House Democrats Turn Their Gaze to Bill Barr

House Democrats frustrated by the Senate’s acquittal of President Trump are pushing their oversight efforts to the Justice Department and what they call Attorney General William Barr’s efforts to politicize federal law enforcement.

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Trump Attacks on Justice Department Make Job ‘Impossible,’ Barr Says

Attorney General William Barr lashed out at President Donald Trump on Thursday, saying the president’s social media attacks on the Justice Department “make it impossible to do my job” and that “I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody.”

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Attorney General Bill Barr Agrees to Testify Before the House 

Attorney General Bill Barr will face questions from lawmakers in a much anticipated hearing in March, finally giving Democrats a chance to publicly and formally pore over their concerns that the nation’s chief law enforcement officer is misusing his power to give President Donald Trump political cover.

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Trump Denies Interference in Roger Stone’s Sentencing

President Donald Trump Wednesday declined to say whether he plans to pardon Roger Stone after the Justice Department rolled back a sentencing recommendation for the president’s longtime ally, who was convicted last year of lying to Congress and witness tampering. 

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Prosecutors Quit as Justice Dep’t Seeks Lighter Sentence for Stone

The four federal prosecutors who secured the obstruction conviction of longtime Trump ally Roger Stone withdrew from the case Tuesday – with two resigning from the Justice Department – after it dialed back their sentencing recommendation which President Donald Trump had called a “miscarriage of justice.”

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Stone Lied to Congress to Protect Trump, Federal Prosecutor Tells Jurors

In a stunning layout of the events federal prosecutors aim to prove transpired at the highest levels of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, the Justice Department told a federal jury that Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone lied to Congress about his communications with WikiLeaks in order to protect the president.

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Illness Forces Roger Stone to Leave Trial During Jury Selection

Roger Stone’s trial kicked off Tuesday in Washington, D.C., with a bizarre turn of events as the Trump associate, who first advised the president to make a run for the White House decades ago, went home sick in the early hours of selecting a jury to decide if he lied to Congress about his communications with WikiLeaks.

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