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Attorney General William Barr to resign before Christmas

Attorney General William Barr is resigning and plans to step down on December 23. While the attorney general has been a loyal defender of President Trump a number of times, the two have also had their disagreements. CBS News White House correspondent Ben Trac…

william barr - CBS News
12:29pm PST - December 15th, 2020

William Barr's exit is bad news for Trump's hopes of an 11th-hour pardoning spree

In addition to Trump mulling a self-pardon, he’s also considering family members and Rudy Giuliani – but Barr’s words may come back to haunt him

william barr - Google News
8:38am PST - December 15th, 2020

Attorney General William Barr resigns

Attorney General William Barr on Monday said he would resign next week, ending a tenure in which the President Donald Trump loyalist carried the administration's "law and order" message but ultimately dealt the most credible blow to Trump's unfounded claims t…

william barr - CNN
1:30am PST - December 15th, 2020

Analysis: William Barr breaks with Trump's election fantasy

Attorney General William Barr just dealt the most credible blow to Donald Trump's lies about a stolen election, precisely because he previously often came across more as the President's personal lawyer than a neutral arbiter of justice.

william barr - CNN
11:27pm PST - December 1st, 2020

Barr breaks with Trump on claims of fraud | TheHill

Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday said there has been no evidence of widespread voter...

william barr - The Hill
2:32pm PST - December 1st, 2020

Not Even William Barr Buys Trump’s Election Nonsense

The attorney general has long been one of the president's chief apologists. Not this time.

william barr - Wired
10:20am PST - December 1st, 2020

William Barr gives John Durham special counsel status to protect probe

Attorney General William P. Barr on Tuesday announced that he had given special counsel status to the prosecutor investigating the origins of the Russia collusion probe, assuring the investigation can't be squashed by presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Bid…

william barr - The Washington Times
8:17am PST - December 1st, 2020

Barr: No evidence of fraud that would change election outcome

Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.

william barr - The Washington Times
6:18am PST - December 1st, 2020

Trump mounts legal assault as Barr authorises probes

President Donald Trump will push ahead ties with legal challenges to the results of last week's election after US Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors to look into any "substantial" allegations of voting irregularities.

william barr - RTE
1:45am PST - November 10th, 2020

DOJ's top election crimes prosecutor quits in protest after Barr tells federal attorneys to probe unsupported allegations of voting irregularities

The Justice Department's top election crimes prosecutor resigned Monday in protest after Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors that they should examine allegations of voting irregularities before states move to certify results in the coming w…

william barr - CNN
7:34pm PST - November 9th, 2020

Barr authorizes Justice to probe any 'substantial allegations' of voter fraud | TheHill

Attorney General William Barr has authorized the Department of Justice to investigate any&nb...

william barr - The Hill
3:58pm PST - November 9th, 2020

William Barr authorizes Justice Department voter fraud probe

Attorney General William Barr has authorized the Justice Department to probe what he calls "substantial allegations" of voter fraud, according to a report Monday.

william barr - The Washington Times
11:18am PST - November 9th, 2020

5 attendees of SCOTUS nomination at Rose Garden test positive for COVID-19

On Saturday, some of the White House’s top officials mingled with other guests at the Rose Garden as Trump officially nominated Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court.

william barr - ABC News
12:12pm PDT - October 2nd, 2020

1,600 former Justice Department lawyers accuse Barr of using DOJ to help Trump in election

In an open letter, former Justice Department attorneys expressed concerns Thursday that Attorney General William Barr is using the power of the agency to help Trump win reelection.

william barr - USA Today
12:41pm PDT - October 1st, 2020

Exclusive: Trump policing panel was warned about secretive process before court ruling - Reuters

Before a U.S. federal judge on Thursday halted the work of a Trump administration law enforcement commission - saying it had violated public meetings laws - the panel had been warned about shutting out public input by several of its own participants, internal…

william barr - Reuters
12:36pm PDT - October 1st, 2020

James Comey testifies before Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday

Former FBI Director James Comey faces off with Senate Republicans on Wednesday over the FBI's 2016 Russia investigation in a hearing that's being held fewer than six weeks before the 2020 presidential election.

william barr - CNN
3:09am PDT - September 30th, 2020

White House chief of staff doubles down on attacks on FBI director

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Sunday delivered a pointed rebuke of FBI Director Chris Wray after he testified that there isn't evidence of coordinated national voter fraud, despite President Donald Trump's baseless claims otherwise.

william barr - CNN
1:35pm PDT - September 27th, 2020

Trump says he is watching tech platforms closely ahead of presidential election - Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration is closely watching the performance of tech companies in the run up to the presidential election on Nov. 3 and expects to come to a conclusion on the issue of internet companies soon.

william barr - Reuters
12:37pm PDT - September 23rd, 2020

DoJ asks Congress to limit protections for social media companies

The Department of Justice (DoJ) is asking Congress to adopt a new law that would make Facebook, Google and Twitter liable for the way they moderate content, The Washington Post reports. The legislation would alter the controversial Section 230 so that tech co…

william barr - Engadget
9:16am PDT - September 23rd, 2020

DOJ says it won't send officials to testify because Democrats were 'insulting' to Barr

The Justice Department is refusing to send its senior officials to testify before Congress these next two weeks, blaming the Democrats' treatment of Attorney General William Barr during a July hearing.

william barr - CNN
4:08am PDT - September 23rd, 2020

Britain sends evidence on accused Islamic State 'Beatles' to U.S. - Reuters Canada

The British government has forwarded to U.S. authorities evidence in its possession regarding two accused Islamic State militants known as the "Beatles" being held by the U.S. military and suspected of involvement in beheadings of Western hostages.

william barr - Reuters
10:19am PDT - September 22nd, 2020

DOJ targets funding to New York, Portland and Seattle for 'permitting violence'

The Justice Department has singled out three cities for potential cuts to federal funding over what it describes as their leaders "permitting violence."

william barr - ABC News
8:09am PDT - September 21st, 2020

Analysis: Bill Barr seems to be ready for a post-election constitutional crisis

No other government official will have their reputation changed more than William Barr, the attorney general. At his confirmation hearing in 2019, he promised independence and a patriotic duty to fix the Department of Justice.

william barr - CNN
9:06pm PDT - September 17th, 2020

U.S. Justice Department leaders encourage sedition charges for violent protesters - Reuters India

Top officials in the U.S. Justice Department are encouraging prosecutors to consider sedition charges against protesters who have burned buildings and engaged in other violent activity, according to a memo seen by Reuters on Thursday.

william barr - Reuters
8:32pm PDT - September 17th, 2020

Barr under fire over comparison of virus lock-in to slavery

Attorney General William Barr is drawing sharp condemnation for comparing lockdown orders during the coronavirus pandemic to slavery

william barr - ABC News
7:34am PDT - September 17th, 2020

RT @TeaPainUSA: Last night we learned why William Barr stepped down. Trump wanted him to use the DOJ to overthrow the election. Barr's re…

The Hermster (@hermanw741)
6:21pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @CesareSacchetti: The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is launching a formal investigation to discover if any DOJ official had sought to a…

David Baxter (@DavidBa54006980)
5:41pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @RudyHavenstein: @RoyalFamily @realDonaldTrump I know a lot of Trump fans think Trump has some secret plan to take down the "Deep State.…

Drewster (@Brewsterlala)
5:41pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @AP: BREAKING: Government watchdog probing whether Justice Department officials ‘engaged in an improper attempt’ to overturn the 2020 el…

yfahim (@Frank42976003)
5:31pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @AP: BREAKING: Government watchdog probing whether Justice Department officials ‘engaged in an improper attempt’ to overturn the 2020 el…

Calamityjane524 (@calamityjane524)
5:23pm PST - January 26th, 2021

I wish William Barr would DO SOMETHING about the agitators who are using Apple products to create confrontations with Trump supporters. As usual, the DEMs turn a blind eye to the ringleaders.

clockworkOrangeTrump (@trumpscuttlebot)
4:57pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @LenaGhio: What do the stars reveal about #BillBarr ? He has the deluded belief that his egregious stand gives his life meaning. https:/…

Lena Ghio (@GhioLena)
4:46pm PST - January 26th, 2021
RT @LenaGhio: What do the stars reveal about #BillBarr ? https://t.co/3WAzs4yyJs https://t.co/Dmc7pZgoUy

RT @LenaGhio: What do the stars reveal about #BillBarr ? https://t.co/3WAzs4yyJs https://t.co/Dmc7pZgoUy

Lena Ghio (@GhioLena)
4:46pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @GhioLena: @MollyJongFast What do the stars reveal about #BillBarr ? He has the deluded belief that his egregious stand gives his life m…

Lena Ghio (@GhioLena)
4:43pm PST - January 26th, 2021
RT @GhioLena: What do the stars reveal about #BillBarr ? https://t.co/u14F0hcaRQ https://t.co/hlgirgq7YH

RT @GhioLena: What do the stars reveal about #BillBarr ? https://t.co/u14F0hcaRQ https://t.co/hlgirgq7YH

Lena Ghio (@GhioLena)
4:43pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @CNN: Former Attorney General William Barr said the violence at the Capitol building is “outrageous and despicable. Federal agencies sho…

Geri Marie (Please Wear a mask) (@ladydobe1)
4:30pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @ingrid_rizzolo: US Attorney General William Barr Resigns: His Legacy? https://t.co/urF7jt8GCv via @YouTube

Carrie (@CurlyCraftyMom)
4:18pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @TeaPainUSA: Last night we learned why William Barr stepped down. Trump wanted him to use the DOJ to overthrow the election. Barr's re…

رمح (@jdnatdesert1)
4:12pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @PoliticalAnt: @TomCottonAR The Sedition of Donald Trump https://t.co/KSSf4eBwMB via @RollingStone

(@PortiaABoulger)
3:30pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @PoliticalAnt: @TomCottonAR The Sedition of Donald Trump https://t.co/KSSf4eBwMB via @RollingStone

PoliticalAnt (@PoliticalAnt)
3:25pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @PoliticalAnt: @TomCottonAR The Sedition of Donald Trump https://t.co/KSSf4eBwMB via @RollingStone

Anthony B. (@JazzLuvnAnt)
3:25pm PST - January 26th, 2021

RT @JoeBarri: How bad was Trump? So bad that William Barr wasn't bad enough.

TurnFLBlue (@buildback2021)
8:25am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @JoeBarri: How bad was Trump? So bad that William Barr wasn't bad enough.

Liz (@bluebonnetbunny)
8:25am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @JoeBarri: How bad was Trump? So bad that William Barr wasn't bad enough.

Lynn Wilson (@callmetunie)
8:24am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @JoeBarri: How bad was Trump? So bad that William Barr wasn't bad enough.

bobby b (@thebobbyb)
8:23am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @JoeBarri: How bad was Trump? So bad that William Barr wasn't bad enough.

Gail Jean Bartkowski (@purrtweeter)
8:22am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @JoeBarri: How bad was Trump? So bad that William Barr wasn't bad enough.

Ali Kashani (@KashaniAli)
8:18am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @JoeBarri: How bad was Trump? So bad that William Barr wasn't bad enough.

myrna lee goldsmith (@lee_myrna)
8:17am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @JoeBarri: How bad was Trump? So bad that William Barr wasn't bad enough.

WHB (@Woodyman502)
8:16am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @JoeBarri: How bad was Trump? So bad that William Barr wasn't bad enough.

PushinTooHard (@Jmalco)
8:16am PST - January 25th, 2021

How bad was Trump? So bad that William Barr wasn't bad enough.

Joseph Barri (@JoeBarri)
8:13am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @TeaPainUSA: Last night we learned why William Barr stepped down. Trump wanted him to use the DOJ to overthrow the election. Barr's re…

Lynette Anderson (@lynn812)
8:02am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @itvnews: @RohitKachrooITV "That was the thing that precipitated the riots on the Hill" Former attorney general Bill Barr tells @RohitK

Jane Schewior (@jcschewior)
7:37am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @TedAbram1: #Draintheswamp William Barr, the former attorney general, said in an interview last May that he thought the FBI set a “perju…

Raquel (@Raquel55248434)
7:31am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @ingrid_rizzolo: US Attorney General William Barr Resigns: His Legacy? https://t.co/urF7jt8GCv via @YouTube

Deliciously Savvy (@DeliciouslySavv)
7:05am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @Melanitaylor88: WE MADE IT YOU'RE FIRED No more Devos, no more Pence, no more Andrew Wheeler,no more Stephen Miller, no more Ajit P…

Andrew Mark (@POTUS45stinks)
7:04am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @TeaPainUSA: Last night we learned why William Barr stepped down. Trump wanted him to use the DOJ to overthrow the election. Barr's re…

America for Joe Biden. (@JSelwitschka)
6:47am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @TeaPainUSA: Last night we learned why William Barr stepped down. Trump wanted him to use the DOJ to overthrow the election. Barr's re…

Janet Logan (@JanetAnneLogan)
6:47am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @GurbachDavid: @PeterVroom1 @SunnyBlondie Prior AG William Barr must be called to testify at the Trump Impeachment trial. The timing of…

Phyl Burl (@burlphyl)
6:45am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @TeaPainUSA: Last night we learned why William Barr stepped down. Trump wanted him to use the DOJ to overthrow the election. Barr's re…

Joy (@joysan57)
6:40am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @Melanitaylor88: WE MADE IT YOU'RE FIRED No more Devos, no more Pence, no more Andrew Wheeler,no more Stephen Miller, no more Ajit P…

EDBettis (@ed_bettis)
6:26am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @ingrid_rizzolo: US Attorney General William Barr Resigns: His Legacy? https://t.co/urF7jt8GCv via @YouTube

Acupofassamtea (@Acupofassamtea1)
6:23am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @NavyVeteran14: @RandPaul Attorney General Barr’s parting words that cost him his job: “To date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that…

Hazel King (@MyNameIzHazel)
6:22am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @gaystheword: Russell T Davies, creator of #ItsASin, and @RuthCokerBurks, author of #AllTheYoungMen, to guest at first #LitSalonof 2021!…

William Godwin (@William_Godwin)
6:22am PST - January 25th, 2021

RT @NikkigGauthier: @ward_shane @NYTnickc @gtconway3d Same thing William Barr said about his own legacy. I think it's important to label th…

Wheres the Democracy (@frackfreenb)
6:09am PST - January 25th, 2021