William Barr

The letter from Attorney General William Barr to Congress on the conclusions reached by special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia probe.
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March 25, 2019 - 8:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department Monday to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to "move on" from the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller's...
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March 24, 2019 - 3:51 pm
UPDATED: 12:00 A.M. WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, Attorney General...
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Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va.
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March 23, 2019 - 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel's Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time): 3:09 p.m. The Justice Department has told Congress to expect a summary of Robert Mueller's findings in the Russia investigation within the hour. That's according to two...
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Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to present a report to the Justice Department any day now.
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March 21, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very existence as "ridiculous." "Let it come out, let people see it," Trump told reporters as he left the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2019, file photo, then-Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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February 22, 2019 - 6:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — William Barr has been attorney general for just one week but is on the cusp of staring down what will almost certainly be the most consequential decision of his long career: how much of the special counsel's findings to make public. The position catapults him from Justice...
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William Barr
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February 20, 2019 - 1:09 pm
By Evan Perez, Laura Jarrett and Katelyn Polantz (CNN) — Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce as early as next week the completion of Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, with plans for Barr to submit to Congress soon after a summary of Mueller's confidential report, according to...
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February 14, 2019 - 3:27 pm
By David Shortell (CNN) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as attorney general. The vote was 54-45, primarily on a party-line basis with most Republicans backing President Donald Trump's nominee and most Democrats opposed. This will be Barr's second tour as attorney general; he led the...
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In this Feb. 5, 2019, photo, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and members of President Donald Trump's cabinet arrive to attend the State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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February 08, 2019 - 8:42 am
By Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are eager to press acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, during his first testimony to Congress, on his interactions with President Donald Trump and his oversight of the special counsel's Russia investigation...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., accompanied by Ranking Member Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., right, questions Attorney General nominee William Barr in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
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January 16, 2019 - 10:07 am
By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the...
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Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
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January 15, 2019 - 11:34 am
UPDATED: 9.17 p.m. ___ By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the...
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