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U.S. President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr participate in a presentation ceremony

As Trump challenges Biden victory, A-G Barr OKs fraud probes

Judges have tossed out lawsuits in Michigan and Georgia, and experts say Trump's legal efforts have little chance of changing the election result.

By REUTERS
10/11/2020

US Attorney General Barr says the left wants to tear down system

Barr also told a Fox News TV host he was worried that an increase in mail-in voting could lead to a contested presidential election in November.

By REUTERS
10/08/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr participate in a presentation ceremony

US A-G William Barr to defend use of federal agents in Portland protests

Tuesday will mark the first time that Barr has appeared before the House Judiciary Committee since taking the helm of the Justice Department in February of last year.

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump departs after delivering his State of the Union address to a joint sessi

US prosecutor who has investigated Trump lawyer refuses to resign

The standoff marks the latest in a series of unusual actions by Attorney General William Barr that critics say are meant to benefit Trump politically.

By REUTERS
20/06/2020

Trump wanted to deploy 10,000 troops in Washington DC, official says

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.

By REUTERS
07/06/2020

Washington mayor says out-of-state troops should leave US capital

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.

By REUTERS
04/06/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr participate in a presentation ceremony

US A-G may quit over Trump's tweeting about the Justice Department

William Barr is growing increasingly exasperated with the president commenting on ongoing Justice Department investigations on the social media platform.

AG Barr considering quitting over Trump tweets - Washington Post

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.

By REUTERS
19/02/2020
Three people are killed in a kosher supermarket in Jersey City by two members of the anti-Semitic Bl

A-G William Barr blames ‘militant progressivism’ for antisemitism

Barr rejected the idea that President Donald Trump bore any of the blame for the national rise in antisemitism

By BEN SALES/JTA
29/01/2020

Barr launches criminal investigation into 'Russia-gate' probe

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.

By REUTERS
25/10/2019
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