After the Justice Department dismissed its case against Michael Flynn, hundreds of former DOJ employees called for Attorney General William Barr to resign over the decision.
“Attorney General Barr’s repeated actions to use the Department as a tool to further President Trump’s personal and political interests have undermined any claim to the deference that courts usually apply to the Department’s decisions about whether or not to prosecute a case,” nearly 2,000 former employees said in a signed statement on Medium.
They had also objected to the DOJ’s “interference” in the Roger Stone case when the agency lowered an overly severe sentencing recommendation.
The alumni want Barr to appear before the House Judiciary Committee to answer for his “abuses of power.”
They would also like Congress to censure Barr for his actions.
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