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Francis Wilkinson

Barr Makes Excuses for Election Sabotage. Again.

Don’t expect Donald Trump’s attorney general to protect democracy.

Answering questions, sort of.

Answering questions, sort of.

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He did it again.

Over the course of a long, nasty hearing in the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, Attorney General William Barr was asked about the appropriateness of foreign interference in a U.S. election. His answer should send alarms ringing across the nation.