- Breitbart News 02:03February 23, 2021McCaskill: 'The Nerve of' Cruz, Cornyn Questioning 'Garland Merrick'Former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) was upset Monday on MSNBC's "Deadline" over the line of questioning by Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and John Cornyn (R-TX) at attorney general nominee Merrick Garland's confirmation hearing.
< Clips, Media, Politics, Claire McCaskill, Donald Trump, John Cornyn, Merrick Garland, Ted Cruz, William Barr >
- Breitbart News 21:35February 22, 2021Merrick Garland: Portland Riots May Not Be 'Domestic Terrorism' Because Courthouse Was ClosedJudge Merrick Garland told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday that Antifa's attacks on the U.S. courthouse in Portland last year may not have been "domestic terrorism," because unlike the Capitol riot, they took place at night when the court was not "in operation."
< Crime, Law and Order, Politics, Antifa, Domestic Terrorism, Josh Hawley, Merrick Garland, Portland, Riots, William Barr >
- The Guardian 13:00December 26, 2020Critics fear Trump could pressure William Barr’s successor for big favorsFormer DoJ officials say they are worried Trump will lean on acting attorney general Jeffrey Rosen for potentially risky favorsWilliam Barr’s abrupt move to leave his post as attorney general this week has spurred fears among Department of Justice veterans that Donald Trump will put new pressures on Barr’s successor to do him big and potentially risky political and legal favors.Former justice department officials say they are worried Trump will lean on Barr’s less experienced successor, the acting attorney general, Jeffrey Rosen, to push policies which Trump has suggested he backs, including naming special counsels to investigate President-elect Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, and using the DoJ to investigate Trump’s baseless charges of widespread election fraud. Continue reading...
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- New York Magazine 23:59December 21, 2020Barr Pans Trump’s Coup Schemes in Likely Final Press ConferenceThe outgoing attorney general reiterated that he is not onboard with some of the extreme measures the president has reportedly been seeking.
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- Breitbart News 21:59December 21, 2020Bill Barr's Final Press Conference: 'No Reason' to Appoint Special Counsel on Election, Hunter BidenAttorney General William Barr, who is stepping down as attorney general, stated during his final press conference Monday that he sees “no reason” to appoint a special counsel to investigate alleged fraud in the 2020 presidential election or the ongoing investigation into the taxes of President-elect Joe Biden’s son, Hunter.
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- Business Insider 20:13December 20, 2020Biden won't ask his attorney general candidates about potential investigations into his son, HunterIncoming White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Biden would not be addressing an investigation with his candidates for Attorney General.
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- New York Magazine 01:55December 19, 2020William Barr’s Double Standard: Mueller’s a Crook and Trump Is InnocentThe FBI was wrong to investigate Trump even if it followed the law.
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- The Guardian 01:28December 17, 2020US set to announce new charges over Lockerbie plane bombingAttorney general William Barr expected to confirm indictment of Mohammed Abouagela MasudUS authorities are expected to unseal charges against a Libyan they accuse of being the master bomb-maker behind the Lockerbie bombing, only days before the anniversary of the terror attack.William Barr, the outgoing US attorney general, is expected to confirm publicly within days that the US has indicted a former Libyan intelligence officer, Mohammed Abouagela Masud, accusing him of completing the device which blew up Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie in Scotland on 21 December 1988. Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 07:31December 16, 2020Trump reportedly asked his lawyer if he could personally appoint a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden before leaving officeThe request would be an extraordinary effort by the president to usurp a process traditionally carried out by the Justice Department.
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- New York Magazine 05:19December 15, 2020William Barr Was Donald Trump, But With a BrainThe departing attorney general could never be quite corrupt enough to suit his boss.
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- Business Insider 03:32December 15, 2020Bill Barr's resignation letter heaps praise on Trump despite reports that the president was increasingly displeased with himThe news of Barr's resignation comes after the long, loyal soldier for the president, broke with Trump over allegations of fraud in the 2020 election.
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- New York Magazine 02:05December 15, 2020Trump: Attorney General William Barr Will Resign Next WeekBarr and Trump were closely aligned until after the election, when the AG refused to sign on to the president’s baseless fraud claims.
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- The Guardian(UK) 01:55December 15, 2020William Barr steps down as Trump's attorney generalBarr had dismissed Trump’s claims of significant voter fraudCritics said he made justice department tool of White HouseThe US attorney general, William Barr, has stepped down from the Trump administration, despite long being seen as a loyalist to the president and who faced accusations throughout his tenure that he had turned the Department of Justice (DoJ) into an obedient servant of the White House. Related: America's top cop is a rightwing culture warrior who hates disorder. What could go wrong? | Lloyd Green Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 01:45December 15, 2020Trump announces Attorney General William Barr will be leaving the Justice Department before ChristmasBarr was one of Trump's most loyal attack dogs, but his fortunes took a turn for the worse when he failed to deliver on investigations Trump demanded.
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- New York Magazine 19:47December 14, 2020William Barr Pressured the FBI to Launder Rudy’s Campaign DirtTrump’s laptop caper remains as ridiculous as ever.
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- Business Insider 19:43December 14, 2020Attorney General Barr reportedly instructed prosecutors not to reveal the Hunter Biden tax probes before the election to keep the DOJ out of politicsTrump is furious with Barr over his refusal to disclose the investigations, and Barr reportedly dismissed Trump's remarks as a "deposed king ranting."
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- Huffington Post UK 19:04December 13, 2020Donald Trump's Absolutely Dreadful Weekend Explained For Brits
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- Business Insider 13:27December 13, 2020Attorney General William Barr is reportedly brushing off Trump's attacks over Hunter Biden investigation as a 'deposed king ranting'Attorney General William Barr is "not intimidated" by President Trump's threats to fire him, a source told CNN.
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- Business Insider 23:34December 12, 2020Trump discussed the possibility of firing Attorney General William Barr during a Friday meeting: reportTrump is reportedly livid that Barr kept the federal investigation into Hunter Biden's taxes under wraps during the 2020 presidential campaign.
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- New York Magazine 04:23December 12, 2020Rudy Giuliani Secretly Got Justice Department to Open Another Hunter Biden ProbeAttorney General William Barr ordered a federal prosecutor to take Rudy’s dirt from Ukraine. The FBI pushed back.
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- New York Magazine 08:34December 11, 2020Trump’s Last-Minute Execution Spree Has BegunThe lethal injection of Brandon Bernard is the first lame-duck federal execution since 1889. Four more inmates are slated to die before Trump is out.
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- Business Insider 06:33December 11, 2020Attorney General Bill Barr reportedly knew about the Hunter Biden tax probes for months but worked to keep them under wraps before the electionThe news will likely infuriate President Donald Trump, who has long been frustrated with Barr and repeatedly came close to firing him.
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- New York Magazine 03:59December 7, 2020Bill Barr Is Reportedly Considering Resigning Before the End of Trump’s TermTrump’s second AG has been the most effective administration figure enabling his authoritarian impulses, but he may not hang around until the end.
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- Huffington Post UK 12:22December 3, 2020The Current State Of Trump's Attempt To Thwart The Election Result
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- Business Insider 07:22December 3, 2020Trump's advisors are frantically trying to stop him from firing Attorney General Barr as the president's fury hits a boiling pointTrump is said to be furious with Barr after he failed to deliver on a politically charged investigation into the origins of the FBI's Russia probe.
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- Business Insider 18:38December 2, 2020Republicans know Trump's attempt to overturn the election is dangerous, but they're too cowardly to fight itThe GOP got sucked into the cult of the Orange Man, now they're too scared to stand up to it — even when it threatens American democracy.
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- Huffington Post UK 03:51December 2, 2020Trump's Attorney General Kept Silent For Weeks As Voter Fraud Conspiracy Theories Spread
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- The Guardian(UK) 01:20December 2, 2020William Barr: no evidence of voter fraud that would change election outcomeAttorney general’s comments come despite Trump’s repeated claims election was stolen and his refusal to concede to Joe BidenUS politics – live coverageWilliam Barr said on Tuesday the US Department of Justice has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. Related: Trump lawyer: ex-election security chief Krebs should be 'taken out and shot' Continue reading...
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- New York Magazine 01:13December 2, 2020Even Bill Barr Is Contradicting Trump on Election FraudThis is another blow to Trump’s flagging efforts to contest his defeat.
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- Breitbart News 00:02December 2, 2020AG Barr Appoints John Durham Special Counsel to Protect Probe of Russia InvestigationAttorney General William Barr revealed Tuesday that he had appointed U.S. Attorney John Durham as a Special Counsel in October to continue his investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, regardless of who took won the election.
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- Breitbart News 23:52December 1, 2020Report: Bill Barr Says DOJ Has Not Uncovered Evidence of Widespread Voter FraudAttorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election, according to an interview he gave to the Associated Press.
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- Breitbart News 08:09November 10, 2020Richard Pilger, Linked to IRS Scandal, Resigns DOJ Post over Voter Fraud MemoRichard Pilger, a prosecutor at the Department of Justice (DOJ) who played a role in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting of conservative groups, resigned Monday evening rather than investigate potential voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election.
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- Business Insider 07:24November 10, 2020The DOJ's top election crimes official stepped down hours after AG Barr authorized investigations into voter fraud in violation of department policyRichard Pilger, who oversaw voter fraud investigations, stepped down after Barr ignored policy meant to keep the DOJ from interfering in elections.
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- Breitbart News 06:47November 10, 2020Brennan: If Pence, Cabinet Had 'Spine and Patriotism' They Would Remove Trump with 25th AmendmentFormer CIA Director John Brennan said Monday on CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time" that Vice President Mike Pence and Cabinet members should invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump before January 20, 2021.
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- Business Insider 06:16November 10, 2020Attorney General William Barr authorizes election investigations — despite a lack of evidence — before states have certified resultsBarr went against policies meant to prevent election interference by the DOJ as Trump refuses to concedes and levels baseless fraud claims.
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- The Guardian(UK) 05:10November 10, 2020Barr tells prosecutors to investigate 'vote irregularities' despite lack of evidenceUS attorney general’s intervention comes as Donald Trump refuses to concede and promotes unfounded claims of voter fraudThe US attorney general, William Barr, has authorized federal prosecutors to begin investigating “substantial allegations” of voter irregularities across the country in a stark break with longstanding practice and despite a lack of evidence of any major fraud having been committed. Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 03:55November 10, 2020Attorney General William Barr Authorizes DOJ to Look into Voting IrregularitiesAttorney General William Barr in a memo issued on Monday authorized the Justice Department (DOJ) to look into voting irregularities in the 2020 presidential election.
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- Breitbart News 07:45November 9, 202039 House Republicans Ask Bill Barr to Ensure Integrity of Voting and Counting ProcessMore than three dozen House Republicans penned a letter to Barr asking him what he is doing to ensure the integrity of the voting process.
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- Business Insider 14:40November 5, 2020The Justice Department said armed federal officers can be sent to investigate fraud in state ballot counting, sending a potentially chilling messageArmed federal officers can investigate fraud at vote counting stations, the New York Times reported, despite established state control over elections.
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- Business Insider 21:08November 1, 2020Pro-Trump demonstrators showed up outside Attorney General William Barr's home demanding he "lock up' Joe BidenBarr reportedly greeted the approximately one dozen protesters, explained his role in investigations, and posed for photos.
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- Business Insider 05:08October 22, 2020Trump is considering firing FBI director Christopher Wray after the election, report saysTrump is reportedly furious that Wray and Attorney General Barr have not launched investigations targeting his Democratic rival Joe Biden.
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- Business Insider 18:37October 21, 2020Justice Department officials say their antitrust lawsuit against Google is not politically motivated — but Trump's shadow will continue to loom over the case, especially if he's reelectedTrump had been consulting with the Justice Department on the lawsuit before it was filed, White House advisor Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday.
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- The Guardian 20:15October 20, 2020Trump asks Barr to investigate dubious claims against Joe and Hunter BidenTrump, trailing in polls, tells attorney general to ‘act fast’Widespread concerns over credibility of Hunter Biden storyUS politics – live coverageWilliam Barr “has to act” and appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Joe Biden and his son Hunter before election day, Donald Trump said on Tuesday, addressing his attorney general via his favorite medium, the Fox & Friends morning show.Hunter Biden is the subject of reports by the New York Post about a laptop hard drive purportedly left at a repair shop in Delaware and obtained by Trump ally Rudy Giuliani. The former New York mayor is now Trump’s personal attorney and his search for political dirt on the Bidens has played out in public, having contributed to Trump’s impeachment for approaches made to Ukraine. Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 16:20October 20, 2020Trump: AG Barr Must 'Act Fast' on Allegations Against Hunter BidenPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Attorney General William Barr to "act fast" on the "major corruption" seen in the allegations of email correspondence showing Hunter Biden, son of 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, getting help from his father to obtain a relationship with Ukrainian energy company Burisma.
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- Business Insider 20:28October 15, 2020AG Bill Barr is in the doghouse after failing to deliver on 2 politically charged investigations Trump demanded before the electionPresident Trump has long claimed both investigations will show proof of a broad conspiracy against him. Nothing to that effect has materialized.
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- Breitbart News 15:15October 14, 2020Report: DOJ Investigation into 'Unmasking' Ends with No ChargesThe Post revealed that the investigation into unmasking ended without charges, though it did not comment on the question of illegal leaks.
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- Coindesk 15:00October 14, 2020The US Crypto Enforcement Framework Is a Warning to International ExchangesThe U.S. Department of Justice’s cryptocurrency enforcement framework is a warning shot to exchanges worldwide: Comply with U.S. law or face the potential wrath of the federal government.
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