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77th and 85th United States Attorney General

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William Barr: 77th and 85th United States Attorney General
William Pelham Barr is an American attorney. He was appointed by Donald Trump as the 85th United States Attorney General. He had previously served in the position from 1991 to 1993. He began his current term on February 14, 2019. Before becoming attorney general the first time, Barr held numerous other posts within the Department of Justice, including serving as Deputy Attorney General from 1990 to 1991. He is a member of the Republican Party.

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News Analysis: Mueller’s Silence Allowed Openings for Trump and Barr to Shape Perception of Inquiry

The special counsel has been absent in public and silent about the case, insulating his office from accusations of leaks but allowing the president and his allies to shape expectations.
NYTimes.com - Published

Dems decline Barr's offer to view a less redacted Mueller report

The proposal would allow 12 members of Congress to review a version of the report with fewer redactions
CBS News - Published

Videos for William Barr

Top Democrats won't rule out impeachment of Trump [Video]Top Democrats won't rule out impeachment of Trump

Top congressional Democrats left the door open on Sunday to the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump, but said they would first need to complete their own investigations into whether he..

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Mueller's Report Contradicts Barr's Statements [Video]Mueller's Report Contradicts Barr's Statements

Attorney General William Barr's "principal conclusions" on special counsel Robert Mueller's report included that Mueller did not make a "traditional prosecutorial judgment" on whether or not President..

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As Mueller Report Finally Rolls Out, Subpoenas Follow In Short Order [Video]As Mueller Report Finally Rolls Out, Subpoenas Follow In Short Order

After a breathless period of teasing the public, Attorney General William Barr on Thursday finally released a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election..

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U.S. House issues subpoena for full Mueller report [Video]U.S. House issues subpoena for full Mueller report

U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler issued a subpoena on Friday to obtain the full Russia investigation report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying he cannot accept a redacted..

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Nadler seeks Barr, Mueller testimony after Nadler seeks Barr, Mueller testimony after "damning" report

Calling the Mueller Report "very damning", U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler told CBS This Morning on Friday that his committee wants to hear testimony from..

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Where There Any Surprises In The Mueller Report? [Video]Where There Any Surprises In The Mueller Report?

The Mueller Report was finally released on Thursday. Politico reports that legal experts and analysts are tearing into the reports 432 pages. What surprises lurked in the two thick volumes released by..

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Top Democrats Say Mueller Report Undercuts Barr Claims On Trump Obstruction [Video]Top Democrats Say Mueller Report Undercuts Barr Claims On Trump Obstruction

According to Reuters, two top Democrats in Congress said that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report undercuts claims by Attorney General William Barr that President Donald Trump did not obstruct..

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Barr On Mueller Report Findings: No Collusion With Russia, No Obstruction Of Justice For Trump [Video]Barr On Mueller Report Findings: No Collusion With Russia, No Obstruction Of Justice For Trump

During a presser describing Robert Mueller's report before its release, Attorney General William Barr said "the special counsel found no collusion" between the Trump campaign and Russians.

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Barr: The President Was 'Frustrated And Angered' By Mueller Russia Investigation [Video]Barr: The President Was 'Frustrated And Angered' By Mueller Russia Investigation

Attorney General William Barr held a press conference to describe the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report detailing the findings of his investigation into Russian interference..

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Report shows 'deeply alarming' acts of obstruction: Schiff [Video]Report shows 'deeply alarming' acts of obstruction: Schiff

U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Representative Adam Schiff on Thursday said U.S. Attorney General William Barr did a "disservice" to the American public by allegedly attempting to put a..

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Mueller shows evidence of Mueller shows evidence of "obstruction of justice'': Nadler

U.S. House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Thursday called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress after the release of a redacted version of his investigation by..

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Top Congressional Democrats Call For Mueller To Testify [Video]Top Congressional Democrats Call For Mueller To Testify

The top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify publicly about his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and..

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US attorney general reiterates Mueller report clears Trump of collusion [Video]US attorney general reiterates Mueller report clears Trump of collusion

US attorney general William Barr reiterates that the Mueller report clears President Donald Trump of collusion, ahead of the long-awaited release of the investigation's findings.

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How Will The Final Mueller Report Be Delivered? [Video]How Will The Final Mueller Report Be Delivered?

On Thursday, the Justice Department will release a redacted version of the special counsel Robert Mueller's final report in the Russia. Congressional sources told NBC News on Wednesday that the report..

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Democrats Blast William Barr's Mueller Report Press Conference [Video]Democrats Blast William Barr's Mueller Report Press Conference

Several democratic lawmakers took to Twitter, slamming Attorney General William Barr following a press conference he held to describe the redacted Mueller report ahead of its public release.

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House Judiciary Committee Officially Requests Mueller Testify Before Congress [Video]House Judiciary Committee Officially Requests Mueller Testify Before Congress

According to Business Insider, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler sent a letter Thursday to former FBI Director and special counsel chief Robert Mueller requesting he testify before Congress. Nadler..

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Barr defends Trump before release of Mueller report [Video]Barr defends Trump before release of Mueller report

Attorney General Barr offered a spirited defense of President Trump ahead of the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, emphasizing that it found..

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Report Is Out [Video]Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Report Is Out

At first glance, the 400-page report seems moderately redacted.

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Barr: White House Viewed Early Version of Mueller Report [Video]Barr: White House Viewed Early Version of Mueller Report

In a press conference Thursday, Attorney General William Barr confirmed the White House reviewed an advance copy of the redacted report.

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US Attorney General Defends Trump [Video]US Attorney General Defends Trump

On Thursday U.S. Attorney General William Barr offered a heartened defense of President Donald Trump ahead of the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s role in the 2016..

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Barr Says Mueller Probe Shows No Collusion [Video]Barr Says Mueller Probe Shows No Collusion

According to Reuters, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not uncover evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed the probe..

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Barr Says Redactions To Mueller Report Were Not Made Due to Executive Privilege [Video]Barr Says Redactions To Mueller Report Were Not Made Due to Executive Privilege

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said most of the redactions made to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report ahead of its release were made to prevent harm to ongoing legal matters. Barr..

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Will The Mueller Report Matter? [Video]Will The Mueller Report Matter?

THE REALITIES OF THE MUELLER REPORT … The big day has finally arrived: Special counsel ROBERT MUELLER’S findings -- with an unknown number of redactions -- are due to be released later this..

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Barr leaves home ahead of Mueller report rollout [Video]Barr leaves home ahead of Mueller report rollout

Attorney General William Barr left his home in McLean, Virginia Thursday morning ahead of his planned release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited Russia report. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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Attorney General William Barr faces a political firestorm after release of the Mueller report

President Trump's new attorney general is facing sharp criticism for his handling of the release of the special counsel's final Trump-Russia report.
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Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr's proposal to limit Mueller report access

Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barr's proposal to allow them access to a less-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert..
Reuters - Published

House Democrats Subpoena Full Mueller Report, and the Underlying Evidence

The subpoena escalates a fight with Attorney General William P. Barr over what material Congress is entitled to see from the special counsel’s investigation.
NYTimes.com - Published

Mueller report offers road map on obstruction. Despite Barr, Congress may use it.

If Congress punts, Trump could face obstruction charges from a future attorney general. The statute of limitations lasts until at least January 2022.
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How Barr’s Excerpts Compare to the Mueller Report’s Findings

Attorney General William P. Barr sent a letter to Congress last month citing brief fragments from the Mueller report. Now that the document is public, his selections are coming under scrutiny.
NYTimes.com - Published

Fact-checking claims by Trump and Barr against Mueller's report

Some of the claims made by the president and attorney general miss the picture presented by special counsel Robert Mueller
CBS News - Published

Comparing Barr’s Excerpts With Mueller’s Report

Attorney General William P. Barr sent a letter to Congress last month citing brief fragments from the Mueller report. Now that the document is public, his selections are coming under scrutiny.
NYTimes.com - Published

Redacted Mueller Report Released: What Have We Learned?

redacted mueller report released: what have we learned?
by Adam Yardley - The investigation into alleged collusion between Russian agents and US President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign has recently come to an end. The final report, summarized..
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2020 Democratic candidates' reaction to Mueller report

Democratic presidential hopefuls on Thursday criticized Attorney General William Barr and called for voters to remove President Trump
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The Mueller report release

Attorney General William Barr continues to frustrate Democrats over the Mueller report.
USATODAY.com - Published

Right, Left and Center React to the Mueller Report

Writers across the political spectrum responded to the public release of the Mueller report and the news conference by Attorney General William P. Barr.
NYTimes.com - Published

Schiff: Mueller found "multiple attempts" by Trump to mislead and interfere

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., accused Attorney General William Barr of misleading the American public about the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller. Watch his..
CBS News - Published

'Is he being held hostage?' Twitter erupts over Rosenstein's stare from behind Barr

Rod Rosenstein had an expressionless look as he stood behind William Barr while he briefed reporters on the Mueller report.
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Mueller report: Attorney General Barr jumped the gun in clearing Trump of obstruction

Contrary to Barr's conclusion, the Mueller report leaves very much open the question of whether President Trump is guilty of obstruction of justice.
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Rep. Nadler: "Disturbing evidence" in Mueller report

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-New York, accused Attorney General William Barr of mischaracterizing the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Nadler says the..
CBS News - Published

Barr’s Defense of Trump Rewards the President With the Attorney General He Wanted

At his news conference before he released the report of the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, Mr. Barr gave a forceful defense of the president.
NYTimes.com - Published

Top Democrats say Mueller report undercuts Barr claims on Trump obstruction

The two top Democrats in Congress said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report undercuts claims by Attorney General William Barr that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice in..
Reuters - Published

President Trump after Barr presser: 'I'm having a good day'

President Donald Trump said he was having a good day a Wounded Warrior event shortly after Attorney General William Barr emphasized "no collusion."
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Who Is William Barr? He Decides What the Public Can See in Mueller’s Report.

The attorney general has decided what parts of Mr. Mueller’s report the public will be allowed to read. Here are five things to know about him.
NYTimes.com - Published

What is a redaction? Its definition and what it means for the Mueller report

The 400-page report on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has been redacted, Attorney General William Barr said. Here's what that means.
USATODAY.com - Published

Highlights: Barr Defends Trump Before Releasing Mueller Report

Attorney General William P. Barr strongly defended President Trump before releasing a redacted version of the special counsel’s report on Russian election interference. Mr. Barr said investigators..
NYTimes.com - Published

Attorney General William Barr is questioned why Robert Mueller is not in attendance

Reporters ask Attorney General Willilam Barr why Robert Mueller is not in attendance for press conference after announcing "no collusion" by Trump.
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Attorney General William Barr adamant Trump had 'no collusion' in 2016 election

Attorney General Barr announced that the special counsel found that while Russia interfered in the 2016 election, there was "no collusion" by Trump.
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Donald Trump reacts to Mueller report: 'It’s called no collusion, no obstruction'

Attorney General William Barr released redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report to Congress and the public on Thursday.
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Mueller probed 10 potential acts of obstruction

Attorney General William Barr says special counsel Robert Mueller's report recounts 10 episodes involving President Donald Trump that were investigated as potential acts of criminal obstruction of..
USATODAY.com - Published

Mueller's Russia report released as attorney general defends Trump

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday offered a spirited defense of President Donald Trump just before releasing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S...
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Five things Attorney General Barr revealed about the Mueller report

U.S. Attorney General William Barr held a news conference on Thursday to provide his account of how he handled Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S...
Reuters - Published

Rod Rosenstein's looked deadpan as William Barr spoke. And Twitter took note

Rod Rosenstein stood with a deadpan expression as Attorney General William Barr briefed reporters on special counsel Robert Muller's report
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Eagerly awaited special counsel Trump-Russia report released

Attorney General William Barr on Thursday released Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, providing details about a 22-month inquiry that cast a shadow over..
Reuters - Published

What is a redaction?

You don't run into redactions in everyday life, but as Attorney General William Barr notes, the Mueller report is full of them.
USATODAY.com - Published

Before Mueller report released, Barr gets his say

After nearly two years of waiting, America is about to get some answers straight from Robert Mueller- but not before President Donald Trump's attorney general has his say. William Barr says he release..
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Watch Live: Trump Speaks After Barr’s News Conference

President Trump, who is attending a White House event for wounded warriors, speaks after Attorney General William P. Barr held a news conference about the Mueller report.
NYTimes.com - Published

Trump Responds to Barr’s Remarks on Mueller Report

President Trump, who was attending a White House event for wounded warriors, spoke after Attorney General William P. Barr held a news conference about the Mueller report’s findings. “I’m having a..
NYTimes.com - Published

Dean to Barr: 'Do your job for the American people'

Democratic lawmaker Madeleine Dean says AG Barr needs to do his "job for the American people." Barr presented his interpretation of the Mueller report's findings at a news conference before providing..
USATODAY.com - Published

Barr defends Trump before release of special counsel's Russia report

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday offered a spirited defense of President Donald Trump ahead of the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S...
Reuters - Published

Barr says redactions to Mueller report were not made due to executive privilege

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that most of the redactions made to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report ahead of its release were made to prevent harm to ongoing legal..
Reuters - Published

Read Barr’s News Conference Remarks Ahead of the Mueller Report Release

Attorney General William P. Barr addressed journalists on Thursday ahead of the release the report by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III.
NYTimes.com - Published

Barr says Mueller probe did not establish Trump coordination with Russia

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find that President Donald Trump or members of his campaign worked with Russia during the..
Reuters - Published

Barr says Mueller did not uncover evidence Trump obstructed Russia probe

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not uncover evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed the probe of whether he or..
Reuters - Published

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: I invited Barr to the Bronx to talk climate change. He said no.

Ocasio-Cortez continued to tease a Kentucky Republican lawmaker for backpedaling on his invitation for her to visit the Bluegrass State.
USATODAY.com - Published

Watch Live: Barr Speaks Before Mueller Report Is Made Public

Attorney General William P. Barr is holding a press conference before the report by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller, will be made available to the public.
NYTimes.com - Published

Barr holds press conference to speak about Mueller report

The Justice Department is expected to release the report to Congress and the public at 11:00 a.m.
CBS News - Published

Barr to discuss executive privilege in Russia report: spokeswoman

U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to address whether executive privilege was invoked by the White House in the Russia report to be released on Thursday and also elaborate on Justice Department..
Reuters - Published

What to look for in Mueller report: Indictable, impeachable, or contemptible conduct

CBS News legal analyst Jonathan Turley, who testified at Attorney General William Barr's confirmation hearing in January and has known him for years, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the impending..
CBS News - Published

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