Trump / Barr DOJ Caught Investigating Political Enemies

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The New York Times reported that Barr’s DOJ issued subpoenas to Apple for the metadata for Congressmen Schiff and Swalwell and members of their staff and families. This allegedly was part of an investigation into leaks coming from the House Intelligence Committee, yet no Republican members of that committee had their information subpoenaed. This looks more like the weaponization of the DOJ for Trump’s political advantage than it looks like a legitimate leaks investigation.

 

Trump/Barr’s DOJ Issued Subpoenas for Rep. Adam Schiff’s and Rep.Eric Swalwell’s Electronic Data

In a stunning revelation, even for the Trump/Barr Department of Justice, the New York Times reported that Barr’s DOJ issued subpoenas to Apple for the metadata for Congressmen Schiff and Swalwell and members of their staff and families. This allegedly was part of an investigation into leaks coming from the House Intelligence Committee, yet no Republican members of that committee had their information subpoenaed. This looks more like the weaponization of the DOJ for Trump’s political advantage than it looks like a legitimate leaks investigation.

 

As More DOJ Abuses Are Exposed, Demands For Answers Grow

Michael Schmidt, Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about new reporting that the DOJ seized private data on members of Congress and their staff members and families, and still fresh revelations that the data of reporters was also subpoenaed in other investigations.

 

‘Terrible abuse of power’: Schiff rips Trump, DOJ for reportedly seeking his private data

Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about a breaking report from the New York Times that the Department of Justice under Donald Trump in investigating leaks to the media subpoenaed Apple for his data and that of his staffers as well as a child.

 

Dems Blast Reported Data Seizure By Trump DOJ

A stunning New York Times report reveals that Trump’s Justice Department subpoenaed data on House Intelligence Democrats, along with their aides and family, while searching for leaks. MSNBC’s Brian Williams discusses with Katie Benner who co-wrote the Times report – plus Frank Figliuzzi and Jeremy Bash.

 

DOJ inspector general launches investigation into Trump’s use of subpoenas

 

 

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