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August 06, 2019 - 2:21 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran FBI agent who wrote derogatory text messages about Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday charging that the bureau caved to "unrelenting pressure" from the president when it fired him. The suit from Peter Strzok also alleges he was unfairly...
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August 02, 2019 - 2:27 pm
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 40 elected state and local prosecutors on Friday challenged Attorney General William Barr's bid to give himself more authority in deciding whether to deport immigrants with criminal convictions. Barr wants to change immigration rules that...
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July 25, 2019 - 11:28 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday that it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003. Five inmates who have been sentenced to death are scheduled to be executed starting in December. In 2014,...
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Jeff Katz
July 16, 2019 - 4:38 pm
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Friday to uphold President Donald Trump's decisions to withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities, according to a report from Breitbart. President Trump's administration made the decision to withhold certain federal law enforcement grant money to...
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Jeff Katz
June 03, 2019 - 5:22 pm
If you're wondering why the left treats Attorney General William Barr with such disdain, look no further than this piece by David Catron. Read it here .
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May 31, 2019 - 8:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Attorney General William Barr says special counsel Robert Mueller could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. Barr says in an interview with "CBS This...
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Jeff Katz
May 16, 2019 - 3:10 pm
Attorney General William Barr didn't pull his punches when he ran into Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday on the sidelines of a Capitol Hill event. According to a source close to the attorney general, Barr approached her in a holding tent after the National Peace Officers Memorial Service and asked...
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Jeff Katz
May 14, 2019 - 11:13 am
Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection efforts targeting the Trump campaign were "lawful and appropriate." John Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, will conduct the investigation...
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Jeff Katz
May 13, 2019 - 4:22 pm
Ever since the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress, more and more Democratic lawmakers are putting out the possibility of arresting the Justice Department leader in a bid to force cooperation -- despite party leaders signaling opposition to...
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Jeff Katz
May 02, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) dismissed Sen. Mazie Hirono’s (D-HI) questioning of Attorney General William Barr Wednesday, saying that she “slandered” Barr “from top to bottom.” To watch the video and read more, click here .
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