• Attorney General Bill Barr said coronavirus lockdowns were 'the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history' since slavery

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    US Attorney General Bill Barr speaks at a press conference in Chicago on September 9, 2020.
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    Attorney General William Barr referred to coronavirus lockdowns as "the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history" since slavery.
    Barr made the comments to wide applause during an event at Hillsdale College, a private conservative school, on Wednesday, according to CNN.
    The comparison was panned on Twitter, with one person saying that Barr appears to have forgotten about the US treatment of Native Americans and internment of Japanese-Americans during...
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