The fallacy of equating the Barr Memo with the Mueller Report undermines our Democracy

Attorney General William Barr with President George H.W. Bush. Barr helped orchestrate the pardons of key . figures in the Iran-Contra scandal, which helped Bush and Reagan avoid culpability in their role in espionage and treason. Photo by Marcy Nighswander/AP.

A phenomenon emerged, at dangerous speed, within hours of Barr releasing his 4 page summary of the Mueller Report. A fast growing number of news outlets reported on March 24, 2019 that the Mueller Report had exonerated Donald J. Trump, despite no news outlet having read the Report itself.



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