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Barr and Durham Made a Mockery of the Rules I Wrote

Posted on AllSides February 14th, 2023
From The Left
Politics, Investigations, Special counsels, Bill Barr, John Durham
Samuel Corum for The New York Times
OPINION

The recent revelations about Special Counsel John H. Durham’s investigation of the origins of Robert Mueller’s Russia inquiry paint a bleak picture — one that’s thoroughly at odds with governing law. Those rules, called the Special Counsel Regulations, contemplate someone independent of the attorney general who can reassure the public that justice is being done.

I drafted those guidelines as a young Justice Department official, and there is zero chance that anyone involved in the process, as it was reported on by The New York Times, would think that former Attorney General...

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https://www.nytimes.com/2023/02/14/opinion/merrick-garland-barr-durham.html

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