Opinion | Nancy Gertner

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Why does Barr’s spin matter? Barr can influence the pending investigations arising out of the Mueller investigation.


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The man with the constitutional responsibility to protect this country repeatedly tried to thwart the investigation.

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“Reading the report is a sobering revelation of how far we have strayed from the aspirations and principles of the founders,” the former Mass. governor said.

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