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

Attorney General Bill Barr has asked Congress for sweeping powers to detain people “indefinitely without trial” during emergencies, a controversial coronavirus proposal. Former Federal Prosecutor Maya Wiley says the proposal goes “far and beyond any powers” that would logically balance “public safety and the rights of our people,” in this interview with MSNBC’s Ari Melber.

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