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77th and 85th United States Attorney General

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William Barr: 77th and 85th United States Attorney General
William Pelham Barr is an American attorney and government official and the 77th and 85th United States Attorney General. Barr's second stint in the post began in February 2019 during the Donald Trump administration, as he previously served as the 77th Attorney General from 1991 to 1993 during the George H. W. Bush administration.

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Trump vows to send troops into cities as protests rage [Video]

Trump vows to send troops into cities as protests rage

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to use force to end violent protests in American cities. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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Trump Wants To Label Antifa As A Terrorist Group [Video]

Trump Wants To Label Antifa As A Terrorist Group

President Donald Trump said the government will label anti-fascist group Antifa a terrorist organization. According to Reuters, legal experts believe the action would be hard to execute. Several top..

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Trump offers to send troops to quell Minnesota violence [Video]

Trump offers to send troops to quell Minnesota violence

President Trump offered to send U.S. military troops to Minneapolis "quickly" to help deal with an outbreak of violence that was said to be instigated by anarchists and outside agitators. Conway G...

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Investigation of Floyd's death 'top priority' for DOJ -U.S. Attorney [Video]

Investigation of Floyd's death 'top priority' for DOJ -U.S. Attorney

U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota Erica MacDonald said on Thursday it was "imperative" that the probe into the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man in Minneapolis, be "done right and..

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Attorney General William Barr Looking Into Reviewing FBI's Russia Investigation [Video]

Attorney General William Barr Looking Into Reviewing FBI's Russia Investigation

Attorney General William Barr is taking action toward the FBI’s Russia investigation. A Justice Department spokesperson said he’s looking into an outside prosecutor to review “unmasking”..

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Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen exits prison early over coronavirus fears [Video]

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen exits prison early over coronavirus fears

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, returned to his New York home on Thursday after being released early from a federal prison due to concerns he could be exposed to..

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SCOTUS blocks disclosure of unredacted Mueller report [Video]

SCOTUS blocks disclosure of unredacted Mueller report

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked the disclosure to a Democratic-led House of Representatives committee of grand jury material redacted by President Donald Trump's administration from former..

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Flynn asks appeals court to toss criminal charges [Video]

Flynn asks appeals court to toss criminal charges

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday asked a U.S. appeals court to force a judge to dismiss the criminal charges against him as requested by the Justice..

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Barr dispels 'Obamagate' claims to Trump's surprise [Video]

Barr dispels 'Obamagate' claims to Trump's surprise

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Monday he does not expect a Justice Department review of the FBI's handling of 2016 election interference to lead to criminal investigation of former..

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FBI phone probe links Florida shooter to al Qaeda [Video]

FBI phone probe links Florida shooter to al Qaeda

The FBI cracked the iPhone encryption of the Royal Saudi Air Force trainee who killed three American sailors in a December attack at a U.S. naval base in Florida and found evidence linking him to al..

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Trump 'surprised' Barr not investigating Obama [Video]

Trump 'surprised' Barr not investigating Obama

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was surprised that Attorney General William Barr opted not to look at former President Barack Obama in a Justice Department review of the FBI's handling of..

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Barr Said FBI Unlocked Phone That Links Al Qaeda To Saudi Man Who Killed Three At Florida Base [Video]

Barr Said FBI Unlocked Phone That Links Al Qaeda To Saudi Man Who Killed Three At Florida Base

Attorney General William Barr gave an update on the Royal Saudi Air Force trainee who killed three American sailors. The FBI cracked the iPhone encryption of the man who made the December attack at a..

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Trump Surprised Obama Won't Be Part Of Justice Department Review Of The 2016 Russia Probe [Video]

Trump Surprised Obama Won't Be Part Of Justice Department Review Of The 2016 Russia Probe

Attorney General William Barr chose to not look into former President Barack Obama. Obama is not being considered in a Justice Department review of the FBI’s handling of the 2016 Russia probe...

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Former Trump campaign aide Manafort released from prison amid coronavirus [Video]

Former Trump campaign aide Manafort released from prison amid coronavirus

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, was released on Wednesday from a federal prison in Pennsylvania to serve out the rest of his term in home confinement due to the..

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U.S. AG Barr says 'history is written by the winners' [Video]

U.S. AG Barr says 'history is written by the winners'

U.S. Attorney General William Barr defended the decision to drop criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn in an interview with CBS.

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Senator Wants The Attorney General To Open A Criminal Investigation Into Amazon [Video]

Senator Wants The Attorney General To Open A Criminal Investigation Into Amazon

Republican Sen. Josh Hawley has come after Apple, Google and TikTok but now he’s focusing on Amazon. Hawley asked Attorney General William Barr to open a “criminal” case against Amazon. According..

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U.S., allies should consider Nokia, Ericsson investments to counter Huawei: Barr

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday stressed the threat posed by Huawei Technologies and said the United States and its allies should consider investing in Finland's Nokia and Sweden's..
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Mexico and U.S. plan to reduce illegal arms and drug trade

Mexico and the United States have agreed on a plan to combat illicit trafficking of arms, drugs and money, the Mexican government said on Thursday, following meetings between U.S. Attorney General..
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U.S. top attorney: Killing Soleimani 'legitimate,' Trump had authority

President Donald Trump clearly had authority to kill Qassem Soleimani, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Monday, adding that the White House consulted with his department before the strike on..
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U.S. attorney general to visit Mexico next week: Mexican minister

U.S. Attorney General William Barr will visit Mexico next week, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday.
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Mexican president eyes cooperation after U.S. meeting on security

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that his government is not at odds with the Trump administration after what he called good meetings on security with U.S. Attorney General..
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U.S.-Mexico talks address arms and drug trade, money laundering

High level security meetings between U.S. Attorney General William Barr and a host of Mexican officials on Thursday made progress addressing arms and drugs trafficking as well as money laundering,..
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Mexico, top U.S. law official Barr had 'good meeting' on cartel threat: president

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he and senior government officials had a "good meeting" with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday about the threat of Mexican drug cartels.
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Mexican president hails 'good meeting' with U.S. attorney general Barr

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he had a "good meeting" on Thursday with U.S. Attorney General William Barr, as they sought to address the threat of Mexican drug cartels, which the..
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Mexico, U.S. eye cooperation in meetings sparked by cartel threat

Mexico's government said its meetings with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday will focus on bilateral cooperation, as they seek to address the threat of Mexican drug cartels, which the..
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Mexico meeting with U.S. attorney general to focus on cooperation: president

Meetings between Mexican officials and U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday will focus on bilateral cooperation, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told a regular morning news..
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U.S. Attorney General Barr to meet top Mexican officials on Thursday: Mexico government

U.S. Attorney General William Barr will meet Thursday with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, as well as other top officials, Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday.
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Mexico to seek cooperation on arms flows with U.S. attorney general

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday his government will seek to strengthen cooperation with the United States to control the flow of "arms and dollars" during meetings this..
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Italy PM says Barr's meetings with Rome intelligence were legitimate

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday confirmed that U.S. Attorney General William Barr held two secret meetings with Italian intelligence officers in Rome and described the encounters as "legal..
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Explainer: The missing Maltese academic at the heart of Washington intrigue

In recent weeks, U.S. Attorney General William Barr, with backing from President Donald Trump, has stepped up an inquiry into the origins of an FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016..
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Explainer: Barr investigates the investigators of Russian meddling

U.S. Attorney General William Barr has been traveling internationally to help investigate President Donald Trump's complaints that his campaign was improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law..
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Italy PM backs intelligence over reported U.S. attorney general visits

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is not concerned about reports that U.S. Attorney General William Barr held secret meetings with Italian intelligence agencies, Conte's office said on Thursday.
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Trump contacted foreign officials over probe of Russia inquiry origins -Justice Dept

U.S. President Donald Trump has contacted other countries to introduce Attorney General William Barr and a Justice Department official who is conducting an inquiry into the origins of Special Counsel..
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House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused U.S. Attorney General William Barr of going "rogue" in the Justice Department's handling of a whistleblower complaint that President..
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House Judiciary chief call on Barr to recuse himself from Ukraine probes

U.S. Attorney General William Barr must recuse himself from any Ukraine-related investigations after a memo showed President Donald Trump in a July call told the Ukrainian president he would have the..
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Jeffrey Epstein found dead in Manhattan jail: Attorney-General William Barr says 'serious irregularities' found in federal prison

Attorney-General William Barr has said that there were 'serious irregularities' at the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein took his own life as he awaited trial on charges he sexually abused underage..
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Redacted Mueller Report Released: What Have We Learned?

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