BARR’S BOMBSHELL: The Attorney General Says ‘Spying Did Occur’ During 2016 Campaign

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Attorney General William Barr stunned Congressional lawmakers Tuesday when he was asked to comment on whether “spying” took place during the 2016 race for the White House; saying “I think spying did occur.”

.@SenatorShaheen asks Barr about reports he's launched an investigation into officials who investigated Trump

"I think spying on a political campaign is a big deal," he says, echoing baseless right-win conspiracy theories. "I think spying did occur."

Shaheen is left speechless

— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) April 10, 2019

“I think spying on a political campaign is a big deal. Especially the generation that I grew up in… the Vietnam War period, people were concerned about spying on anti-war people and so forth by the government,” said Barr.

“I think it’s important to look at that… I think spying did occur,” he added.

Watch Barr’s explosive testimony above.