Attorney General Bill Barr compared Covid-19 shutdowns to slavery and said ‘too much deference’ was given to career prosecutors instead of political appointees. He has also said prosecutors should consider charging protesters under felony sedition laws. Commentators are worried about the increasingly authoritarian tone of his statements, and what actions he would take if kept in power. Aired on 09/17/2020.
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Attorney General Barr Continues To Alarm With Remarks About The Rule Of Law – Day That Was | MSNBC