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AG reviews proposed minimum wage, medical pot initiatives

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho attorney general’s office has completed reviews of proposed minimum wage and medical marijuana initiatives intended for the state ballot in the November 2020 general election. The Idaho Press-Tribune reported Monday that the minimum wage initiative would increase Idaho’s current $7.25 per hour minimum wage to $8.75 on June 1, […]
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FBI Arrests Leader Of Right-Wing Anti-Immigrant Militia In New Mexico

“This is a dangerous felon who should not have weapons around children and families,” New Mexico's AG said.
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The Mueller Report Vindicates Bill Barr

Democrats and their media partners owe Bill Barr an apology. He won’t get one, it goes without saying.Just to recap, the attorney general was accused of misrepresenting Mueller’s report; of providing a false summary of the report; of plotting to use grand-jury law and other secrecy provisions as a pretext to redact most of the report; and of calling an extraordinary press conference in order to exculpate the president by projecting a fraudulent version of the report.These accusations were slande...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Russia, America, Fbi, House, Justice Department, Clinton, Trump, Mrs Clinton, AG, Mueller, Trump White House, Barr, Obama Justice Department


Former Bush Deputy AG Reacts To Mueller Report

Paul McNulty was the deputy attorney general under George W. Bush and has worked at the Justice Department under Attorney General William Barr.
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Special Coverage: AG Barr Press Conference On Mueller Report

Attorney General William Barr holds a live press conference on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
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‘Fox & Friends’ Applauds Barr’s Mueller Report Rollout: ‘Transparency at Its Finest’

Fox & Friends, the president’s most loyal morning show, on Thursday lauded Attorney General William Barr for opting to hold a press conference hours ahead of releasing the much-anticipated report compiled by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.The Department of Justice has said that Barr will hold a news conference at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday to talk about the findings of the probe, which investigated ties between President Trump and Russians who meddled in the 2016 election. Officials will hand over th...
Tags: News, Congress, Fox, Department Of Justice, House Intelligence Committee, Trump, Steve Doocy, Napolitano, Andrew Napolitano, Adam Schiff, AG, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller, Ed Henry


AG Barr Orders Immigration Judges To Stop Releasing Asylum Seekers Out On Bail

The ruling by the Attorney General is the latest step by the Trump administration designed to discourage asylum-seekers from coming to the U.S.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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AG Barr Orders Immigration Judges To Stop Releasing Asylum-Seekers On Bail

The ruling by the Attorney General is the latest step by the Trump administration designed to discourage asylum-seekers from coming to the U.S.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Virginia lawmakers say no to Bloomberg embeds in AG’s office

I wrote in October about “a low-profile program in which a nonprofit backed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg places lawyers in state attorney generals’ offices, paying their keep, on the condition that they pursue environmental causes.” Now the Virginia legislature has approved a provision apparently aimed at heading off the practice in that state, the relevant provision reading: “The sole source of compensation paid to employees of the Office of the Attorney General for performin...
Tags: Law, Climate Change, Virginia, New York City, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Michael Bloomberg, Attorneys General, Commonwealth, AG, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Chris Horner


Jewels of Wisdom from Court Finding California Magazine Ban Unconstitutional

Jewels of Wisdom from Court Finding California Magazine Ban Unconstitutional U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- On 29 March, 2019, Judge Roger T. Benitez granted  a motion for summary judgement against California Attorney General Xavier Becerra in . California's Byzantine regulations and bans on firearms magazines of over 10 round capacity were ruled unconstitutional under the Second and Fourteenth Amendments of the United States Constitution. I have read the decision by Judge Benitez. It is well wort...
Tags: England, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Senate, Massachusetts, Ray Bradbury, Los Angeles, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Department Of Justice, Berkeley, Miller, Trump


Concave Halo+ Pro 2019 Boot Review

If shock and awe is your thing, Concave is a brand that has you covered! Last week they introduced their 2019 edition of the Halo+ Pro, and this one looks a lot different! Gone is that incredibly large front PowerStrike component, and in comes a completely re-engineered strike component. It is a change in direction that signals huge change for the brand as they look to refocus on the market. Think of these as the Darth Vader of the boot world, dark and mysterious with a lot of bold attitude! W...
Tags: Halo, Nike, Sport, Soccer, Darth Vader, Latest, AG, Cleat reviews, Aspero, Concave, Concave Halo


AG Barr Prepares To Release Redacted Mueller Report

Attorney General William Barr is preparing to release a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report. It summarizes years of investigation into 2016 election interference.
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This Week: Barr Goes Full Trump On FBI ‘Spying,’ Testifies About Mueller Report

Bill Barr was in the hot seat this week. In back-to-back Capitol Hill hearings, lawmakers grilled the Attorney General on his handling of the (very) long-awaited Mueller report. First came the House Appropriations Committee hearing, where Barr testified that he had no intention of submitting the full, unredacted report to Congress or of asking a court to authorize the release of grand jury materials. Barr also said Mueller specifically declined to review the March 24 letter he put out absolvi...
Tags: UK, New York, News, Congress, Russia, Ukraine, Fbi, Senate Appropriations Committee, Capitol Hill, Julian Assange, Justice Department, Chelsea Manning, Trump, Democratic, Allegra Kirkland, Assange


This New Fashion Collab Is About To Be All Over Instagram

Socially responsible fashion girls and denim heads alike have always depended on AG to deliver contemporary staples that double as beloved heritage pieces. Whether it’s wide-leg trousers, oversized blazer jackets, or super cozy sweaterdresses, the Los Angeles lifestyle brand has a way with sophistication — and giving back.This spring, the label is using its most versatile silhouettes as a canvas for L.A.-based Swiss contemporary artist . Scroll through Blanda’s Instagram feed and you’ll recogn...
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Via 5-4 vote, SCOTUS reverses lower court stay of Alabama execution ... but does so too late for Alabama to carry out execution

As reported in this local article from Alabama, headlined "Execution called off for Christopher Price; SCOTUS decision allowing it came too late," five members of the Supreme Court tried again to enable a state to go forward with a scheduled execution, but its decision was later than it needed to be to allow the execution to go forward last night.  Here is the story: Christopher Price was set to be executed at 6 p.m. Thursday for the 1991 killing of a minister in Fayette County, but the executi...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Office, Court, Alabama, Tennessee, Price, U S Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Lynn, DuBose, Bazemore, AG, U S 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, Stephen Breyer, Breyer


James Comey Doesn’t Know ‘What The Heck’ Barr Meant About ‘Spying’ On Trump Camp

Has the AG come to believe that "court-ordered electronic surveillance is spying?" the former FBI director said. "Wow."
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Legacy Boot Co. “Blanc” – A Modern Classic Review

If you are a player that appreciates old school, traditional style boots without the flashiness of current day releases, you might want to check these out! We are talking heritage style to the max, built for the modern game. Last week, a pair of Legacy Blanc arrived in via the Legacy Boot Co. and they really are special. What exactly are we talking about here? Well, here is what the brand has to say about their boots, in their own words: We make soccer boots in small batches using the finest ...
Tags: Nike, Sport, Soccer, Chile, Latest, Blanc, Brooklyn New York, AG, Feature Review, Legacy Boot Co


AG Barr: ‘I think spying did occur’ against Trump campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr says he thinks “spying did occur” against Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. His comments before a Senate panel on Wednesday suggest the origins of the Russia investigation may have been mishandled. Barr’s remarks aligned him with the president at a time when his independence is under scrutiny. Barr did […]
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Anderson Cooper: AG should serve country, not president

CNN's Anderson Cooper breaks down Attorney General William Barr's comments to lawmakers regarding spying on Trump's 2016 campaign, which he thinks "did occur."
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AG William Barr says 'spying did occur' on Trump campaign; he will review whether it was lawful

Attorney General Barr told lawmakers he is examining the Justice Department's inquiry into Russian election meddling and the Trump campaign.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Justice Department, Trump, AG, Barr, William Barr


Top Democrats Up In Arms Over Barr’s ‘Spying’ Comment

Attorney General William Barr’s comment that he thinks “spying did occur” by intelligence agencies on the Trump campaign quickly reverberated outside the Senate committee hearing room, raising the hackles of top Democrats. “The top law enforcement officer of the country should not casually suggest that those under his purview engaged in ‘spying’ on a political campaign,” House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) said in a statement. “This type of partisan talking point may plea...
Tags: News, Senate, Fisa, Hearing, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Doj, Trump, Carter, Adam Schiff, AG, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, Barr, Schiff, Nadler


AG William Barr says 'spying did occur' on Trump campaign, is reviewing whether it was lawful

Attorney General Barr told lawmakers he is examining the Justice Department's inquiry into Russian election meddling and the Trump campaign.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Attorney General Barr: Mueller Report Released in the Next Week

It is a credit to Attorney General Bill Barr that his testimony yesterday morning before a House Appropriations subcommittee seemed, for the most part, like a nonevent.Ostensibly, the subject of the hearing was the Justice Department’s $29.2 billion budget request for fiscal year 2020. But because the hearing was the AG’s first appearance on Capitol Hill since his March 24 letter outlining the conclusions of the Mueller report, that topic -- specifically, the frenzied anticipation of Barr’s rele...
Tags: News, Congress, Fbi, House, Capitol Hill, House Intelligence Committee, Justice Department, Calif, AG, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, Barr, Devin Nunes, Jerrold Nadler, Michael Horowitz, McKeever


A Tale of Two Attorneys-General: Jody Wilson-Raybould and Caroline Mulroney

Twice in the last six months, Canadian Attorneys-General have been encouraged to resist the first ministers of their respective governments. Today, federal AG Jody Wilson-Raybould is widely commended for resisting repeated requests from the PM’s office to change tack on the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin (See Patricia Hughes’ comprehensive Slaw post on the affair). In September of 2018, Ontario AG Caroline Mulroney was called upon to vote against, or resign from, Premier Doug Ford’s government after...
Tags: Justice, Supreme Court, Law, Canada, Ford, Legal Ethics, Trudeau, AG, Doug Ford, Jody Wilson Raybould, Adam Dodek, Toronto City Council, Patricia Hughes, SNC Lavalin, Superior Court of Justice, Mulroney


Subservient Barr

As we await Bill Barr’s ‘redactions’ of the Mueller Report, I wanted to pass on to you this note from a TPM Reader and member of the appellate bar. It may seem deep in the weeds at first. But it’s a window into Barr’s conduct so far that I was not at all aware of, or rather I knew the bare facts but hadn’t at all understood the implications. They bear directly on Barr’s subservience to the White House and current approach to executive power … The focus on Barr and what he has done/is doing regar...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, New York Times, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Josh Marshall, Senate Judiciary Committee, AG, Jeff Sessions, Mueller, Southern District of New York, Barr, AG Barr, Don McGahn


California Magazine Ban Goes Back Into Effect at 5 PM Today

California Magazine Ban Goes Back Into Effect at 5 PM Today San Diego, Calif. –-(Ammoland.com)- At 5 PM today it will once again be illegal to purchase magazines holding more ten rounds in the state California. Federal District Court Roger T. Benitez issued a stay in the enforcement of the judgment in the case of Duncan v. Becerra. In that case, the court ruled that the California Magazine ban that dates back to 2000 was unconstitutional and violated the Second Amendment. His decision shocked...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Supreme Court, California, John, Nra, Duncan, Benitez, Northern Virginia, Golden State, Ninth Circuit, AG, Magpul, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Xavier Becerra, John Crump


DoJ officials told of Barr meeting on day he submitted memo critical of Mueller

Revealed: the attorney general, then a private lawyer, called the special counsel’s obstruction of justice inquiry into Trump ‘fatally misconceived’ William Barr told the Senate there was no follow-up to his ‘unsolicited’ memo about Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia investigation from senior justice department officials. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters Justice department officials were told William Barr had been invited to meet them last summer on the same day he submitted an “unsolicited” memo t...
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WH refutes claims Mueller report more damaging than AG revealed

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says she has 'full confidence' in Attorney General William Barr's assessment of the Mueller report and refutes claims by investigators on Mueller's team that the report was more damaging than Barr indicated. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Mueller report latest: House Democrats approve subpoena for unredacted version – live

Judiciary committee votes to authorize subpoena 24-17Kushner quietly working to boost numbers of migrantsGo beyond the headlines: sign up to our US morning briefing 3.44pm BST Rep. Jerry Nadler, chair of the Judiciary Committee, says he will move in “very short order” to subpoena the Mueller reports if the Justice Department doesn’t hand it over in full, according to CNN.“We’re going to work with the AG for a short period of time ...if that doesn’t work out, in very short order, we’re going ...
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House Judiciary Plans To Subpoena The Full Mueller Report This Week

The AG has said it will take “weeks, not months,” to redact sensitive parts of the report and release it to the public.
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