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US Attorney General William Barr Compares COVID-19 Lockdowns to Slavery
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Seattle Mayor Says AG Barr's Call To Charge Her A 'Chilling' Abuse of Power
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Barr compares coronavirus lockdowns to slavery
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DOJ moves to defend Trump in defamation lawsuit
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Did Bill Barr Defend Voter Fraud Allegations?
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Flynn case to be reheard by appeals court
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Barr fends off Democrats' attacks over protests
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Rep. Swalwell grills Barr on Stone commutation
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Barr 'abetted' Trump's 'worst failings': Nadler
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'What enemies have I indicted?': Barr pushes back
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Nadler to Barr: 'Shame on you'
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Barr under fire for comparing coronavirus lockdowns to slaveryAttorney General William Barr is under fire for comparing coronavirus lockdowns to slavery. Jeff Pegues reports.
House Whip James Clyburn calls Barr's slavery comment the most 'God-awful thing I've ever heard'Barr said Wednesday, "other than slavery," the coronavirus lockdown measures were the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history."
Trump's unrestrained full partner? Attorney General William Barr echoes president in slamming DOJAttorney General William Barr launched an extraordinary rebuke of lawyers under his command that drew parallels to Trump's recriminations against the DOJ.
Attorney General Barr criticizes Black Lives Matter movementAttorney General William Barr criticized the Black Lives Matter movement in a speech Wednesday, accusing activists of exploiting the deaths of Black people at the hands of police for political gain...
Attorney General Barr urges federal charges against violent protestersAttorney General William Barr is calling on U.S. attorneys nationwide to seek federal charges against violent demonstrators. He even suggested invoking the rarely-used sedition law, which can punish..
Attorney General Bill Barr Compares Coronavirus Lockdowns to SlaveryAttorney General Bill Barr believes the calls for nationwide lockdowns and stay-at-home orders to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties" of all time ... you..
Attorney General Barr suggests charging protesters with sedition in call to federal prosecutorsAttorney General William Barr urged federal prosecutors to consider filing sedition charges against violent protesters, USA TODAY was told.
Barr compares coronavirus stay-at-home orders to slaveryAfter slavery, Barr said stay-at-home orders were the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history."
Attorney General William Barr brings up slavery when referring to quarantining during the pandemicThe attorney general made several shocking statements at a Constitution Day event sponsored by Hillsdale College. Catherine Herridge reports from the Department of Justice.
Barr assails DOJ prosecutors, says some are "headhunters"In a rare rebuke by an attorney general of his department's own prosecutors, Barr said they sometimes fixate too much on prominent targets and on "ill-conceived" political probes.
Barr Told Prosecutors to Consider Sedition Charges for Protest ViolenceThe extraordinary suggestion came as the attorney general has emerged as a messenger for President Trump’s re-election campaign.
In an interview, Barr warned of the U.S. going down ‘the socialist path’ if Trump is not re-elected.
Now Trump wants Americans to pay for his defense in a rape-related defamation caseThis is Barr's most egregious act and the logical conclusion of his campaign to remake the DOJ into Trump's personal, taxpayer-funded legal service.
Barr says it’s normal for the Justice Dept. to defend the president in a defamation suit.
White House Asked Justice Dept. to Take Over Defamation Suit Against Trump, Barr SaysThe attorney general argued that the intervention was routine but did not say why the department waited 10 months to step in.
FBI agent ousted by Trump accuses Barr of "political partisanship"In his new book, "Compromised: Counterintelligence and the Threat of Donald J. Trump," Peter Strzok recounts the process investigating then-candidate Trump and makes the case for the president being..
Trump lawyers describe how they first saw Barr's letter, with help from Major GarrettThis week on "The Takeout," President Trump's personal lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Jay Sekulow discuss the conclusion of the Mueller investigation, and how they first got their hands on the attorney..
'We do have two systems of justice in America': Kamala Harris says Barr, Trump in 'different reality' on raceHarris qualified her previous call for the officer in Jacob Blake's shooting to be charged, conceding she is "not in full possession of the facts."
What does it mean if the attorney general is held in contempt of Congress?Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Attorney General William Barr defended his decision not to charge President Trump with obstruction of justice and the way he summarized, and ultimately..
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Hundreds of former DOJ officials call for Attorney General William Barr's resignationMore than 1,100 former Department of Justice officials are calling on Attorney General William Barr to step down. In a letter, former employees cite the department's recent intervention in the..
'False narrative': AG Barr rejects claims of an 'epidemic' of police shootings of unarmed Black suspectsAttorney General William Barr says the idea that there is an epidemic of police shootings of unarmed Black suspects is "a false narrative."
President Trump pays controversial visit to Kenosha, WisconsinPresident Trump and Attorney General William Barr visited Kenosha, Wisconsin, following days of protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe and..
Barr issues new rules for FBI surveillance of political figuresBarr implemented new restrictions on the bureau in a pair of memos released Tuesday.
AG Barr: 'What happened to the Trump presidential campaign ... must never happen again'Attorney General William Barr issued restrictions on the FBI's ability to conduct surveillance of elected officials following Carter Page wiretap errors.
As Trump hammers 'law and order' message at RNC, Barr's DOJ takes 'like it or not' approachAs Donald Trump hits a "law and order" theme at the Republican National Convention, Attorney General Barr takes it to streets with Operation Legend.
Barr says he would be "vehemently opposed" to pardoning SnowdenPresident Trump floated the idea of pardoning Edward Snowden in a press conference last week.
Barr announces 1,000 arrests, including suspects in 90 murders under Operation LegendFeds announce more than 1,000 arrests, including suspects in 90 murders as part of Operation Legend
Critics raise concerns over politicization of Barr's Justice Department investigationsTwo law professors, including a senior prosecutor in the Mueller investigation, are sounding the alarm about investigations initiated by Attorney General William Barr that they say are being influenced..
Barr says there will be a development in Durham investigation FridayThough he said in an interview with Fox News that the development would not be "earth-shattering," he also said the investigation's timeline wouldn't be "dictated" by the election schedule.
Fact Checking the Portland Protests: How Violent Are They?Attorney General William P. Barr said protesters had used fireworks, Tasers, pellet guns and lasers to target federal officers in Portland.
Fact Check: How Violent Are the Portland Protests?Attorney General William P. Barr said protesters had used fireworks, Tasers, pellet guns and lasers to target federal officers in Portland.
Barr, Nadler clash on federal response to unrestAttorney General William Barr clashed with the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee over the federal response to unrest in U.S. cities. (July 28)
Bill Barr to House lawmakers: Portland riots are 'an assault' on US governmentAttorney General William Barr's testimony comes as part of House Democrats' investigations into alleged politicization of the Justice Department.
Barr to Testify on Protest Response, Mueller Inquiry and Other IssuesThe attorney general heads to Capitol Hill this morning to testify for the first time more than a year.
Barr's House appearance, Emmy nominations, NFL training camps: 5 things to know TuesdayAttorney General William Barr is expected to address a House committee, the Emmy nominations will be announced and more news to start your Tuesday.
The unethical William Barr: 27 lawyers, 4 powerful allegations of dishonesty and deceitLawyers' complaint is shocking evidence of Barr's mendacity and a warning for us: He's America's most important public lawyer, and we can't trust him.
Barr to Testify on Capitol Hill for First Time in More Than a YearThe attorney general is expected to be pressed on a host of issues, including the federal response to nationwide protests and his handling of the criminal cases of Trump advisers.
Barr Urges U.S. Companies to Resist Serving as ‘Pawns’ for ChinaThe attorney general accused several companies by name of appeasing an authoritarian government to preserve access to a huge consumer market.
AG Barr suggests China is 'stealing the future' as he pushes Trump administration's attacks on BeijingAttorney General William Barr: China employing 'unlawful tactics' in pursuit of global supremacy
Attorney General William Barr was once widely respected. Thanks to Trump, not anymore.Barr's repeated interventions in the Justice Department in support of Trump's political goals have blackened what was once a sterling reputation.
Top Manhattan Prosecutor Ousted by Trump Details FiringGeoffrey S. Berman told House investigators about a tense meeting in a luxury hotel room in which Attorney General William P. Barr pressured him to resign and he refused.
Geoffrey Berman to testify before House Judiciary Committee on circumstances of his firingGeoffrey Berman was fired by the president last month following an extraordinary and highly public clash with Attorney General William Barr.
Attorney General Barr shouldn't make unfounded claims about the dangers of mail-in voting.The one thing most likely to undercut public confidence in the integrity of the ballot is the false narrative being peddled by the attorney general.
U.S. Attorney Ousted by Barr Will Testify Privately Before CongressThe interview with Geoffrey S. Berman, the former top federal prosecutor in Manhattan, is part of Democrats’ inquiry into potential Justice Department politicization.
Supreme Court clears way for federal executions to resumeAttorney General William Barr announced last year the federal government would conduct its first executions since 2003 using the drug pentobarbital
Attorney General Barr creates task force to investigate anti-government extremistsThe Justice Department is taking aim at extremist groups that officials said sowed chaos during protests over the death of George Floyd.
Senate Panel Moves to Empower Justice Dept. Watchdog Over Barr’s ObjectionsAttorneys general have long sought to stop a proposed expansion of the authority of the department’s independent inspector general.
Bombshell Testimony Against Trump and BarrDamning testimony and election warnings. This is your morning tip sheet.
Fmr SDNY: Berman firing a 'fire alarm moment'While the standoff between Attorney General William Barr and the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan has ended, one former Assistant US Attorney is unsure the story is over. (June 22)