Mexican president hails 'good meeting' with U.S. attorney general Barr
Thursday, 5 December 2019 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 United States wants to label terrorist groups.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said they will not accept intervention from abroad. Lopez said his government will deliver justice to the victims of organized crime in Mexico. According to Reuters, there have been recent outbreaks of gang violence. Some are concerned the U.S. may...
[NFA] Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador lavished praise on President Donald Trump at their first meeting on Wednesday, saying the U.S. leader treated Mexico with respect despite his history of threatening tariffs and insulting Mexicans. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
A powerful earthquake centred near the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco has killed at least four people, affected buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said one person was killed and another injured in a building collapse in Huatulco, Oaxaca.
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[NFA] Attorney General William Barr on Friday ordered the establishment of a task force to counter what he called "anti-government extremists" committing violence as protests against police brutality convulse the United States. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House of Representative won’t impeach AAttorney General Bill Barr. According to Business Insider, Barr is set to testify before the House in July. Two Department of Justice whistleblowers testified before the House Judiciary Committee. They said Barr has been involved in improper political interference. Pelosi said: "Anyone who saw that testimony will know that Barr is a mess and a disgrace to the Department of Justice."
U.S. House Democrats blasted Attorney General William Barr at a hearing on Wednesday over accusations he had improperly meddled in criminal cases and antitrust probes for political gain, but they stopped short of pledging to take any steps to try and oust the nation's top law enforcement official. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
(CNN) Attorney General William Barr is set to testify before the House Judiciary Committee in late July, a Department of Justice spokesperson has announced. "The Attorney General has accepted an invitation to appear before the House Judiciary Committee for a general oversight hearing on July 28th," Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec tweeted Wednesday.