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DOJ Sends Letter Warning City, County Against Ongoing Stay-At-Home Orders [Video]

DOJ Sends Letter Warning City, County Against Ongoing Stay-At-Home Orders

A source inside the DOJ told CBS2 there was concern that Attorney General Bill Barr was behind the threat — part of a plan to pressure Democratic states to open quickly in an effort to help the..

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Pennsylvania Working On Guidelines To Allow Sports To Return [Video]

Pennsylvania Working On Guidelines To Allow Sports To Return

Gov. Wolf said he has been in touch with major professional organizations.

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Trump: ‘I Learned A Lot From Richard Nixon’ [Video]

Trump: ‘I Learned A Lot From Richard Nixon’

President Donald Trump says he learned a very important lesson from fellow impeached president Richard Nixon: Don’t fire people.

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AG Barr Says “Draconian” Lockdown Measures Should Be Re-Examined in May [Video]

AG Barr Says “Draconian” Lockdown Measures Should Be Re-Examined in May

With the coronavirus lockdown keeping people self-isolating in their homes, Attorney General Bill Barr says the quote, “draconian” social distancing measures should be relaxed in May. Veuer’s..

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'Talk with your lawyer, Bill Barr:' Kamala Harris warns Trump against attempt to 'suppress the vote'

"Mr. President, it is a federal crime to withhold money from states with the purpose of interfering with people's right to vote," Sen. Harris said.
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Trump ‘Surprised’ by Barr Saying Criminal Investigation Into Obama, Biden Unlikely

Attorney General *Bill Barr* today addressed the ongoing investigation of U.S. Attorney *John Durham* into the origins of the Russia probe, saying he doesn't expect it will "lead to a criminal..
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Barr says he does not expect criminal investigation of Obama or Biden as result of Durham probe

Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday said he does not expect U.S. Attorney John Durham’s review into the origins of the Russia probe will lead to a “criminal investigation” of either former..
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Bill Barr under fire for comments about policing

Attorney General William Barr is igniting fresh controversy over comments about policing. Some see it as a threat to communities of color. Jeff Pegues reports.
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Barr reportedly considered resigning over Trump's tweets

President Trump has kept up his barrage of tweets about the Justice Department, even as Attorney General Bill Barr considered quitting if he doesn't stop. Ben Tracy has the latest.
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Bill Barr’s Junk Justice

And when it comes to coronavirus, are we too quick to blame the sick?
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Mitch McConnell is pushing the Senate to pass a law that would let the FBI collect Americans' web browsing history without a warrant

mitch mcconnell is pushing the senate to pass a law that would let the fbi collect americans' web browsing history without a warrant
· The Senate is expected to vote Wednesday to renew the 2001 PATRIOT Act, and Mitch McConnell is pushing an amendment to the law that would expand the FBI's surveillance powers. · An amendment..
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Chuck Todd Apologizes for Segment on Bill Barr, Says ‘That Was Not Our Edit… We Only Saw the Shorter of Two Clips’

Chuck Todd Apologizes for 'Meet the Press' Commentary on AG Bill Barr, But Says 'That Was Not Our Edit' of CBS News Clip
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Lawyers must call male runners 'trans females' in athletics lawsuit

CNA Staff, May 11, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- Attorneys are calling for a federal judge to recuse himself from a transgender sports case, after the judge instructed that they use terminology for gender..
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Hundreds of former DOJ employees call on Barr to resign after Flynn decision

Hundreds of former Justice Department employees called on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign after his decision to move to drop the case against former national security adviser Gen. Mike Flynn. 
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DOJ Spox Blasts Chuck Todd for Coverage of Barr Interview on Flynn: ‘Deceptive Editing/Commentary’

A DOJ spokesperson scolded Meet the Press host *Chuck Todd* over the "deceptive editing" he presented of *Bill Barr's* recent interview defending the department dropping the case against *Michael..
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Bill Barr Twisted My Words in Dropping the Flynn Case. Here’s the Truth.

The F.B.I.’s interview of Mr. Flynn was constitutional, lawful and for a legitimate counterintelligence purpose.
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Ex-Prosecutor Glenn Kirschner Rips ‘Pathetic Embarrassing Joke’ Bill Barr: ‘His Time in the Barrel is Coming’

Former federal prosecutor Glenn Kirschner told SiriusXM host Dean Obeidallah that Attorney General William Barr is going to have "his time in the barrel" when a "law-abiding president" takes office in..
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Leaked Phone Call Reveals Obama Slamming Trump Admin’s Pandemic Response, Dropping of Flynn Case: ‘Absolute Chaotic Disaster’

leaked phone call reveals obama slamming trump admin’s pandemic response, dropping of flynn case: ‘absolute chaotic disaster’
In leaked phone call, former President Barack Obama blasts Trump's pandemic response as "disaster" and warns AG Bill Barr dropping the Michael Flynn Case: 'Rule of law is at risk'
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Adam Schiff Fires Back at AG Bill Barr’s Justification for Dropping Flynn Case: ‘You Can’t Gaslight History’

Congressman Adam Schiff fires back at Attorney General Bill Barr's justification for dropping the General Mike Flynn case: 'You can't gaslight history'
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20 million more unemployed and the stock market is rising? Why?

20 million more unemployed and the stock market is rising? why?
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‘This is What FASCISM Sounds Like’: Bill Barr Ripped for Saying ‘History is Written By The Winners’ After Skating Flynn

Attorney General William Barr was ripped Thursday night for telling CBS News' Catherine Herridge that "history is written by the winners" hours after all charges were dropped against Michael Flynn.
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White House won't modify argument before Supreme Court on invalidating ObamaCare

The White House will not be altering its hardline approach when it comes to pushing for the complete invalidation of the Affordable Care Act, President Trump said Wednesday, amid reports that Attorney..
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Barr pushes White House to not seek full invalidation of ObamaCare at Supreme Court

Attorney General Bill Barr has been urging the White House to back off from its current position seeking the complete elimination of the Affordable Care Act in a lawsuit scheduled to be heard by the..
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Ted Cruz Urges Bill Barr To Investigate Crack Downs On Religious Freedom

'I also strongly urge you to investigate local officials'
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NYPD cracks down on another big funeral, stoking tensions

NEW YORK (AP) — Tensions between police and members of New York City’s Hasidic Jewish community flared again Thursday as officers interrupted a crowded funeral procession to crack down on social..
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Barr tells federal prosecutors to 'be on the lookout' for overly restrictive coronavirus shutdown orders

Attorney General Bill Barr has instructed federal prosecutors to "be on the lookout" for overly restrictive state and local shutdown orders that may infringe on people's constitutional rights.
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Bill Barr Memo Orders U.S. Attorneys To Be On The ‘Lookout’ For Civil Liberties Violations Amidst Coronavirus Crisis

'Prohibit discrimination against religious institutions and religious believers'
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Kamala Harris Cheers Fox News’ Chris Wallace for Slamming Bill Barr: ‘Good for Him’

A rare instance of a leading Democratic senator praising a Fox News anchor. For his criticism of the Trump administration, of course.
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Barr: DOJ may side with citizens who sue states over 'onerous' coronavirus restrictions

Attorney General Bill Barr took a clear swipe Tuesday at state restrictions on citizens during the coronavirus pandemic, indicating not only that people could sue over measures that go too far but..
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Barr: DOJ may take legal action against governors if coronavirus restrictions too strict

During a Tuesday interview on "The Hugh Hewitt Show," Attorney General Bill Barr said the Department of Justice (DOJ) may have to push back against governors who exceed their authority with regard to..
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Schiff, Nadler call for DOJ inspector general review of Barr comments related to Trump firing of ICIG

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday called for the Justice Department inspector general to review comments made by Attorney..
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Sen. Kennedy urges Barr to deny early prison release for Bernie Madoff, Alan Stanford

Sen. John Kennedy, citing the coronavirus crisis, urged Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday to deny early prison releases for Allen Stanford, Bernie Madoff and others who have been convicted of..
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DOJ Sent Bill Barr’s Anti-Mueller Talking Points to Fox News Before Barr Was Confirmed as Attorney General

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Attorney General Bill Barr Intervenes In Mississippi Church Case, Says City Appeared To ‘Single Churches Out’ In Social Distancing Orders

The case ‘strongly suggests that the city’s actions target religious conduct’
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Bill Barr: POTUS ‘Did The Right Thing’ By Firing Inspector General Who Handled Ukraine Whistleblower Complaint

'The president was correct in firing him'
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Bill Barr Says Evidence From Durham Probe Is ‘Troubling,’ Report Of Investigation Is ‘Likely’

'We are going to get to the bottom of it'
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Bill Barr Calls For End To ‘Draconian’ Coronavirus Restrictions On May 1

'I think we have to allow people to adapt more than we have'
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AG Bill Barr Touts Hyrdoxychloroquine as ‘Very Promising,’ Claims Press Waging ‘Jihad’ Against Drug to Attack Trump

Attorney General Bill Barr touts hyrdoxychloroquine as 'very promising,' claims press is waging 'jihad' against the drug to attack President Trump
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Trump announces enhanced narcotic operations amid coronavirus, deploys destroyers and Air Force assets

Flanked by Attorney General Bill Barr and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper at the White House coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, President Trump announced a new "counternarcotics operation" in the..
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House Dems call for release of 'as many prisoners as possible' due to coronavirus pandemic

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter Monday to Attorney General Bill Barr asking him to "release as many prisoners as possible" as federal prisons work to deal with uniquely..
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Australian Minister Tests Positive For Coronavirus — Met With Ivanka Trump And Bill Barr Last Week In D.C.

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Barr backs FISA overhaul bill, says it will protect against future 'abuse and misuse'

Attorney General Bill Barr on Wednesday said he supports the passage of the new Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act bill, which he says contains new provisions that “will protect against abuse and..
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Dan Abrams: Federal Judge Not Trusting DOJ’s Mueller Report Redactions a ‘Stunning Rebuke’ to AG Barr

Dan Abrams said that the content of federal Judge Reggie Walton's order demanding the unredacted Mueller report constitutes a "stunning rebuke" of Attorney General Bill Barr.
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Judge orders review of Mueller report redactions

A federal judge criticized Attorney General Bill Barr for "lack of candor" and "calculated attempt to influence public discourse."
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Bill Barr announces elder fraud prosecution data for past year

Scams targeting the elderly are usually foreign-based, like the "Nigerian prince" scheme or robocalls involving the impersonation of a U.S. government official who demands money from targets.
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Barr pitches GOP lawmakers on FISA reforms to clean up Russia probe 'mess'

Attorney General Bill Barr met with GOP Senators Tuesday to outline plans to reform the FISA warrant process.
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Federal lawyers are accountable to ethics and the public, not Donald Trump and Bill Barr

Do the right thing and ensure that American justice is done without fear or favor. You'll be judged kindly by history and your fellow lawyers.
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Trump Ally Roger Stone Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

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Roger Stone was sentenced to 40 months — or 3 years and 4 months — in prison Thursday morning for impeding Trump-Russia investigation. Stone, who worked as a campaign adviser for Trump, was..
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Steve Doocy Calls Out Dems ‘Double Standard’ on Barr, Trump: ‘Where Was the Outrage’ for Eric Holder?

Fox & Friends host *Steve Doocy* called out Democrats for having a "double standard" with their criticisms of President *Donald Trump* and Attorney General *Bill Barr*.
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Dan Abrams Says Trump Interference is ‘Embarrassing’ Bill Barr: ‘This is About Disrespect’

Tuesday’s reports that Attorney General William Barr was considering resigning over interference from President Donald Trump have largely been received with a heavy dose of cynicism by political..
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Twitter Calls ‘Bullsh*t’ On Report that Bill Barr ‘Considering’ Resignation Over Trump’s Tweets

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There are a lot of political media followers who announced their skepticism of a new report saying Attorney General *Bill Barr* might quit his job.
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