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Barr compares being Trump’s attorney general to the D-Day invasion

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08.06.2019

A day after the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, Attorney General William Barr claimed that his return to the Justice Department bears similarities to the 1944 Battle of Normandy.

During a speech at the FBI academy on Friday, Barr compared the scrutiny that he has received since becoming President Donald Trump’s attorney general to the Allies’ invasion of Europe — which is estimated to have claimed the lives of about 2,500 U.S. soldiers and nearly 2,000 soldiers from other Allied countries.

“As we’ve been watching the coverage of June 6, 1944 — D-Day — I had the thought that my arrival this time felt a little bit, I think, like jumping into........

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