minds and all common sense and they want the power back. They want to take our freedom from us and make us like Cuba, Germany and Venezuela I voted for President Trump and I will vote for him again I support President Trump and Bill Barr

  • Marilyn Madore

    02/14/2020 02:31 PM

    Governor Huckabee-I just read online that McCabe will not be charged for anything. Can't help but feel there is a rift between Barr and the President and this may be Barr's way of slapping down the President for his "tweets". Justice should not be based on that, but it is apparent to me now that none of the conspirators to bring down President Trump are going to be held to account except at the Judgement Day. Two tiered Justice and Barr is part of the deep state, I no longer have any confidence in him. God Bless.

  • Rodney Salisbury

    02/14/2020 02:27 PM

    I know that the AG is working hard to clean up the DOJ but I am beginning to wonder if we are ever going to see the scales of justice balance? I don’t believe one of the liberal politicians or any of their cronies involved in spying, lying, leaking, cheating, treason... ... have been held accountable for their actions!

  • Elizabeth Sandberg

    02/14/2020 02:01 PM

    Governor, I so appreciate your commentary and factual reviews.
    What are you hearing about what seems to be a dangerous bill, “The New Way Forward Act”? Why is no one alarmed by this , which seems to be flying under the radar?

  • Roger C Bollinger Sr

    02/14/2020 01:52 PM

    Very very well spoken ??

  • Sandra Griffiths

    02/14/2020 01:41 PM

    I disagree with the comments made by AG Barr in regards to President Trump’s tweet about Stone. President Trump should have also called AG Barr and asked “what the hell is going on over there...nine years...are you people nuts?” After all, everything the Justice Department does reflects on AG Barr and President Trump. I’m very disappointed in AG Barr’s comments.

  • Deborah McCallum

    02/14/2020 01:38 PM

    We are Trump supporters, but some of his tweets serve him badly and provide the left more fodder to accuse him of being ill tempered, hateful, devisive, over controlling, etc. The references to Barr and what the DOJ should do re Stone, etc as well as the name calling of Bloomberg, etc are recent examples.
    Our President has been awesome in his accomplishments & must keep moving on and above some of the fray. The dems are daily killing their electability and demonstrating swamp behavior. But Trump, with his poor tweet selection, is feeding the independents who lean toward "anyone but Trump."
    We all want a majority, overwhelming Trump victory. Let the dems shoot themselves in the foot.

  • LouiseCA

    02/14/2020 01:36 PM

    Between that horrible judge and jury foreperson, this sentence and trial have to be thrown out and that poor old man (Stone) allowed to go home in peace. Enough is enough. Democrats at all levels, in all positions, think they are above the law. I nearly get ill every time they say that in reference to President Trump, while all the time, they are corrupt to the core.

  • Susan Kater

    02/14/2020 01:09 PM

    While I agree that President Trump has the legal right to insert himself in DOJ matters, my greatest concern is that Bill Barr will quit if he gets annoyed enough. We don't need that, particularly now that the Durham report is pending which SHOULD result in a lot of indictments. We need AG Barr in place to prosecute these cases and make sure the truly guilty go to prison. I support the President and admire his transparency, but there needs to be a bit of caution now.

  • Jacob Metzger

    02/14/2020 01:08 PM

    AG Barr is being attacked as the next endless Socialist/Communist attack on the President and this country. I lived through the Cold War, and unless you did too, you do not realize how close this country is to falling into Socialism/ Communism. And if you choose Socialism/Communism over Capitalism, well, you will find out too late what a prison you will be in.

  • Giovanni Catanese

    02/14/2020 12:58 PM

    As usual, your article hit the right points and fully clarified what every American knows, except the Dems who see conspiracies at every turn and look for yet another excuse to attack (impeach?) the president. I just saw on TV that the DOJ will not pursue criminal charges against McCabe. This is an affront to equal justice under the law. The man committed crimes as evidenced by several reports, including the IG's. Why these people (including Comey, Clapper, Brennan, etc.) keep getting a pass is beyond me. As long these "elites" keep covering their own "asses", and nobody ever goes to jail, the People will not trust the DOJ and the American Justice system. It's an outrage and it should not stand! Yes. I'm very upset about this injustice. My taxpayer funds, as well as of many other Americans are wasted on endless investigations on the president and any other associates of his by a "do-nothing for the People" Congress. When we. the People, can impeach Congress?

  • SUZANNE GIBBS

    02/14/2020 12:56 PM

    Dear Governor Huckabee.............I am beyond hysterical. I have just read that the DOJ is NOT going ahead with charges against McCabe! The investigation is over!
    What the heck? Only Republicans get charged? Only Republicans go to jail?
    I can't take any more of this. Stick a fork in me, I'm done!!!!!
    What's the point of voting? I'm going to move to an island in the Pacific with no radio and no tv.
    I'll live on Zanax and read murder mysteries. Really!
    Suzanne

  • Kay DeWitt

    02/14/2020 12:45 PM

    My friend, as I read all these chapters of intrigue...in the name of "politics" ...my spontaneous response was what a MOCKERY this all MAKES OF the spirit of the law of THE CONSTITUTION!

    Perhaps a Christian can feel inspired to liken the Democrats' desire to impeach President Trump....in the name of the letter of the law of the Constitution... to the Pharisees' desire to "impeach" Jesus Christ. ..in the name of the letter of the law of religion!

  • JanC

    02/14/2020 12:37 PM

    Good article. Thank you!!

  • Virginia Cox

    02/14/2020 12:28 PM

    Once again, you nailed this commentary.

    If Comey said Hillary lied under oath to Congress, then why is she not doing 7-9 years in prison? The two-tiered justice system is SO CORRUPT.

  • Anne Turner

    02/14/2020 12:25 PM

    Governor, please comment on Rush’s remarks about Mayor Pete. In themselves the are not homophobic, merely asking the question if this characteristic will inhibit his chances. To be honest, although it should not, public intimate kissing between people of the same sex is not that comfortable for most people. Of course that should not be the case but it takes a long time for social comfort to materialize, even among liberals, although they would never admit it. The thing is you need to upgrade the GOP to leave this subject alone. To even bring it up hurts Trump, period. People rush to the underdogs defense. Although I believe in Biblical teachings on the subject, I have many gay friends and value them. The thing is these couples go out of their way not to make others uncomfortable by public displays of affection. They don’t even dance together but dance with the women present. No, I do not want Mayor Pete to be President, but frankly he and Amy are the only semi- sane DNC candidates now that Biden is down the tubes. It does appear that Biden has been the old time backroom politician reaping profit for his family from his positions. Also, as a staunch conservative Catholic, like Nancy, how can he be so positive about abortion. As to Bloomberg, I would have a lot more respect for him if he had not apologized for his crime prevention policies. You put the police where crime is heaviest, does not matter what color the people might be. In the largest town near me, most crime is committed by white people in certain areas and that is where the police do their thing. Cannot the African Americans see that this was an effort to protect them and therefore showed disproportionate efforts FOR them, not against them?

  • Kathy kahler

    02/14/2020 12:24 PM

    I hear some states hiding cornea by using privacy act.Fl. is one of them. Read article from a South fl. Paper sure hope this is not true

  • Mitzi Cole

    02/14/2020 12:09 PM

    Excellent post. You have the great ability to cut through the BS.

  • ROGER BROADWATER

    02/14/2020 12:05 PM

    I have been praying for 3 years for God to grant president Trump the wisdom he needs to lead and unite this country . To date , that prayer has not been fully granted . Trump is his own worst enemy . No sooner is he out of the Muller investigation , he makes some foolish comments while speaking to the Ukraine president and is back in the hot seat again ;once that seemed to be cleared up , he makes a stupid tweet regarding the Stone case that puts him at odds with the atty. general . These were stupid though perhaps legal , but he needs to stop and desist . He is turning away loyal republicans and moderate democrats . If he fails to get re-elected , it will be his own fault . Is there no one who is willing to confront the president about these types of poor decisions ? PS you have never responded to any of my comments .

  • Lawrence Foster

    02/14/2020 11:55 AM

    There is a rumor in informed government circles that the prosecutors actually wrote a narrative for Stone, in which he would claim to have dealt with wikileaks to get them to disclose the Hillary-DNC e-mails, with Trump's knowledge and approval, and that trump had facilitated Wikileaks getting the e-mails from, the Russian Hackers. (Those of us who know a little about computers know that the e-mails were downloaded in seconds, something that could only have been done by someone with access to the LAN, using a CD or thumb-drive). Mueller was not involved with the sentencing of Stone - in fact, he had a stroke or some sort of episode shortly after the "investigation" began, and was not involved with much of anything. He had recovered somewhat by the time of his testimony, but one can see he was not well. The prosecutors were asking for the outrageous sentence (the average sentence for rape is 4 years, armed robbery 2.5 and man-slaughter is 1 year) because Stone refused to go along with their "Al-goreism" of a story.

  • Jerry korba

    02/14/2020 11:52 AM

    Ideas to expedite draining the swamp cut foreign aid by 80 % watch the corrupt politicians income dry up maybe they will retire look at all of the Rep. and Senators who are receiving funds from Ukraine they want the President impeached I would want him impeached also; if I was corrupt and receiving that tax free money, easy money, these corrupt and bribed officials are receiving; remember tax payers; april 15 when you write that check to the IRS or get a refund the check you write would be smaller and the refund you get larger if you would rid our government of these thieves; check your area for officials that voted for impeachment they are ones stealing your tax money. Drain the swamp cut foreign Aid and watch the thieves leave on their own. MAGA

  • Vernon R Freeck

    02/14/2020 11:50 AM

    I like our President and pray for him, but sometimes I don't like his texting without thinking, like on Barr. the only thing I can say he(Trump) leaves all out there

  • David Abercrombie

    02/14/2020 11:46 AM

    Bill Barr was right to point out that he gets all kinds of advice on social media from all quarters but he was wrong to go on and vent his frustration at POTUS at "making it impossible to do his job".
    He should be admonished that, as he must report to his boss, POTUS, POTUS, better than few of his predecessors, understands that he must report to his boss-The American People. Barr started out correctly, saying that he has to process all kinds of input and that goes with his job; his answer to his critics is to assert his on independence and insist that he be judged upon his actions. He, like POTUS and everyone else knew that Stone was being treated unfairly, those who argued otherwise were wrong and his actions were absolutely justified, period.

    If you have a pipeline, tell him so, everyone needs reinforcement, particularly when at the lonely top of an institutional mole hill.

  • Eleanor Early

    02/14/2020 11:45 AM

    Barr was looking at President trumps remarks as a President speaking instead as an individual saying what he thinks! I think Barr should have thought twice before making that remark. The whole thing stinks about this Stone case.

Once again, Attorney General Bill Barr has done the right thing.

When it became clear that the Democrats were trying --- fraudulently --- to paint him as President Trump’s henchman, he told ABC News that he makes his own decisions about cases under his review, independently of the President, the media, or anyone else. Trump gave him that independence when he took the job.

The President had gone on a passionate tweet-rant about the Roger Stone trial. Certainly he had good reason to be concerned about justice being done, as the recommended sentence of seven to nine years in prison for a 67-year-old man caught up in a “process” crime was a travesty that had already shocked career officials at the Justice Department. Here’s just a little something to put that sentence in perspective:

https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2020/02/portland-serial-shoplifter-admits-to-more-than-1000-heists-gets-less-than-2-years.html

Still, it was important for Barr to explain that his decisions in ongoing cases have nothing to do with what the President might say (or tweet). And Barr is right to say specifically that if the President wants to tweet, he should concentrate on other issues besides ongoing cases. The constant play-by-play does make it darn-near impossible for Barr to do his job.

Barr HAD to distance himself from that.

The media picked up on Barr’s complaint about the President’s tweets but used it to create the impression of a rift between them, missing the main point: Barr’s independence. Stephanie Grisham, the White House press secretary, said this: “The President wasn’t bothered by the comments at all and he has the right, just like any American citizen, to publicly offer his opinions...the President has full faith and confidence in Attorney General Barr to do his job and uphold the law.” I guess that means Trump is still going to tweet about whatever he wants, whenever he wants, as he certainly has the right to do, but that Barr will do what he thinks is appropriate, regardless. A good message, and correct.

But Democrats don’t care what Barr says or what the White House says, unless they can twist the words to support their narrative. Similarly, they’ll use the Stone case in any way they can to damage the President. They’re already calling on the inspector general to investigate Barr’s decision to revisit the sentencing recommendation for Stone, and some have even called for Barr’s resignation or impeachment. “Attorney General William Barr ought to be ashamed and embarrassed,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, “and...resign.”

It’s the Democrats who should be ashamed and embarrassed for saying these things about such an ethical, by-the-book attorney general, but they won’t be. They’re quite practiced at creating false narratives out of thin air. Andrew McCarthy sets the record straight...

https://thenationalsentinel.com/2020/02/13/fitton-on-roger-stone-rogue-prosecutors-tried-to-vindicate-their-own-anti-trump-scam-by-going-after-ally/

But Democrats are pushing the narrative of a Nixonian White House in which Barr has to run all his decisions by the President. Their talent for fiction tells us nothing about Barr but everything about THEM. That’s because the Stone case is emblematic of huge problems not with Barr’s DOJ but with their own side, mostly with the two-tier justice system and huge anti-Trump bias in the courts, which I’ll get to shortly.

Constitutional scholar Dr. John Eastman, appearing on Laura Ingraham’s Thursday show, said, “The Democrats seem to overlook Article II of the Constitution: The executive power is vested in the President. The top law enforcement officer is the attorney general. If he wants to counteract the decision of the line prosecutor, that’s his dang job. There’s nothing wrong with this.” He went on to condemn “the egregious pre-dawn raid on Roger Stone, and throwing the book at this guy because they don’t like his politics.”

Oh, did his politics have something to do with this?

For background, we need to look at the presiding judge in the Stone case, U.S. Attorney Amy Berman Jackson, an Obama appointee. To cite just one ruling, Judge Jackson gave Obama’s attorney general and self-described “wingman” Eric Holder an extra two years to slow-walk evidence in the “Fast and Furious” scandal. Then there’s the jury foreman, Tomeka Hart. Before the trial, she tweeted that Stone was racist, that Trump supporters were racist and that Trump was like the KKK, using the reference #KlanPresident. She praised Robert Mueller’s special counsel. She had even been in politics herself, running unsuccessfully for Congress, as a Democrat, naturally. Apparently she misrepresented herself (lied) during jury selection, saying she “didn’t pay that close attention” and that there was nothing about Stone’s involvement with Trump’s campaign that might keep her from judging him fairly.

So, how was Ms. Hart identified as the juror in question? Well, on Wednesday, she went public on Facebook to “stand up” for the four prosecutors who’d withdrawn from the case after their outrageous sentencing recommendation was revised. “It pains me to see the DOJ now interfere with the hard work of the prosecutors,” she wrote. “They acted with the utmost intelligence, integrity and respect for our system of justice.” Yes, she actually said that.

https://heavy.com/news/2020/02/tomeka-hart/

https://dailycaller.com/2020/02/13/roger-stone-jury-selection/

I reported yesterday that Judge Berman had already denied Stone’s attorneys’ request for a new trial, but if she doesn’t change her mind after what we’ve learned about the juror, that will tell us all we need to know about this judge. Roger Stone MUST have a new trial. Even better –- rather than retry him at this point, they should dismiss the charges and let this beleaguered man go home, and never darken his door with a S.W.A.T. team again.

The media’s response to this story has been to call it not what it clearly is –- horrendous political bias on the jury –- but “jury nullification at the presidential level.” Aha, it’s Trump’s fault!

Looking back to when Obama was President, he didn’t hesitate to weigh in on pending legal cases, and the media didn’t care one bit. Remember Trayvon Martin? (“If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.”) Obama even answered questions about Hillary’s use of a private email server, denying knowing about it while she was secretary of state (lie) and saying he didn’t think it posed a national security problem (probable lie). This very well could have affected the outcome of the FBI’s investigation. Here are five examples of President Obama’s “meddling” in ongoing cases…

https://pjmedia.com/trending/5-times-barack-obama-protected-his-allies-from-justice/

Oh---and Eric Holder, the most political AG I can remember (who presided over a host of Obama-era appointees who are still working at the DOJ and NSA), tweeted on Wednesday about Barr, saying, “Do not underestimate the danger of this situation: the political appointees in the DOJ are involving themselves in an inappropriate way in cases involving political allies of the President. This affects the rule of law and respect for it. Unprecedented.” I’ll wait while you fall down and roll around on the floor, laughing helplessly.

In the words of Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, “There is a scandal at the Justice Department [but] it has nothing to do with Bill Barr. It has everything to do with these prosecutors who are acting like their own little team, independent of the rule of law, to target President Trump, to try to vindicate the Mueller scam and slap at Trump after his vindication by acquittal in the impeachment thing.”

Fitton on Roger Stone: Rogue prosecutors tried to vindicate their own anti-Trump scam by going after ally

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  • Helen Walker

    02/14/2020 02:57 PM

    Mr Blumenthal has a short memory. Misspoke, Vietnam? Mr Stone was persecuted. He needs a fair trial.

  • Patsy Tapley

    02/14/2020 02:32 PM

    The Fake News and the Democrats have lost their minds and all common sense and they want the power back. They want to take our freedom from us and make us like Cuba, Germany and Venezuela I voted for President Trump and I will vote for him again I support President Trump and Bill Barr

  • Marilyn Madore

    02/14/2020 02:31 PM

    Governor Huckabee-I just read online that McCabe will not be charged for anything. Can't help but feel there is a rift between Barr and the President and this may be Barr's way of slapping down the President for his "tweets". Justice should not be based on that, but it is apparent to me now that none of the conspirators to bring down President Trump are going to be held to account except at the Judgement Day. Two tiered Justice and Barr is part of the deep state, I no longer have any confidence in him. God Bless.

  • Rodney Salisbury

    02/14/2020 02:27 PM

    I know that the AG is working hard to clean up the DOJ but I am beginning to wonder if we are ever going to see the scales of justice balance? I don’t believe one of the liberal politicians or any of their cronies involved in spying, lying, leaking, cheating, treason... ... have been held accountable for their actions!

  • Elizabeth Sandberg

    02/14/2020 02:01 PM

    Governor, I so appreciate your commentary and factual reviews.
    What are you hearing about what seems to be a dangerous bill, “The New Way Forward Act”? Why is no one alarmed by this , which seems to be flying under the radar?

  • Roger C Bollinger Sr

    02/14/2020 01:52 PM

    Very very well spoken ??

  • Sandra Griffiths

    02/14/2020 01:41 PM

    I disagree with the comments made by AG Barr in regards to President Trump’s tweet about Stone. President Trump should have also called AG Barr and asked “what the hell is going on over there...nine years...are you people nuts?” After all, everything the Justice Department does reflects on AG Barr and President Trump. I’m very disappointed in AG Barr’s comments.

  • Deborah McCallum

    02/14/2020 01:38 PM

    We are Trump supporters, but some of his tweets serve him badly and provide the left more fodder to accuse him of being ill tempered, hateful, devisive, over controlling, etc. The references to Barr and what the DOJ should do re Stone, etc as well as the name calling of Bloomberg, etc are recent examples.
    Our President has been awesome in his accomplishments & must keep moving on and above some of the fray. The dems are daily killing their electability and demonstrating swamp behavior. But Trump, with his poor tweet selection, is feeding the independents who lean toward "anyone but Trump."
    We all want a majority, overwhelming Trump victory. Let the dems shoot themselves in the foot.

  • LouiseCA

    02/14/2020 01:36 PM

    Between that horrible judge and jury foreperson, this sentence and trial have to be thrown out and that poor old man (Stone) allowed to go home in peace. Enough is enough. Democrats at all levels, in all positions, think they are above the law. I nearly get ill every time they say that in reference to President Trump, while all the time, they are corrupt to the core.

  • Susan Kater

    02/14/2020 01:09 PM

    While I agree that President Trump has the legal right to insert himself in DOJ matters, my greatest concern is that Bill Barr will quit if he gets annoyed enough. We don't need that, particularly now that the Durham report is pending which SHOULD result in a lot of indictments. We need AG Barr in place to prosecute these cases and make sure the truly guilty go to prison. I support the President and admire his transparency, but there needs to be a bit of caution now.

  • Jacob Metzger

    02/14/2020 01:08 PM

    AG Barr is being attacked as the next endless Socialist/Communist attack on the President and this country. I lived through the Cold War, and unless you did too, you do not realize how close this country is to falling into Socialism/ Communism. And if you choose Socialism/Communism over Capitalism, well, you will find out too late what a prison you will be in.

  • Giovanni Catanese

    02/14/2020 12:58 PM

    As usual, your article hit the right points and fully clarified what every American knows, except the Dems who see conspiracies at every turn and look for yet another excuse to attack (impeach?) the president. I just saw on TV that the DOJ will not pursue criminal charges against McCabe. This is an affront to equal justice under the law. The man committed crimes as evidenced by several reports, including the IG's. Why these people (including Comey, Clapper, Brennan, etc.) keep getting a pass is beyond me. As long these "elites" keep covering their own "asses", and nobody ever goes to jail, the People will not trust the DOJ and the American Justice system. It's an outrage and it should not stand! Yes. I'm very upset about this injustice. My taxpayer funds, as well as of many other Americans are wasted on endless investigations on the president and any other associates of his by a "do-nothing for the People" Congress. When we. the People, can impeach Congress?

  • SUZANNE GIBBS

    02/14/2020 12:56 PM

    Dear Governor Huckabee.............I am beyond hysterical. I have just read that the DOJ is NOT going ahead with charges against McCabe! The investigation is over!
    What the heck? Only Republicans get charged? Only Republicans go to jail?
    I can't take any more of this. Stick a fork in me, I'm done!!!!!
    What's the point of voting? I'm going to move to an island in the Pacific with no radio and no tv.
    I'll live on Zanax and read murder mysteries. Really!
    Suzanne

  • Kay DeWitt

    02/14/2020 12:45 PM

    My friend, as I read all these chapters of intrigue...in the name of "politics" ...my spontaneous response was what a MOCKERY this all MAKES OF the spirit of the law of THE CONSTITUTION!

    Perhaps a Christian can feel inspired to liken the Democrats' desire to impeach President Trump....in the name of the letter of the law of the Constitution... to the Pharisees' desire to "impeach" Jesus Christ. ..in the name of the letter of the law of religion!

  • JanC

    02/14/2020 12:37 PM

    Good article. Thank you!!

  • Virginia Cox

    02/14/2020 12:28 PM

    Once again, you nailed this commentary.

    If Comey said Hillary lied under oath to Congress, then why is she not doing 7-9 years in prison? The two-tiered justice system is SO CORRUPT.

  • Anne Turner

    02/14/2020 12:25 PM

    Governor, please comment on Rush’s remarks about Mayor Pete. In themselves the are not homophobic, merely asking the question if this characteristic will inhibit his chances. To be honest, although it should not, public intimate kissing between people of the same sex is not that comfortable for most people. Of course that should not be the case but it takes a long time for social comfort to materialize, even among liberals, although they would never admit it. The thing is you need to upgrade the GOP to leave this subject alone. To even bring it up hurts Trump, period. People rush to the underdogs defense. Although I believe in Biblical teachings on the subject, I have many gay friends and value them. The thing is these couples go out of their way not to make others uncomfortable by public displays of affection. They don’t even dance together but dance with the women present. No, I do not want Mayor Pete to be President, but frankly he and Amy are the only semi- sane DNC candidates now that Biden is down the tubes. It does appear that Biden has been the old time backroom politician reaping profit for his family from his positions. Also, as a staunch conservative Catholic, like Nancy, how can he be so positive about abortion. As to Bloomberg, I would have a lot more respect for him if he had not apologized for his crime prevention policies. You put the police where crime is heaviest, does not matter what color the people might be. In the largest town near me, most crime is committed by white people in certain areas and that is where the police do their thing. Cannot the African Americans see that this was an effort to protect them and therefore showed disproportionate efforts FOR them, not against them?

  • Kathy kahler

    02/14/2020 12:24 PM

    I hear some states hiding cornea by using privacy act.Fl. is one of them. Read article from a South fl. Paper sure hope this is not true

  • Mitzi Cole

    02/14/2020 12:09 PM

    Excellent post. You have the great ability to cut through the BS.

  • ROGER BROADWATER

    02/14/2020 12:05 PM

    I have been praying for 3 years for God to grant president Trump the wisdom he needs to lead and unite this country . To date , that prayer has not been fully granted . Trump is his own worst enemy . No sooner is he out of the Muller investigation , he makes some foolish comments while speaking to the Ukraine president and is back in the hot seat again ;once that seemed to be cleared up , he makes a stupid tweet regarding the Stone case that puts him at odds with the atty. general . These were stupid though perhaps legal , but he needs to stop and desist . He is turning away loyal republicans and moderate democrats . If he fails to get re-elected , it will be his own fault . Is there no one who is willing to confront the president about these types of poor decisions ? PS you have never responded to any of my comments .

  • Lawrence Foster

    02/14/2020 11:55 AM

    There is a rumor in informed government circles that the prosecutors actually wrote a narrative for Stone, in which he would claim to have dealt with wikileaks to get them to disclose the Hillary-DNC e-mails, with Trump's knowledge and approval, and that trump had facilitated Wikileaks getting the e-mails from, the Russian Hackers. (Those of us who know a little about computers know that the e-mails were downloaded in seconds, something that could only have been done by someone with access to the LAN, using a CD or thumb-drive). Mueller was not involved with the sentencing of Stone - in fact, he had a stroke or some sort of episode shortly after the "investigation" began, and was not involved with much of anything. He had recovered somewhat by the time of his testimony, but one can see he was not well. The prosecutors were asking for the outrageous sentence (the average sentence for rape is 4 years, armed robbery 2.5 and man-slaughter is 1 year) because Stone refused to go along with their "Al-goreism" of a story.

  • Jerry korba

    02/14/2020 11:52 AM

    Ideas to expedite draining the swamp cut foreign aid by 80 % watch the corrupt politicians income dry up maybe they will retire look at all of the Rep. and Senators who are receiving funds from Ukraine they want the President impeached I would want him impeached also; if I was corrupt and receiving that tax free money, easy money, these corrupt and bribed officials are receiving; remember tax payers; april 15 when you write that check to the IRS or get a refund the check you write would be smaller and the refund you get larger if you would rid our government of these thieves; check your area for officials that voted for impeachment they are ones stealing your tax money. Drain the swamp cut foreign Aid and watch the thieves leave on their own. MAGA

  • Vernon R Freeck

    02/14/2020 11:50 AM

    I like our President and pray for him, but sometimes I don't like his texting without thinking, like on Barr. the only thing I can say he(Trump) leaves all out there

  • David Abercrombie

    02/14/2020 11:46 AM

    Bill Barr was right to point out that he gets all kinds of advice on social media from all quarters but he was wrong to go on and vent his frustration at POTUS at "making it impossible to do his job".
    He should be admonished that, as he must report to his boss, POTUS, POTUS, better than few of his predecessors, understands that he must report to his boss-The American People. Barr started out correctly, saying that he has to process all kinds of input and that goes with his job; his answer to his critics is to assert his on independence and insist that he be judged upon his actions. He, like POTUS and everyone else knew that Stone was being treated unfairly, those who argued otherwise were wrong and his actions were absolutely justified, period.

    If you have a pipeline, tell him so, everyone needs reinforcement, particularly when at the lonely top of an institutional mole hill.

  • Eleanor Early

    02/14/2020 11:45 AM

    Barr was looking at President trumps remarks as a President speaking instead as an individual saying what he thinks! I think Barr should have thought twice before making that remark. The whole thing stinks about this Stone case.