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21 Dec 2020, 9:58 am by Tom Smith
Officially, William Barr can’t do anything to stop the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden after Wednesday, his last day on the job. [read post]
17 Sep 2020, 11:45 am by Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr took aim at his own Justice Department on Wednesday night, criticizing prosecutors for behaving as “headhunters” in their pursuit of prominent targets and for using the weight of the criminal justice system to launch what he said were “ill-conceived” political probes. [read post]
1 May 2019, 6:35 am by Mikhaila Fogel
Attorney General William Barr will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at a hearing regarding the Justice Department's investigation into election interference in the 2016 election. [read post]
18 Feb 2020, 6:58 am by Erin McCarthy Holliday
More than 2,000 former US Department of Justice (DOJ) employees signed a letter on Sunday calling for US Attorney General William Barr’s resignation, condemning President Donald Trump and Barr’s interference in the sentencing of Trump associate Roger Stone. [read post]
10 Jun 2020, 1:07 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Washington Post – “…In a letter to Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, the group said it was “deeply concerned about the Department’s actions, and those of Attorney General William Barr himself, in response to the nationwide lawful gatherings to protest the systemic racism that has plagued this country throughout its history. [read post]
29 May 2020, 9:24 am by Tom Smith
Attorney General William Barr praised President Trump for his executive order that could allow federal regulators to take punitive action against social media giants for the way they regulate online content. [read post]
14 May 2019, 1:16 pm by Elie Mystal
Butler General William Barr does the bidding of his irrational boss. [read post]
25 Mar 2019, 9:20 am by Robert Litt
The prevailing take on Attorney General William Barr’s letter to Congress on the Mueller report is summed up in the New York Times: “The investigation . . . found no evidence that President Trump or any of his aides coordinated with the Russian government’s 2016 election interference. [read post]
28 Jun 2021, 6:03 pm by Howard Bashman
“America owes thanks to Trump’s lawyers — even William Barr”: George T. [read post]
29 Mar 2019, 7:32 am by Howard Bashman
“Why William Barr should resign in protest over Trump’s Obamacare move”: Law professor Stephen I. [read post]
12 May 2020, 10:20 am by Tahira Mohamedbhai
Nearly 2,000 US Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI officials signed an open letter on Monday calling for the resignation of Attorney General William Barr, saying the decision to abandon the prosecution of Michael Flynn was “extraordinarily rare, if not unprecedented. [read post]
12 Feb 2020, 9:52 am by Howard Bashman
“Trump praises William Barr for ‘taking charge’ of Roger Stone’s case”: Dave Boyer of The Washington Times has this report. [read post]
14 Dec 2020, 8:58 pm by Jeralyn
Attorney General William Barr tendered his resignation letter (available here) to Donald Trump today. [read post]
2 May 2019, 4:56 pm by Mikhaila Fogel, Quinta Jurecic
On May 2, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi made an accusation: Attorney General William Barr, she said, had lied to Congress. [read post]
27 Jun 2021, 6:05 am by Jonathan H. Adler
[An interesting report by Jonathan Karl on how and when AG William Barr rejected President Trump's absurd election fraud claims.] [read post]
25 Jun 2020, 11:39 am by Joshua Cossin
Two US Department of Justice (DOJ) officials delivered indicting congressional testimony Wednesday, accusing political appointees of intervening in criminal and antitrust cases to serve the personal interests of President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr. [read post]
20 Aug 2020, 10:00 am by Tom Smith
Attorney General William Barr announced Wednesday that the Department of Justice has arrested at least 1,000 people in a handful of major cities following the launch of Operation Legend — a national, anti-crime push named in honor of a young victim of gun violence.In a press conference, Barr also stated that more than 200 people have been charged with federal crimes, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms has seized more than 400 illegal weapons in just… [read post]
14 May 2019, 12:01 pm by Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr is stepping up the probe into the origins of the Russia investigation, naming a U.S. attorney to oversee the investigation and working with intelligence chiefs to see how surveillance was conducted. [read post]
21 Nov 2019, 1:24 pm by The Washington Post
WASHINGTON — A federal judge late Wednesday halted the four scheduled federal executions, finding that Attorney General William Barr’s July proposal seeking to resume the death penalty after a 16-year moratorium appears to be at odds with federal law. [read post]