The Biden administration has just delivered its first disappointment to criminal justice reform advocates.
The Attorney General says "No" to the President on his way out the door, leaving Jeff Rosen in charge of DOJ.
His Trump toadying was absolutely awful, but still not nearly as bad as his unremittingly harsh approach to justice and policing.
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Congress should loudly and unanimously reject this insanity.
Barr's big complaint is that the president is so overt with the sleazy pressure.
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"As a system, it's working," Barr says of the criminal justice system. "It's not predicated on racism."
"My husband, who is a retired veteran, allowed me to use our savings. My fear of course, they have taken my money and never intended to file the patent."
A case to watch for both criminal justice reformers and for critics of executive overreach.
Chris Christie is a notorious pot prohibitionist.
"I don't have an attorney general," Trump says.
"Evidence indicates that a driving factor in Harvard's admissions process... may be infected with racial bias against Asian Americans."
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