Attorney General Bill Barr is targeting intelligence community agents and officials with insufficient loyalty to President Donald Trump, according to former Department of Justice (DOJ) spokesperson Matthew Miller.
Miller issued his stark criticism of Barr during a Saturday morning appearance on MSNBC’s Am Joy program.
The show’s titular host Joy-Ann Reid brought up Barr in the context of a recent NBC interview FBI director Chris Wray gave about the DOJ Inspector General report. Said report largely cleared the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of alleged widespread abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) leading up to the Russia investigation of then-candidate Trump’s 2016 campaign. That inquiry, of course, later transmogrified into the years-long Russiagate investigation into Trump himself led by