Attorney General William Barr just did it. He finally pulled the trigger and Democrat are furious, but Trump supporters are cheering.
Stunning critics and allies alike, Barr has announced a policy change at the Department of Justice in order to reform the process by which presidential campaigns can be investigated.
“The opening of a counterintelligence investigation of a presidential campaign would be something that the director of the FBI … and the attorney general would have to sign off on,” said Barr.
If there is one thing that the witch-hunt against then-candidate Donald Trump and his campaign accomplished, it was exposing the need for major reform — and Barr has delivered.
The new policy will provide crucial accountability at the very beginning — since both the FBI director and the attorney general would have to approve an investigation before it could even begin.
This is especially welcome news given the revelation in Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report, which found that the FBI misled the FISA court to obtain a warrant to spy on Trump campaign aide Carter Page.
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