Barr Defends Protest Response in Fiery House Hearing

Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday defended the Trump administration’s use of federal agents to respond to racial justice protests, as Democrats accused him of seeking conflict in the streets and using the Justice Department to aid the president’s re-election bid.

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Mueller Defends Russia Probe, Says Stone Remains a Felon

Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of “paramount importance” and asserting that a Trump ally, Roger Stone, “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so” despite the president’s decision to commute his prison sentence.

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Prosecutors Warn of Politicization in Justice Department

Reigniting calls for Attorney General William Barr’s impeachment, two Justice Department attorneys told a House panel Wednesday politics have infested some of the agency’s highest-profile actions, including the prosecution of Roger Stone.

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Former DOJ Officials Call on Attorney General to Step Down

Nearly 2,000 former Justice Department officials called for Attorney General William Barr to resign Monday over what they said was his egregious role in the government dropping the case against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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Trump Offered to Pardon Assange if He Cleared Russia on Hack, Lawyers Say

President Donald Trump offered WikiLeaks leader Julian Assange a pardon, a London court heard Wednesday, with one condition: Deny that it was Russian hackers who provided the leaked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

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