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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 lawyer and government official serving as the 85th United States Attorney General, in the Donald Trump administration since February 14, 2019. He also served as the 77th Attorney General from 1991 to 1993, in the George H. W. Bush administration.

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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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Videos for William Barr

U.S., UK press Facebook to drop message encryption [Video]U.S., UK press Facebook to drop message encryption

The U.S. and UK are pressing Facebook to drop plans for encrypted messages, and have signed an agreement to fast track requests for information about messages sent by suspected criminals. Julian..

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Pompeo pushes back on U.S. House impeachment inquiry into Trump [Video]Pompeo pushes back on U.S. House impeachment inquiry into Trump

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday pushed back against a request by House Democrats to depose five current and former State Department officials in the Ukraine probe, saying it could be..

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Pelosi Accuses Attorney General Of Going 'Rogue' [Video]Pelosi Accuses Attorney General Of Going 'Rogue'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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..

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Mass Murderers May Meet Their Maker A Lot Faster [Video]Mass Murderers May Meet Their Maker A Lot Faster

The Trump administration has drafted legislation that would speed the death penalty for people who have committed mass murder. The US has experienced virtually countless mass shootings over the years...

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AG Barr Books Trump's DC Hotel For Party For $30,000 [Video]AG Barr Books Trump's DC Hotel For Party For $30,000

Attorney General William Barr has booked President Donald Trump's hotel in Washington, DC. And it isn't just one room for himself. According to Business Insider, it was for a $30,000 holiday party with..

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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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Pelosi accuses U.S. Attorney General of going 'rogue' in Ukraine case

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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British ex-spy will not talk to U.S. prosecutor examining Trump probe origins: source

The former British spy who produced a dossier describing alleged links between Donald Trump and Russia will not cooperate with a prosecutor assigned by U.S. Attorney General William Barr to review how..
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Trump orders intelligence community to cooperate with review on Russia probe origins

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr's review of the events that prompted the FBI to open an investigation into..
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Trump allows attorney general to declassify information about origins of Russia probe

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an order allowing Attorney General William Barr to declassify any information Barr sees fit during his review of the events that prompted the FBI to open..
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Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says

U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the..
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Trump won't cut Central American police aid: Barr

U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, a senior official said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the..
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Despite Donald Trump's use of 'executive privilege' to stop unredacted Mueller report, climbing US economy may firewall threats in 2020

The Mueller report served to Congress through Attorney General William Barr in a highly concise fashion however threatened to come to a boiling point when the president used "executive..
Firstpost - Published

Redacted Mueller Report Released: What Have We Learned?

redacted mueller report released: what have we learned?
by Adam Yardley - The investigation into alleged collusion between Russian agents and US President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign has recently come to an end. The final report, summarized..
One News Page Staff - Published

Attorney General William Barr says Robert Mueller found 'no collusion' between Trump campaign and Russia during 2016 polls

Barr was addressing the media at the Department of Justice in Washington on the release of Mueller's redacted report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Firstpost - Published

Mueller report on Trump and Russia to be made public by mid-April: Barr

U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to make public a redacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's nearly 400-page investigative report into Russian interference in the 2016 election by..
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U.S. Attorney General to release redacted Mueller report to public by mid-April

U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to make public a redacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's nearly 400-page investigative report into Russian interference in the 2016 election by..
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U.S. House Republican says it would be illegal to release full Mueller report

The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday that Attorney General William Barr would "break the law" if he released Special Counsel Mueller's Russia report without..
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Nadler says Mueller report should be released to Congress without redactions

U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Friday that Attorney General William Barr should send Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report to Congress without..
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Mueller Investigation Finds No Trump-Russia Collusion: Attorney General Reports

mueller investigation finds no trump-russia collusion: attorney general reports
by Stephanie Boyd - One of the most momentous points in Donald Trumps’ US Presidency has come to pass this weekend. With the handing in of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into the..
One News Page Staff - Published

U.S. Senate Republican wants a special counsel to investigate Trump probe

A leading Senate Republican said on Monday he would ask Attorney General William Barr to appoint a special counsel to probe whether U.S. law enforcement officials made missteps in their investigation..
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Senate Judiciary panel chief wants Barr testimony on Mueller report

The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said on Monday he wants Attorney General William Barr to appear before the panel to discuss the special counsel's report on Russian..
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Donald Trump cleared of collusion charges with Russia, but Robert Mueller offers no answer on whether US president obstructed justice

When it comes to whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, special counsel Robert Mueller drew no conclusion at all. That put the obstruction question in the hands of Attorney General William..
Firstpost - Published

Explainer: Why an obstruction case against Trump was so difficult

U.S. Attorney General William Barr's conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice, revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers, reflects inherent difficulties in proving..
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Factbox: The Mueller investigation: Five takeaways

Here are five takeaways from the 22-month Trump-Russia investigation by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller that concluded with a summary submitted to Congress on Sunday by Attorney General William..
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U.S. Senate chair: AG Barr should release as much of Mueller report as possible

U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr said on Sunday that Attorney General William Barr should release as much of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report as possible.
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Republican leader McConnell welcomes more information on Russia probe

The U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he was disturbed by Russia's ongoing efforts to interfere with U.S. democracy and looked forward to reviewing additional information..
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Mueller report finds no evidence that Trump campaign colluded with Russia: Justice Department

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump's election team and Russia in the 2016 election, Attorney General William Barr said on Sunday. Barr..
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Letter from attorney general to Congress on Mueller report

The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia's..
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U.S. lawmakers expected to receive letter from Attorney General soon

U.S. members of Congress are expected to receive a letter from Attorney General William Barr within the hour, a Department of Justice official said on Sunday, as lawmakers await a summary of Special..
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Explainer: How much of the Mueller report must U.S. attorney general disclose?

Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted the report on his investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, Attorney General William Barr must decide how much of the document - if..
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Robert Mueller concludes inquiry into Donald Trump-Russia collusion, submits report to attorney general: What happens next?

Now what? Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his Trump-Russia investigation and on Friday delivered his final report to Attorney General William Barr.
Firstpost - Published

Robert Mueller Russia probe report should be made public, says US House with thumping 420-0 vote

The US House of Representatives, now Democrat controlled, voted unanimously Thursday for a resolution calling for any final report in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to be made..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. House demands that upcoming Mueller report be made public

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a non-binding resolution on Thursday calling for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming report on his..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. attorney general will not recuse himself from Mueller probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible..
Firstpost - Published

With Robert Mueller report looming, new US attorney-general William Barr faces decision on going public with findings

Robert Mueller is required to produce a confidential report to William Barr that explains his decisions to pursue or decline prosecutions. That could be as simple as a bullet point list or as fulsome..
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