News


Posts filtered by tags: William Barr[x]


 

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.
Tags: News, Congress, Stories, Doj, Justice Department, Barr, William Barr


DOJ says it won't send officials to testify because Democrats were 'scolding and 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.
Tags: Congress, Cnn, Doj, Justice Department, Barr, William Barr


Former Mueller prosecutor says the special counsel let down the public and describes Trump as 'an animal' in new book

Former Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller arrives to testify before Congress on July 24, 2019, in Washington, DC. AFP/Saul Loeb via Getty Images Andrew Weissmann, a former prosecutor on the special counsel Robert Mueller's team, offered a scathing review of Mueller's handling of the probe and the actions of President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr in an upcoming tell-all. Trump is "like an animal, clawing at the world with no concept of right and wrong," Weissmann wrote in h...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Congress, Russia, Trends, Fbi, Atlantic, Washington Dc, Moscow, Kremlin, Msnbc, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Senate Intelligence Committee, New York University


Department of Justice says New York City, Seattle, and Portland permit anarchy and violence

Attorney General William Barr. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Justice Department designated New York City, Seattle and Portland as "jurisdictions permitting violence and destruction of property" on Monday. President Donald Trump released a memo earlier this month instructing the department to find ways to slash federal funding after determining which US cities are "anarchist jurisdictions." "We cannot allow federal tax dollars to be wasted when the safety of the citizenry hangs in the balan...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Supreme Court, New York City, US, Trends, United States, Portland, Bill De Blasio, Department Of Justice, Seattle, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Justice Department


How Attorney General Bill Barr Controls the End of John Durham's Investigation

US Attorney General William Barr gestures as he speaks during a daily briefing at the White House in Washington D.C. on March 23, 2020. John Durham has said almost nothing about his 15-month probe into the FBI’s investigation of the Trump 2016 campaign. Not so Durham’s boss, Attorney General William Barr, who has called “Crossfire Hurricane” one of the “greatest travesties in American history.”
Tags: News, Washington, White House, US, Fbi, Durham, John Durham, William Barr, Bill Barr


Barr's latest comments have Justice Department on edge

Attorney General William Barr's provocative critique of career employees who work for him and of politics surrounding Justice Department investigations is his clearest acknowledgment of a worsening divide between President Donald Trump's attorney general and his rank-and-file.
Tags: Cnn, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Barr, William Barr


Barr's latest comments have DOJ on edge

Attorney General William Barr's provocative critique of career employees who work for him and of politics surrounding Justice Department investigations is his clearest acknowledgment of a worsening divide between President Donald Trump's attorney general and his rank-and-file.
Tags: News, Stories, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Barr, William Barr


Communist Organizers Arrested after Allegedly Barricading Officers Inside Aurora Police Department

Six rioters were charged by Colorado district attorneys on Thursday with allegations stemming from anti-police demonstrations in June and July.The demonstrations occurred following the death of George Floyd, who was killed during his arrest by Minneapolis police officers. However, Colorado demonstrations also protested the August, 2019, death of Elijah McClain, an African American man who died after being put in a choke hold by officers in Aurora. Several officers in the Aurora Police Department...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Colorado, Denver, Aurora, Denver Post, McClain, Aurora Police Department, Northam, William Barr, Party for Socialism and Liberation, George Floyd, Elijah McClain, Aurora Several, Lillian House, Joel Northam


Justice Department sought ways to arrest Portland officials on federal criminal charges

Justice Department officials dispute a report Wednesday in The New York Times that Attorney General William Barr asked federal prosecutors to find a way to bring criminal charges against Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) for allowing protesters to briefly set up a police-free zone east of downtown. But Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said Thursday that the department has explored whether it can pursue criminal or civil rights charges against officials in Portland, Oregon, for weeks of pr...
Tags: News, White House, America, United States, New York Times, Portland, Associated Press, Portland Oregon, Times, Seattle, Justice Department, Trump, Stuart Stevens, Barr, Trump GOP, Ted Wheeler


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.
Tags: News, Stories, William Barr, Bill Barr


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.
Tags: Cnn, William Barr, Bill Barr


Biden blasts Barr's comments comparing coronavirus lockdowns to slavery as 'sick' and 'outrageous'

Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall event on September 17, 2020 in Moosic, Pennsylvania. Due to the coronavirus, the event is being held outside with audience members in their cars. Biden grew up nearby in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Thursday night slammed Attorney General William Barr for likening coronavirus-related restrictions to slavery. "What Bill Barr re...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, House, Anderson Cooper, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Barr, Scranton Pennsylvania, Clyburn, James Clyburn


Analysis: The painful absurdity of Barr's slavery comment

• Mayor says Barr's suggestions to charge her are 'chilling' • Analysis: Trump has finally found his ultimate wingman in William Barr • Ex-DOJ lawyer: Barr irresponsible and arrogant • Opinion: Barr's undermining of the election is downright dangerous
Tags: News, Stories, Doj, Trump, Barr, William Barr


Former DOJ lawyer: Barr's comments irresponsible and ignorant

CNN Legal analyst Elie Honig, a former SDNY assistant US attorney, criticizes Attorney General William Barr's comments about Department of Justice officials and for equating a coronavirus lockdown to slavery.
Tags: News, US, Cnn, Stories, Department Of Justice, Doj, Barr, SDNY, William Barr, Elie Honig


Trump's unrestrained full partner? Attorney General William Barr echoes president in slamming DOJ

Attorney General William Barr launched an extraordinary rebuke of lawyers under his command that drew parallels to Trump's recriminations against the DOJ.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Doj, Trump, William Barr


William Barr: Black Lives Matter Movement ‘Not Interested In Black Lives’

The attorney general accused BLM supporters of using Black lives as "props to achieve a much broader political agenda."
Tags: News, BLM, William Barr


Top House lawmaker says Barr comparing lockdowns to slavery is 'the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I've ever heard'

Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC). Graeme Jennings/AFP via Getty Images House Majority Whip James Clyburn on Thursday condemned Attorney General William Barr for comparing to coronavirus-related lockdowns to slavery. The statement "was the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I've ever heard," Clyburn said on CNN. Barr had said that stay-at-home orders, imposed to curb virus transmission, are "the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history" since slavery. Visit Business Insid...
Tags: Politics, News, Attorney General, US, Trends, Cnn, House, Michigan, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, South Carolina, Trump, Barr, Meadows, Clyburn, Hillsdale College


The painful absurdity of Barr's slavery comment

• Mayor says Barr's suggestions to charge her are 'chilling' • Analysis: Trump has finally found his ultimate wingman in William Barr • Opinion: Barr's undermining of the election is downright dangerous
Tags: News, Stories, Trump, Barr, William Barr


The attorney general called the Covid-19 lockdowns the 'greatest intrusion on civil liberties' in US history since slavery

• Mayor says Barr's suggestions to charge her are 'chilling' • Analysis: Trump has finally found his ultimate wingman in William Barr • Opinion: Barr's undermining of the election is downright dangerous
Tags: News, US, Stories, Trump, Barr, William Barr


Analysis: Trump has finally found his ultimate wingman in William Barr

President Donald Trump has spent his presidency looking for a co-commiserator, someone who carries the same conspiratorial and cynical view of the government and those who work within its massive bureaucracy. In Attorney General Bill Barr, he has finally found him.
Tags: News, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, William Barr, Bill Barr


The painful absurdity of AG William Barr's slavery comment

Democratic South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn got right to the point when asked about Attorney General William Barr's comment on Wednesday that lockdowns to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus were the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties" in US history "other than slavery."
Tags: US, Cnn, Jim Clyburn, AG, William Barr, Democratic South Carolina Rep


Analysis: The painful absurdity of AG William Barr's slavery comment

Democratic South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn got right to the point when asked about Attorney General William Barr's comment on Wednesday that lockdowns to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus were the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties" in US history "other than slavery."
Tags: News, US, Stories, Jim Clyburn, William Barr, Democratic South Carolina Rep


William Barr Wildly Compares Coronavirus Safety Measures To Slavery

The attorney general compared coronavirus stay-at-home orders to centuries of anti-Black murder and sexual assault.
Tags: News, William Barr


Barr's undermining of election is dangerous

By repeating false and misleading statements about the potential for voter fraud and post-election violence, Attorney General William Barr has stepped out of his role as the nation's chief law enforcement officer and marred the 2020 elections. This parroting of President Donald Trump's unsupported rhetoric is irresponsible and dangerous, turning the job of the Department of Justice as the protector of voting rights on its head.
Tags: News, Stories, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Barr, William Barr


Opinion: Barr's undermining of the election is downright dangerous

By repeating false and misleading statements about the potential for voter fraud and post-election violence, Attorney General William Barr has stepped out of his role as the nation's chief law enforcement officer and marred the 2020 elections. This parroting of President Donald Trump's unsupported rhetoric is irresponsible and dangerous, turning the job of the Department of Justice as the protector of voting rights on its head.
Tags: News, Stories, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Barr, William Barr


Barr's undermining of the election is downright dangerous

Richard L. Hasen writes that by repeating false and misleading statements about the potential for voter fraud and post-election violence, Attorney General William Barr has stepped out of his role as the nation's chief law enforcement officer and marred the 2020 elections.
Tags: Cnn, Richard L Hasen, Barr, William Barr


Clyburn rebukes Barr's remark comparing lockdowns to slavery

House Majority Whip James Clyburn on Thursday slammed Attorney General William Barr for comparing coronavirus lockdowns in the US to slavery, saying the comments are "the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I've ever heard."
Tags: News, US, House, Stories, Barr, Clyburn, James Clyburn, William Barr


Clyburn says Barr's remark comparing lockdowns to slavery is 'the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I've ever heard'

House Majority Whip James Clyburn on Thursday slammed Attorney General William Barr for comparing coronavirus lockdowns in the US to slavery, saying the comments are "the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I've ever heard."
Tags: US, Cnn, House, Barr, Clyburn, James Clyburn, William Barr


Attorney General Barr suggests charging protesters with sedition in call to federal prosecutors

Attorney General William Barr urged federal prosecutors to consider filing sedition charges against violent protesters, USA TODAY was told.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Barr, William Barr


Barr argues coronavirus lockdowns are the biggest violation of civil liberties 'other than slavery'

Attorney General William Barr seems to think public health precautions are akin to one of the greatest mass atrocities America has ever committed.During the COVID-19 pandemic, many states and cities implemented stay-at-home orders requiring people to remain inside except for work and other essential activities. Studies showed those orders prevented explosions of COVID-19 cases and likely saved thousands of lives, but to Barr, they verged on unconstitutional.During a Wednesday talk at Hillsdale C...
Tags: News, Cbs News, US, America, Trump, George Hw Bush, Barr, Anthony Scaramucci, AG Barr, Hillsdale College, Trump Russia, William Barr, White House Communications, Bill Barr



Filters
show more filters
July - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
August - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
September - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930