William Barr

AP
May 24, 2019 - 7:26 am
President Donald Trump has granted Attorney General William Barr new powers to review and potentially release classified information related to the origins of the Russia investigation, a move aimed at accelerating Barr's inquiry into whether U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016...
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May 02, 2019 - 6:54 am
The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing that isn't really a hearing, with lawmakers facing an empty chair after Attorney General William Barr informed the panel he wouldn't show up for the session on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler...
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January 15, 2019 - 8:55 am
(AP) - Attorney general nominee William Barr says he turned down joining President Donald Trump's defense team in the Russia investigation. Barr says he personally told Trump he couldn't represent him and spoke up for special counsel Robert Mueller's (MUHL'-urz) integrity. Barr says he told the...
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January 09, 2019 - 7:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller and remains his most visible Justice Department protector, is expected to leave his position soon after William Barr is confirmed as attorney general, a person familiar with the plans said...
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December 07, 2018 - 7:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, former President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role. Trump made the announcement while departing the White House for a trip to Missouri. He called Barr "a terrific man" and "one of the...
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