Barr: What if ‘appalling’ FBI texts were written about Obama candidacy in 2007?

Barr: What if ‘appalling’ FBI texts were written about Obama candidacy in 2007?

[Ed. – It’s a question Adam Schiff et al. would rather not contemplate.]

In an interview with CBS News legal correspondent Jan Crawford, Attorney General Bill Barr explained why he wants to investigate how the FBI and DOJ handled the counterintelligence investigation into the 2016 Trump campaign’s suspected ties to Russia and wondered how it would have played in the media if “the shoe was on the other foot.”

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“It’s hard to read some of the texts with and not feel that there was gross bias at work and they’re appalling,” Barr said, referring to messages sent between former FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI lawyer Lisa Page. “They were very damning and I think if the shoe was on the other foot we could be hearing a lot about it.”

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He asked: “If those kinds of discussions were held, you know, when Obama first ran for office, people talking about Obama in those tones and suggesting that ‘Oh he might be a Manchurian candidate for Islam’ or something like that. You know, some wild accusations like that, and you had that kind of discussion back and forth, you don’t think we would be hearing a lot more about it?”

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