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Virus power-grab? Trump admin seeks 'sweeping' powers to detain without trial during pandemic

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Published on 31 Mar 2020 / In Film and Animation

Attorney General Bill Barr has asked Congress for new sweeping emergency powers, that include holding people “indefinitely without trial” during times of emergencies, according Politico. Former Federal Prosecutor Maya Wiley joins Ari Melber, and argues while “courts are legitimately struggling” with how to “not spread this virus by going through regular court business,” Barr’s ask went “far and beyond any powers that made sense” to balance “public safety and the rights of our people.”
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Virus power-grab? Trump admin seeks 'sweeping' powers to detain without trial during pandemic | MSNBC

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