William Barr

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
The new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison attends a news conference in Canberra, Australia Au
Trump pressed Australian PM to help in probe of Mueller inquiry origins

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

By REUTERS
01/10/2019
U.S. House impeachment probe intensifies as Trump rages about inquiry

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.

By REUTERS
01/10/2019
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