William Barr

President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr arrive for a Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor presentation ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
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May 24, 2019 - 7:54 am
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multiyear probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. The...
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President Donald Trump talks with Attorney General William Barr during the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Washington.
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May 18, 2019 - 1:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump could only be delighted to have his attorney general in El Salvador, dealing with his biggest issue: illegal immigration. Yet Barr did even better for his boss. In interviews from the Central American country, he's been offering cryptic comments suggesting...
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President Donald Trump stands with Attorney General William Barr.
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May 15, 2019 - 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used a ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers on Wednesday to criticize big-city prosecutors he asserts don't go after criminals who pose a severe threat to public safety. Trump pledged to the families of fallen officers that the country will "never,...
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In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr appears at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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May 14, 2019 - 8:14 am
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was "lawful and appropriate," a person familiar with the issue...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters the day after the Democrat-controlled House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, eat a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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May 09, 2019 - 1:17 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the country faces a "constitutional crisis" over President Donald Trump's resistance to congressional investigation, and she promised a methodical, if lengthy,...
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May 09, 2019 - 12:57 pm
By Betsy Klein, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump reversed course again Thursday that he will leave it up to Attorney General William Barr as to whether special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before Congress. "I'm going to leave that up to our very great attorney general. He'll make a decision...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., moves ahead with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after last-minute negotiations stalled with the Justice Department.
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May 08, 2019 - 4:55 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro and Jonathan Lemire WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday 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...
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In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr is sworn in to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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May 08, 2019 - 10:21 am
UPDATED: 10:45 a.m. By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is invoking executive privilege, reserving the right to block the full release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia probe, escalating President Donald Trump's battle...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler
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May 06, 2019 - 12:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler has scheduled a Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Trump over special counsel Robert Mueller's report. Nadler is...
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Attorney General William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, on the Mueller report.
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May 03, 2019 - 6:52 am
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr portrayed himself as an apolitical elder statesman at his confirmation hearing. He declared he'd rather resign than be asked to fire special counsel Robert Mueller without cause and insisted the prosecutor he'd known...
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