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Forget Bush vs Gore of 2000 ... I'm Donald Trump and we play by my rules!

Bill Barr memo: Justice lawyer quits after attorney general orders 'vote fraud' inquiries | BBC News |

Mr Barr said prosecutors should only look into "substantial allegations" of irregularities, and that "specious, speculative, fanciful or far-fetched claims" should be ignored.

He acknowledged that individual states had the primary responsibility for the conduct of elections but said the justice department had "an obligation to ensure that federal elections are conducted in such a way that the American people can have full confidence in their electoral process and their government".

The department would normally only go beyond preliminary investigations after an election had been concluded and the results certified, but Mr Barr said this could result in situations where "misconduct cannot realistically be rectified".

Mr Richard Pilger said he had quit in response to Mr Barr's memo.

"Having familiarised myself with the new policy and its ramifications... I must regretfully resign from my role," he wrote in an email to colleagues.

I never lose ... I'm after all the perfect tax cheat! Replace my lawyers ... shouting now: "Rudi ... !!"

"Yes Sir, most States are Red so you won!"

by Oui on Tue Nov 10th, 2020 at 12:04:07 PM EST

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