Trump's bid to militarize the US response to the protests has triggered a rare outpouring of condemnation from former US military officials, including Trump's first defense secretary, Jim Mattis.
Bowser said she had authorized the deployment of DC National Guard units as part of her response to the coronavirus pandemic, but did not request other military units.
William Barr is growing increasingly exasperated with the president commenting on ongoing Justice Department investigations on the social media platform.
More than 1,000 former department officials and legislators have now called for Barr to resign following Trump's twitter interference into the sentencing of Roger Stone.
Barr rejected the idea that President Donald Trump bore any of the blame for the national rise in antisemitism
Barr launched a review earlier this year to investigate Trump's complaints that his campaign was improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 election.
It was an unusual decision that is similar to the handling of a July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that is at the heart of the current impeachment inquiry into Trump
Trump has accused the whistleblower and White House officials who gave the whistleblower information of being spies and suggested they may be guilty of treason.