Barr working w/Haspell, Coats & Wray.
And it's only Tuesday.
Also some interesting connections. Short thread to follow.
AG Acting Head of DOJ NSD
FBI Gen Counsel
No other Trump official has been placed into so many key roles
1) Rod Rosenstein
2) John Huber
3) Dana Boente
Rosenstein = DAG
Huber = Prosecutor assisting IG Horowitz
Boente = Various positions w/Trump Admin.
Prior to his appointment by Trump to the EDVA, Terwilliger served as an associate deputy attorney general, and was chief of staff to Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein.
Terwilliger III: "Barr and I worked side-by-side—some said joined at the hip—when we served as attorney general and deputy attorney general, respectively, together."
Liu had been specifically recommended for the post by AG Barr.
Liu's nomination fell through due to prior role as vp of Ntl Assoc of Women Lawyers - which supported abortion rights.
Barr said he gave Ms. Liu the post so she could “play a broader role in the department.”
John Huber is vice-chair.
Demers, who has prior experience with the NSD and was Asst Gen Counsel at Boeing, clerked for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
He has apparently been working in his new role for several weeks.
If true, it's why Durham was appointed.
John J. Durham is leading the DOJ fight against MS-13 - selected by Sessions.
Rosenstein had been leading entire operation prior to retirement.
Worth asking why.