Posted by on December 6, 2018 7:38 pm
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The top candidate to be the next attorney general didn’t back President Trump in the election but did endorse his view that the Justice Department should have investigated Hillary Clinton more.

“I don’t think all this stuff about throwing [Clinton] in jail or jumping to the conclusion that she should be prosecuted is appropriate,” William Barr told The Washington Post last year, “but I do think that there are things that should be investigated that haven’t been investigated.”

Barr knows a little something about Justice Department investigations: The longtime Washington power lawyer served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993 under George H.W. Bush and has held other posts at the highest levels of federal law enforcement and the upper echelons of corporate America.

Read more at The Daily Beast.