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1 Jul 2021, 4:27 pm by Howard Bashman
“Attorney General Merrick Garland orders pause of federal executions; Thirteen people on federal death row were executed between July 2020 and January 2021 after then-Attorney General William Barr federal prison officials to carry them out”: Pete Williams of NBC News has this report. [read post]
28 Nov 2020, 10:38 am by John Floyd
  Then came William “Bill” Barr, who became U.S. [read post]
24 Sep 2020, 4:10 am by Howard Friedman
Yesterday both President Trump (in a pre-recorded address-- full text) and Attorney General William Barr spoke at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, held online this year (video of entire breakfast). [read post]
9 May 2019, 6:03 am by Associated Press
The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report . [read post]
9 Jul 2020, 11:14 am by Elliot Setzer
” Berman testified behind closed doors today to discuss his dismissal as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, calling William Barr’s move to appoint an Acting U.S. [read post]
16 Jan 2019, 11:09 am by Bob Bauer
The Senate currently faces this dilemma in the case of William Barr, President Trump’s nominee to serve as attorney general. [read post]
11 Sep 2020, 2:08 pm by Howard Bashman
“Nora Dannehy, Connecticut prosecutor who was top aide to John Durham’s Trump-Russia investigation, resigns amid concern about pressure from Attorney General William Barr”: Edmund H. [read post]
1 Sep 2020, 10:53 am by Sabrina I. Pacifici
ABC News: “Current and former national security officials are raising concerns over Attorney General William Barr’s recent decision to remove the head of a Justice Department office that helps ensure federal counterterrorism and counterintelligence activities are legal – and replace him with a political appointee with relatively limited experience. [read post]
19 May 2022, 6:27 pm by Howard Bashman
“Pete Williams to retire from NBC News after epic Washington career; A former Pentagon spokesman, Williams made the unusual move 29 years ago to return to hard-news reporting; Many historic scoops followed”: Jeremy Barr of The Washington Post has this report. [read post]
15 Dec 2019, 9:34 am by Howard Bashman
Barr Is Trying to Erase the Truth; He’s smearing the Russia investigation and covering up Trump’s guilt”: William Saletan has this essay online at Slate. [read post]
4 Jun 2021, 1:26 pm by Quinta Jurecic
This time, the dispute centers on an internal Justice Department memo—prepared in advance of the report’s public release—that could shed light on Attorney General William Barr’s decision to announce, misleadingly, that President Trump had not obstructed justice. [read post]
12 Feb 2020, 3:07 pm by Howard Bashman
“With DOJ’s intervention in Roger Stone case, William Barr cements his role as Trump’s defender-in-chief”: Kevin Johnson, Kristine Phillips, and Dennis Wagner of USA Today have this report. [read post]
8 Jan 2019, 7:00 am by Daniel J. Hemel, Eric A. Posner
In an op-ed in the New York Times and a post on Lawfare, we criticized President Trump’s nominee to be the next attorney general, William Barr, for a memo he sent to Trump administration officials last June arguing that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not be allowed to “interrogate” the president about allegations of obstruction of justice. [read post]
15 Jan 2019, 8:34 am by Tinker Ready
Attorney General nominee William Barr this morning committed to “diligently uphold” the False Claims Act during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination. [read post]
14 Feb 2019, 10:44 am by Michael Rushford
Senate Confirms William Barr for AG:  The nomination of William Barr, a former Attorney General under President George H.W. [read post]