Stories tagged: William Barr
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 2:14 p.m.
Last month, U.S. Attorney General William Barr booked President Donald Trump’s D.C. hotel for a 200-person holiday party in December that is likely to deliver Trump’s business more than $30,000 …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Washington state joins challenge of Attorney General William Barr’s bid to give himself more authority in deciding whether to deport immigrants with criminal convictions.
Wed., July 17, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
The Democratic-controlled House voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to a decision to add a citizenship …
Mon., July 8, 2019, 1:54 p.m.
Attorney General William Barr on Monday accused Democrats of trying to create a “public spectacle” by subpoenaing Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 10:18 p.m.
Attorney General William Barr has declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska, clearing the way for the Justice Department to award more than $10 million to combat crime in rural …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 2:27 p.m.
Attorney General William Barr is working with CIA Director Gina Haspel and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to examine intelligence methods used during the Russia investigation
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 11:01 a.m.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the battle between the Democrat-led House …
Sun., May 5, 2019
If Shakespeare had titled Attorney General William Barr’s appearance on Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he would have called it “Much Ado About Nothing.”
Sat., May 4, 2019
The worst thing that Attorney General William P. Barr did this week arguably had nothing to do with possible contempt of Congress or the Mueller report. It had to do …
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has given Attorney General William Barr one last shot to accommodate lawmakers seeking access to a more complete version of special counsel Robert …
Fri., May 3, 2019
Congress has a decision to make about impeachment, and voters have a decision to make about Trump. Hearing from Robert Mueller will inform those choices.
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 7:44 p.m.
Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump’s Justice Department. House …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
Attorney General William Barr defended his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report on Wednesday amid new revelations that Mueller expressed frustration to Barr about how the attorney general …
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
A Justice Department official says special counsel Robert Mueller expressed concern to Attorney General William Barr about how the findings of his Russia investigation were being portrayed
Sat., April 20, 2019
The theater of the absurd of the past three years has reached an end for President Trump, his family and campaign team. It is the beginning of the end for …
Fri., April 19, 2019, 10:07 a.m.
A defiant President Donald Trump is unleashing tweets targeting former members of his administration who told special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators he tried numerous times to try to stop or …
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 1:35 p.m.
President Donald Trump and his attorney general are distorting the facts when it comes to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in the Russia investigation.
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
For nearly two years, President Donald Trump and his allies sought to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, attacking investigators’ credibility and playing down their findings. As a redacted …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 1:54 p.m.
The special counsel’s Trump-Russia report will be out on Thursday for all to see. But not all of it.
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Attorney General William Barr declared Wednesday he believes “spying did occur” on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, suggesting the origins of the Russia investigation may have been mishandled and aligning himself …
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday that he expects to release a redacted version of the special counsel’s Trump-Russia investigation report “within a week” as he defended his handling of …
Sat., March 30, 2019
Donald Trump’s new attorney general has gifted his boss with the one thing the president needed but couldn’t buy: Time.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 9:07 p.m.
Attorney General William Barr was reviewing the special counsel’s confidential report on the Russia investigation Saturday to determine what should be made public after a nearly two-year probe that cast …
Sat., March 23, 2019
Absolutely nothing prevents Robert Mueller’s report from becoming public. Indeed, the relevant sources of law give Attorney General William Barr all the latitude in the world to make it public.
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 12:31 p.m.
William Barr has been attorney general for just one week but is on the cusp of staring down what will almost certainly be the most consequential decision of his long …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as attorney general, placing the veteran government official and lawyer atop the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in …
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
Lawmakers and commentators have expressed consternation over attorney general nominee William Barr’s refusal to commit to make Robert Mueller’s report public. But Barr is absolutely correct.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 4:10 p.m.
Vowing “I will not be bullied,” President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere …