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Justice Dept. Denies House Panel’s Request for Officials to Appear

NYTimes.com Tuesday, 22 September 2020
The department cited what it called Democrats’ “scolding and insulting” of Attorney General William P. Barr at a contentious hearing in July.

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William Barr William Barr 77th and 85th United States Attorney General

Trump Calls on Barr to ‘Act’ Against Biden Before Election

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Third Justice Dept. Prosecutor Publicly Denounces Barr

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Attorney General Barr Attended 'Super-Spreader' WH Event, But Won't Self-Quarantine [Video]

Attorney General Barr Attended 'Super-Spreader' WH Event, But Won't Self-Quarantine

US Attorney General William Barr was potentially exposed to the novel coronavirus at a White House reception where attendees didn't wear masks. However, Business Insider reports Barr has refused to self-quarantine. The September 26 reception for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett has since been identified as a possible superspreader event. That designation came after several Republican lawmakers and White House associates announced they had tested positive for coronavirus.

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US Attorney General William Barr Compares COVID-19 Lockdowns to Slavery [Video]

US Attorney General William Barr Compares COVID-19 Lockdowns to Slavery

Attorney General William Barr made the comments on Wednesday while onstage for an event at Hillsdale College.

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Seattle Mayor Says AG Barr's Call To Charge Her A 'Chilling' Abuse of Power [Video]

Seattle Mayor Says AG Barr's Call To Charge Her A 'Chilling' Abuse of Power

For months, Seattle has dealt with nightly protests. Some have become violent. Some have become deadly. Some protesters camped out and occupied the area outside Seattle police's East Precinct building in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Protesters dubbed it the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. And according to CNN, US Attorney General William Barr was not happy about it. Despite White House threats, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan refused to allow federal troops to move the protesters out.

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Biden, Trump show opposing views as COVID-19 surges [Video]

Biden, Trump show opposing views as COVID-19 surges

[NFA] President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden gave starkly contrasting messages on Saturday about the coronavirus pandemic, taking their campaigns for the White House on the road as COVID-19 cases surged again. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

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Kamala Harris travels to Ohio to urge early voting

Democrat vice-presidential running mate Kamala Harris traveled to Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday to attend a campaign event.Joe Biden's


Biden doesn't want events to be 'super-spreaders'

US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told supporters in Pennsylvania on Saturday that he misses up-close campaigning but doesn't want his events to..

Joe Biden Had Close Ties With Police Leaders. Will They Help Him Now?

His proposed solution to addressing both urgent calls for police reform and animosity from law enforcement toward Democrats is one he’s long relied on: He’ll..

Mike Espy's Senate race in Mississippi is getting a fresh look from Democrats, including Barack Obama. Here's why

Democratic Senate candidate Mike Espy is getting new attention in deeply red Mississippi as donations pour in after Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.


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