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Comments • 80

  • MARK MORAN
    MARK MORAN 18 hours ago

    yep. abuse, traitors are tried by the military they will be going to Gitmo. WWG1 WGA

  • Kirk Bowyer
    Kirk Bowyer 9 days ago

    The Third Reich owed nothing to the fortunes of war. It was inaugurated in peacetime, and peaceably, by the Germans themselves, out of both their weaknesses and their strengths. The Germans imposed the Nazi tyranny on themselves. Many of them, perhaps a majority, did not quite realize it at the noon hour of January 30, 1933, when President Hindenburg, acting in a perfectly constitutional manner, entrusted the chancellorship to Adolf Hitler. But they were soon to learn.”
    (p.187; Rise & Fall of the Third Reich; WILLIAM SHIRER; Simon & Schuster; 1960)

  • The Lovely Lover Lisa Page

    BREAKING NEWS....Barr has moved the dates again to the fall of 2020.
    No one will pay for their crimes.

  • fasignal
    fasignal 13 days ago

    All Barr has done is let go an FBI traitor , all this time and nothing , this Government dose not work for the deplorables , it works for the elites

  • Jaideep Paul
    Jaideep Paul 17 days ago

    Jail them all. Barr and Durham dare not betray the trust of Americans.

  • Angry American
    Angry American 22 days ago

    The IG, is under,( ultimately) white house control. Dah.

  • NO JUSTICE
    NO JUSTICE 29 days ago

    BARR: Soft and Steady? I have absolutely NO CONFIDENCE with AG BARR’S ability to INDICT anybody. BARR & CHRISTOPHER WRAY are just a Corrupt as Hillary Clinton when it comes to lying to the public. PROVE ME WRONG !!

  • Sal Dossani
    Sal Dossani Month ago

    Bill Barr is a good and decent man. Calm, honest and integrous.

  • TheRadetzkyMarch
    TheRadetzkyMarch Month ago

    The interviewer scarcely hides his disdain behind what I suppose he considers a professional demeanour.

  • Christopher Gray
    Christopher Gray Month ago

    Barr Needs To Stay Far Away From Fake News Media Altogether And Stop Doing These Interviews He's Actually Hurting His Investigations By Tipping These Criminals Off Shut Your Mouth And Just Do Your Job And Start Handing Out Indictments Instead ? 😡

  • Irene Ramirez
    Irene Ramirez Month ago

    ZzzDe aquí me iré en la primera semana de Marzo, pues no me quiero ir con mis hijos.

  • Cate Ellington
    Cate Ellington Month ago

    The unmitigated gall of this liar👆 to accuse the Obama Administration of spying on Trump- and criticizing the FBI & DOJ for doing their job in investigating a hostile foreign state- Russia- for attacking US Democracy and a RepublicanPresidential Campaign of embracing that attack for Trumps benefit.
    Now with everything that’s come out this week about the unethical & criminal behavior Barr as AG has been engaged in - obstructing Justice to aid Trump Cronies Roger Stone, Mike Flynn (and of course Paul Manafort - the architect behind everything Barr’s doing for Trump) and go after Trumps political adversaries the Bidens.
    US DOJ (Barr) & US Treasury (Mnuchin & Bill Barr’s Daughter, Mary Daly) refused to turn over Trumps taxes under a congressional subpoena- despite the law stating : “Treasury SHALL provide to Congress the tax documents of any US Citizen upon request”. And YET, 2 weeks ago, US Treasury quietly handed over the sensitive financial docs of Hunter Biden to Trump’s allies in the Senate: Republican Chuck Grassley & Lindsey Graham.
    That means despite Barr’s hand wringing here👆👆that ‘investigating a Presidential Candidate is SPYING’ and Barr has created a shockingly transparent new process that tells FBI & CIA -they are no longer independent -all investigations- criminal & counter Intellig - must now be personally approved by HIM, William Barr, Trump’s Chief Fixer & personal Roy Cohn.
    This US Treasury release of financial docs on Hunter Biden means that Bill Barr - while doing all he can to erase the Mueller Investigation, it’s associated Grand Jury Findings, Convictions, etc,

    • Cate Ellington
      Cate Ellington Month ago

      Has Authorized an investigation of a Presidential Candidate & Trump political rival, Joe Biden by way of his son.
      (Because oh yeah- Barr’s directive to FBI & CIA included family members of presidential candidates. Convenient right? Given the Trump spawns corruption in plain sight.)

  • Amber Whiteman
    Amber Whiteman Month ago

    Okay. But Barr sounds like Heath Ledger playing the Joker.

  • Jamshed Fozdar
    Jamshed Fozdar Month ago

    Barr is brilliant and does not fall into any trap.

  • twylasfaves
    twylasfaves Month ago

    The one thing barr leaves out is that Trump was touting WikiLeaks every day in his rallies, and roger stone was posting on twitter that information on HRC was coming out 'soon', as did Rudy. Anyone watching tv could have picked up that something weird was going on.

  • Randy Sainz
    Randy Sainz Month ago

    Go Home Bernie, take one aspirin, then the "Power Knap" will kick-in for the Day.

  • Greg
    Greg Month ago

    Once you are proven to be a liar, few believe your tall tales now.

  • Matheus Macedo
    Matheus Macedo Month ago

    I can’t do my crimes quietly

  • Ron Pemberton
    Ron Pemberton Month ago

    No Chris Wray is deep state too

    • Ron Pemberton
      Ron Pemberton Month ago

      Let's see what I.G. justice department and F.B.I. come up with before we sling mud

  • Ron Pemberton
    Ron Pemberton Month ago

    It all goes back to hillary and Obama and rice

  • Ron Pemberton
    Ron Pemberton Month ago

    Put them ALL under oath 2 years prison telling the truth, 15 - 20 if proven lying

  • Ron Pemberton
    Ron Pemberton Month ago

    The investigation was ordered by Obama and Hillary duh

  • brenda wilson
    brenda wilson Month ago

    I think Chris Wrey will have some big shoes to fill and needs to prove to the American people he's worthy with a strong arm ! Wasn't impressed with him speaking about classes! Sorry the bottom line they'll loose their careers crossing the line... They are at the top of our league !

  • brenda wilson
    brenda wilson Month ago

    They out right lied Barr! Bottom line !

  • brenda wilson
    brenda wilson Month ago

    Funny how these bad characters did the uranium 1 deal.....WHO ARE THE CONSPIRATORS?

  • D e x
    D e x Month ago

    This is just a coordinated attempt to try to fix Trump's being too obvious about how he orders Barr to do things that are just wrong and how Barr is chief amongst the Spray-Tan lickspittle Cult. Barr is trying to show independence, Trump is in the know and will trash on Barr, but Barr will keep his job. It is only real if Barr gets removed and stays removed. And I don't think that will happen.

  • Scott Sperico
    Scott Sperico Month ago +1

    Barr, Juliani, Bannon, Pompeo, Jordan and many others, are so intellectually superior to any, and all, of the Democrats it is amasing. The Dems. stupidity, greed and pure evil, communist idealism will be the cause of their down fall.
    Major arrests should be starting this month. DRAIN THAT SWAMP ! ! !

  • Greg Mccoy
    Greg Mccoy Month ago +1

    THE TRUTH HURTS WHEN YOU BEEN CAUGHT LYING TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE FOR 3 YEARS.FOR US TO FIX THE MISTRUST IN THE FBI,HEADS HAVE GOTTA ROLL.STARTING AT THE TIPPY TOP.#MAGA2020

  • Martha Urquilla
    Martha Urquilla Month ago

    What a huge mess the Democrat party planned to ruin the election & presidency of a public elected Candidate. A very evil plan to destroy his Reputation & removing him with fake statements, false evidences, false Witness etc. Very CORRUPTED ACTIONS of all those involved & determined to do anything possible to accomplish their hateful deeds ! A very LG. Group of rotten people, using their positions in Gov. To abuse & manipulate others to lie & threat them, to confess & play guilty to their false accusations! What a Disgrace! MONEY & Power above others lives! What a SHAME in The History of this Country! Pay back true Justice! So everyone will know who they are, & the wrong extremes they took to bring down with hate this President & put in shame this Country before the World! Recorded in the History of this Country for life! 😭😭😭

  • Keith Stapley
    Keith Stapley Month ago

    Barr is refreshing to watch..just remember hes still part of the swamp

  • Richie L
    Richie L Month ago +1

    Someone ask obama if he new of spying on Trump the answer would be yes.

  • alotto cash
    alotto cash Month ago

    “America if you’re listening “We need to call on the United States of Americas vigilantes committees whose job it is to make sure that our laws are being carried out in the American way. The office of attorney general held by appointment to William Barr by trump, is an office of the people of the United States of America formed for the upholding the laws of the USA, For the protection of the citizens of the USA, not to be trumps private and personal protector of a corrupt president at the taxpayer expense. “GOP if you are listening” Vigilantism itself is not illegal under U.S. law but involves actions that are oftentimes illegal, In fact, vigilante justice is often justified by the notion that proper forms of law enforcement and criminal justice systems are nonexistent or insufficient. In the case of DOJ William Barr it is justified and should be carried out. NOW!

  • Richard Laurent
    Richard Laurent Month ago

    A bit surprised on Barr’s take on Chris Wray being able to take on the corrupt-ness of the FBI.

  • Richard Laurent
    Richard Laurent Month ago

    No body ask me but I’ll give it freely; I feel that the Inspector Generals report was soft spoken on the criminals that were exposed were buffered by verbal cushioning. Of course I’m a Conservative and he is a Liberal.

  • immobilien
    immobilien Month ago

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  • Barry MacBride
    Barry MacBride Month ago

    Very conserned are you going to get going and stop with the instvestigation or are you waiting for WHAT DO something JUST do SOMTHING people are WAITING charge the people who have done wrong I don't care who it is JUST DO SOMETHING

  • Raymond Rockstead
    Raymond Rockstead Month ago

    Watching our AG deal with this network reporter is an education in itself. First the AG is truthful, and secondly his high IQ meets his jobs' demands. I grew up in a world where a WW II saying saying was, "Loose lips sink ships". My "seasoned" citizen experiences evoke the highest respect for AG Barr in my appraisal of him. POTUS Trump has certainly picked the right man for this challenging task and at the right time. It is too bad that the Clinton's, Obama's, and the "intelligence" people fall so far from the tree and seem to be unaware of the value in doing things the right way., the first time.

  • Souad Sukkar
    Souad Sukkar Month ago

    corruption goes to the highest level in the previous government

  • Tom Zeman
    Tom Zeman Month ago +1

    Darwins reign of terror has shredded the moral fabric of our society no amount of police will help us because they have lost their way from public servants to publics tyrants!

  • Benjamin Mercado
    Benjamin Mercado Month ago

    Why are liars allowed in us Government..many need psychological vetting

  • Mugen Steel
    Mugen Steel Month ago

    Something is not right here. It's been proven that in fact the sever wasn't hacked the information was downloaded. The meta data has been shown that speed from which the information came from was much to fast to come from a web hack. Bill Binney the foremost expert in these matters has proven evidence this is the case. If Barr still saying the Russian still hack the sever then it must be true that Epsein did in fact killed himself. Thank you Mr. Barr for being the investigator you are. You should feel proud being picked in order to make this world a better place rather than someone adding to the evils of this world due to an incorrect pick.

  • Jay Bee
    Jay Bee Month ago

    I want heads to roll over this. Durham, let's get going!

  • Edith Glover
    Edith Glover Month ago

    Trump bring a 200,000,000 lawsuit against Adam Schiff

  • icy dawn
    icy dawn 2 months ago

    Wray used the same words the 1st x he spoke on the crooked FBI, I don’t trust spineless Wray

  • Ed Dee
    Ed Dee 2 months ago

    SOON MEMBERS OF THE SYNDICATE WILL BE GOING FOR A LITTLE R&R IN AN ORANGE JUMPSUIT.

  • Kim Carriere
    Kim Carriere 2 months ago

    Anyone want to bet this Pete Williams is not a Trump supporter?

  • Yellow RoseOfTexas
    Yellow RoseOfTexas 2 months ago

    Bill Barr loves America and all that is good and just. We need more in high offices to protect our rights. On the other hand go search. FBI’s Comey says ‘no reasonable prosecutor’ would bring a case against Clinton for emails. So why should Comey fail to do his job?

  • L2 LOVE
    L2 LOVE 2 months ago

    Barr is one of the corrupted ones. He can't be trusted at all.

  • Blue Sky
    Blue Sky 2 months ago +4

    I love this man. Isn't it refreshing to hear someone answer with simply yes or no?

  • Alicia no
    Alicia no 2 months ago

    I don't think money should come from other countries
    I think that can be conflicting in many levels.

  • Robert Coleman
    Robert Coleman 2 months ago

    The FBI is a Criminal Organization controlled by the Democrat Party along with the Department of State, Department of justice, CIA, NSA, NSC The US House Democrats and the US Senate Democrats. This is why we must dis-banned the FBI and all other agencies that took part in this criminal enterprise and some must be executed inorder to make the point do this again and you will be hanged so lets start over no currant agents Lawyers, Ambassadors, Foreign Service Agents no currant CIA Agents, No ATF Agents clean the swamp and start over we did it with the Military at the beginning of WWII restructured the entire Military and it worked. allowed a restructure that insist on non political agenda's Period if they can not don't hire them.

  • Cyd Oman
    Cyd Oman 2 months ago

    Did Barr just say the campaign should have "talked to the Governor of New Jersey who was a former Attorney General"? Is he talking about Chris Christie??? Is Barr saying Obama and the CIA should have ignored the early signs of the Russian attack? He acts as if Russia did nothing worth the slightest bit of concern. This is the guy we have to depend on to protect our grids? Talk about wasting the tax payers bucks.

  • Cyd Oman
    Cyd Oman 2 months ago

    It was the House Republicans and FOX News that plowed the Hillary email/server/classified story. Barr forgets there were stories about this that came from leaks by Republicans from testimony given in secret session. Those leaks and the embellishment they received from Conservative media (and maybe from Russian interference) were the reason Clinton decided that all further testimony would be done in public so that her words would be reported correctly. This resulted in the nearly 11 hour testimony on live tv we all had an opportunity to watch. Barr was not the AG then and I doubt he watched it.

  • Cyd Oman
    Cyd Oman 2 months ago

    The best proof of the Russian effectiveness is the irrefutable fact the candidate that got the most votes did not get the job. Trump did not cause that difference, Putin did.

  • Cyd Oman
    Cyd Oman 2 months ago

    Barr is so out of touch with reality. He criticizes the counterintelligence investigation "predication" as if we have not already seen the extensive damage the Russian effort has caused. He is confusing investigation types and misapplying criteria of one to another. It is as if someone comes along and says there was not sufficient evidence to fight WW II until the army actually found the concentration camps.
    What is the intent of an attack on our own elections, carried out by foreigners on our own land, using our internet grid, our people, our social media, our election processes, our electricity and our personal computers?
    The intent is the same as the bombing of Pearl Harbor: To inflict damage sufficient to cause us to be restricted in protecting ourselves, protecting our allies, using a full range of our options and having the full availability of our natural resources, especially those of our own people.
    One of the purposes of a counter intelligence investigation is to examine whether a foreign operation implemented on our own soil, within our own country, used our citizens - wittingly or unwittingly - as part of their activity.
    Having surveillance of Americans has to be part of that kind of investigation. That doesn't mean the surveillance is born from a certainty of a crime by the person surveilled. Barr is completely missing the point. He is talking about counterintelligence investigations as if they are criminal investigations when they are two distinct processes. Even the Inspector General has gotten the two types of investigations mixed up.
    The FISA warrants do not have the same purposes for the two types of investigations. One is based on the suspicion of a person being involved in a crime. The other is asking if foreigners seeking to commit crimes in our country are trying to ensnare or have already ensnared citizens as a means of carrying out their intended crime.
    Without having investigative tools, how can the FBI protect us from being turned into a useful fool?

  • david paglia
    david paglia 2 months ago

    Im sure the good Dr. Evelyn Farkas could be of some help here!

  • Colt 45
    Colt 45 2 months ago

    Barr investigations ????

  • kevin wh
    kevin wh 2 months ago

    Barr is the brownish green stuff that sticks to the bowl even after flushing three times.

  • JoJoDanzer
    JoJoDanzer 2 months ago +2

    GET'EM ALL AND START WITH OBAMA THAT SICKO

  • 220volt-u
    220volt-u 2 months ago +2

    The FBI agents and patrners are bad people

  • Donald Ray
    Donald Ray 2 months ago +1

    NBC=No Brain Connected. NBC can't help themselves: they do their usual anti-Trump mis-titling and probably snookered their brainless faithful to watch amazing Barr. I wonder if any of them woke up.

  • Thomas Monahan
    Thomas Monahan 2 months ago +1

    Barr is right. Can’t wait until this part of the SWAMP is drained and these bad eggs are exposed.

  • Kathy Dunn
    Kathy Dunn 2 months ago +2

    About you being honest.
    PRESIDENT💙 TRUMP🥇 2020🇺🇸🇮🇱🇺🇸✝️🙏🕊🌟❤.

  • יאשיהו צ'רלס טאטל

    I am and have predicateion and let this serve as legal notice of intent to file suit against the United states for attempts at murdering me to cover up sexual misconduct by the president's sons

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  • rick4electric
    rick4electric 2 months ago +1

    Delay, delay, delay! Do you think it would take three years to arrest YOU if the FBI thought that you had broken the law? Not hardly!

  • rick4electric
    rick4electric 2 months ago +4

    23:15 - Another prime example of the two tiered system! The FBI walks on eggshells when it investigates the powerful, but obviously ramrods investigations that shouldn't even be taking place! Some justice system we have! It's been WAY more than three years that our country has been turned on its head, and it doesn't appear to stopping any time soon!

  • rick4electric
    rick4electric 2 months ago +4

    13:03 - Notice that they both ignore the "two hop" rule! The public would be VERY ANGRY if they knew just how many people's privacy was violated by this ILLEGAL warrant!

  • rick4electric
    rick4electric 2 months ago +2

    Barr and Stupido are hiding the fact from the American people that when you get a FISA Warrant you not only get to investigate the subject of the warrant, but you get to investigate all of their contacts they ever had! On top of THAT you get to investigate all the contacts THOSE people ever had! That is a lot of people! It could easily be thousands of people! It CERTAINLY got the FBI inside the Trump campaign and to Trump himself!

  • Gloria Escano
    Gloria Escano 2 months ago +1

    Thanks God, we have AG William Barr. God bless you Sir.

  • Jackson Crose
    Jackson Crose 2 months ago +2

    Good job NBC! See how many more views you get when you don't lie through your teeth!

  • Larry Stallings
    Larry Stallings 2 months ago +1

    THE BIGGEST THREAT TO OUR ELECTIONS IS ILLEGAL MEXICANS VOTING ILLEGALY

  • Larry Stallings
    Larry Stallings 2 months ago

    YOU WANT TO KNOW HOW CHINA STARTED BUILDNING U.S. PLANS FOR MILITARY SHIPS AND PLANES FOR CHINA OBAMA SOLD OUR MILITARY PLANS TO CHINA

  • Larry Stallings
    Larry Stallings 2 months ago

    WE ARE NOW FINDING OUT OBAMAS CRIMES HE COMMITTED TO GET HIS FRIENDS RICH LIKE BIDENS SON, HE WORKED WITH THE COMMUNIST CHINESE GOVERNMENT .

  • It's Meekers
    It's Meekers 2 months ago

    Needs more bagpipe!

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  • Peter Duveen
    Peter Duveen 2 months ago

    Barr says the Russians tried to influence the outcome of the elections. How? By breathing the same air? And really, is there anything wrong with trying to influence the outcome of an election? Surely there must be means that are not off limit. But I would be interested in Barr spelling out clearly how he thinks the Russians influenced the elections and asking the Russians to provide their explanation. Wouldn't it be nice to hear from both sides, for a change?

  • Gary McCoy
    Gary McCoy 2 months ago +1

    I actually watched this twice. I just love the Yes or No answers. This guy renews my faith in government.

  • Bill Youngaman
    Bill Youngaman 2 months ago +1

    Be aware, the Deep State is not going to give up. I predict that 2020 will be deadly!

  • Ruben Soto
    Ruben Soto 2 months ago +1

    DURHAM better bring justice on no games