AG Barr: VERY Unusual to Use Opposition Research to Spy on Political Opponent

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AG Bill Barr says its very unusual to use opposition research to spy on political opponent

Attorney General Bill Barr says it is “very unusual” to use “opposition research” to spy on a political opponent.

Barr made the remarks when speaking with Fox News host Bill Hemmer on Friday.

Bill Hemmer: Can you tell us what the Steele dossier had to do with this? What role did that play?

AG Bill Barr: Well, that’s one of the questions we’re going to have to look at. It’s a very unusual situation to have opposition research like that, especially one that on its face had a number of clear mistakes and a somewhat jejune analysis and to use that to conduct counter-intelligence! reports:

Barr went on to explain the curious nature of Jim Comey’s meeting with President Trump in Trump Tower on January 6, 2017.