Posted on June 15, 2021 Challenging Corruption Share: The Washington Monthly recently published a new op-ed by Free Speech For People Board Member and Professor Jennifer Taub on Attorney General Garland’s defense of the Trump administration’s Justice Department actions. “In late May, Attorney General Garland chose to back several of Bill Barr’s bad faith legal moves. When publicly confronted at a Congressional hearing last week, he curiously claimed that he had no choice. The law, he said, compelled him to do so,” writes Taub, as she then proceeds to detail why that argument does not hold water. Professor Taub powerfully confronts Attorney General Garland’s decisions to defend Bill Barr’s actions: Covering Up Mueller Report Findings Taking Trump’s Side Against a Rape Victim For months, Free Speech For People has been urging Attorney General Merrick Garland to create an independent task force within the US Department of Justice to investigate former president Trump, members of his administration, or his campaign, business, or other associates, for any potential federal criminal or civil violations they may have committed. “We expect rogue AGs to be overruled,” writes Taub. She continues: “The job of this Attorney General is to be open and honest about the poison-laced positions taken by Bill Barr, not to pretend otherwise. A world in which Republican Attorneys General play loose with the law and Democrats feel obliged to defend them out of a misguided sense of institutional integrity is one placing comity over justice and precedent over truth. This is a cult-like adherence to falsehood for some greater good.” Read the entire op-ed here.