Prosecutors Hit New Roadblock in Texas AG’s Criminal Case

Is that a Teflon suit, Mr. Paxton? Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been under indictment since 2015 on securities fraud charges, and the prosecution suffered another setback Wednesday when the state’s highest criminal court effectively shredded three special prosecutors’ $199,000 bill for their pretrial work on the case.

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Texas Attorney General Demands Records on Chick-Fil-A Vote

The San Antonio City Council’s vote to exclude fast-food chain Chick-fil-A from its airport sparked a lawsuit Monday from Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton, who seeks to force the release of documents that he says would shed light “on the religious bigotry that animated its decision.”

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Trump Empowers Barr to Declassify Russia Probe Background

Eager to advance an investigation on the investigation of his campaign, President Donald Trump gave Attorney General William Barr expanded authority Thursday to review and declassify information about the beginnings of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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States Accuse Drugmakers of Price-Fixing on Generics

Connecticut and 43 other states filed a 500-page lawsuit Friday accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals and more than a dozen of the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers of a broad conspiracy to artificially inflate and manipulate prices, reduce competition and unreasonably restrain trade for more than 100 different generic drugs.

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House Committee Prepares to Hold Barr in Contempt of Congress

A House committee is poised to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress — the opening salvo in what could be a lengthy, acrimonious court battle between House Democrats and President Trump’s administration over special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

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Barr Will Face Senate Questions Wednesday

Attorney General William Barr will face lawmakers’ questions for the first time since releasing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report and amid new revelations that Mueller expressed frustration to Barr about how the report’s findings were being portrayed.

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Mueller Disputed Barr’s Portrayal of Report Findings

Special counsel Robert Mueller expressed frustration to Attorney General William Barr last month about how the findings of his Russia investigation were being portrayed, saying he worried that a letter summarizing the main conclusions of the probe lacked the necessary context and was creating public confusion about his team’s work, a Justice Department official said Tuesday night.

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Dems Spy Damnation in Mueller Report for Trump and Barr

Still digesting this morning’s lodestone of findings on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, Democrats accused Attorney General William Barr Thursday of downplaying the report by special counsel Robert Mueller to benefit President Donald Trump.

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