Three federal judges in D.C. have had some extraordinary things to say about former Attorney General William Barr. In March 2020, Judge Reggie B. Walton said Mr. Barr could not be trusted. nytimes.com/2020/03/05/us/…
Then Judge Emmet G. Sullivan expressed strong doubts in December 202 about the legitimacy of Attorney General William P. Barr’s decision to try to end the case against Mr. Flynn. nytimes.com/2020/12/08/us/…
Now Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Monday that the Justice Department’s obfuscation appeared to be part of a pattern in which top officials like Barr were untruthful to Congress and the public about the investigation. nytimes.com/2021/05/04/us/…

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