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The US Department of Justice has been walking a tightrope for years now. While promising Equal Justice Under the Law, it more realistically offers a system of Injustice and Inequality.
Throughout the Trump term, the DOJ struggled to maintain any semblance of integrity. And in the final days of his presidency, the former guy attempted a coup, using the Attorney General to do his dirty work. Details of just how close we came to losing our democracy are now coming to light, especially with last week’s testimony from Acting AG Jeff Rosen.
And now we have over 550 insurrectionists whose court dates are coming up.
Can justice be served here? The one person I read daily who covers all of this is Marcy Wheeler. Find her online at emptywheel.net, on Twitter at @emptywheel. And with me, here, most of the hour today.
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