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May 14, 2019 - 8:17 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was "lawful and appropriate," a person familiar with the issue...
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May 09, 2019 - 8:24 pm
Two weeks after former Attorney General Michael Mukasey embarrassed CNN host Chris Cuomo on his own show by calling out how his was “misleading a lot of people,” he was back again to best Cuomo and spoon feed him the law on executive privilege, releasing grand jury material, and obtaining FISA...
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May 02, 2019 - 8:20 am
By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr plans to skip a House Judiciary hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's report , escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justice Department. Barr's decision — he cites a...
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April 10, 2019 - 8:45 am
By ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is returning to Capitol Hill for a second time this week as lawmakers, the White House and the American public anxiously await his release of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report . Barr...
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April 09, 2019 - 8:14 am
By ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is facing members of Congress on Tuesday for the first time since taking office — and amid intense speculation over his review of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. Barr isn't coming...
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February 11, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Richmond, VA (AP) _ Some black clergy and community leaders say they forgive Gov. Ralph Northam for wearing blackface three decades ago and want to give him a second chance.   Eight leaders held a news conference on the steps of the state Capitol on Monday. Northam has resisted widespread calls for...
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February 06, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Richmond, VA _ Amid a seemingly endless array of scandalous revelations at the state capitol, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox issued the following statement on Wednesday: “The last seven days have been tumultuous for our Commonwealth. The revelations against and admissions by the...
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January 15, 2019 - 8:18 am
by Michael Balsamo & Eric Tucker WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee will have to navigate his confirmation hearing skillfully, emphasizing his support for Trump's policies while assuring Democrats he will act independently and won't interfere with the special...
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August 31, 2018 - 2:49 pm
By TOM McELROY , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against his charitable foundation by New York's attorney general, arguing that it was politically motivated. In the motion Thursday, Trump attorney Alan S. Futerfas argued...
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August 01, 2018 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called Wednesday for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to put an end to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, a day after Trump's former campaign chairman went on trial. Taking to Twitter to complain about the ongoing Russia investigation, Trump said...
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