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Obama Attorney General Eric Holder: William Barr ‘Unfit’ For Office

Former Attorney General Eric Holder delivered a scathing attack on current Attorney General William Barr, calling him “unfit to lead” in an op-ed published by the Washington Post Wednesday. Holder, a Democrat who served as former President Barack Obama’s AG from 2009 to 2015, attacked Barr in the op-ed for “partisan” statements and actions. The former AG began by noting that ...

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As Always The MSM Lies About The IG Report

The Justice Department inspector general’s report rebuts a number of Trump-Russia assertions made by key players, including the news media, former FBI Director James B. Comey and Rep. Adam B. Schiff, a leading conspiracy proponent. The Washington Times analyzed Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz’s 476-page history of Crossfire Hurricane, as the Russia probe was code-named, to compare his ...

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Attorney General Barr Calls FBI Actions Against Trump Campaign ‘Clear Abuse of the FISA Process’

U.S. Attorney General William Barr applauded Tuesday the work of Inspector General Michael Horowitz in creating his report on FBI abuses of the FISA process. “Nothing is more important than the credibility and integrity of the FBI and the Department of Justice.  That is why we must hold our investigators and prosecutors to the highest ethical and professional standards,” Barr ...

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AG Barr Blasts ‘Completely Irresponsible Press,’ Hits FBI For ‘Gross Abuses’ In Trump Probe

Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday blasted the “completely irresponsible press” as well as the FBI for their respective roles in pushing the debunked theory that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government in 2016. Barr said in an interview with NBC News he disagreed with a Justice Department inspector general’s report, released Monday, that said the FBI had ...

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Report: AG Barr Disagrees With Key Finding In Watchdog’s Trump-Russia Report

Attorney General William Barr disagrees with a key conclusion from the Justice Department inspector general’s investigation regarding the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, according to a new report. The Washington Post, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, reports that Barr has told associates that he does not believe that the FBI had enough information to justify opening a counterintelligence ...

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AG William Barr Says Release Of FISA Report Is ‘Imminent’

Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that the release of an inspector general’s report on FBI’s surveillance of the Trump campaign is “imminent.” On Tuesday, multiple news outlets reported that Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department inspector general, has invited witnesses interviewed in connection with the investigation to review portions of the forthcoming report. The step is routine in investigations conducted ...

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William Barr Says US Attorney Investigating Trump-Russia Probe Origins Is Making ‘Great Progress’

Attorney General William Barr said Monday that the federal prosecutor leading an investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe has made “great progress.” In an interview with Fox News, Barr defended the prosecutor, John Durham, as having a “great reputation for non-partisanship.” “He’s a by-the-book kind of guy. He’s thorough and fair, and I’m confident he’s going to get ...

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DOJ Launches Criminal Investigation Into Russia Probe

The Department of Justice is opening a criminal investigation into its own Russia probe. A new report from The New York Times said officials have shifted the Russia investigation overseen by Attorney General Barr from an “administrative review” into a criminal investigation. The move gives U.S. attorney John Durham the power to subpoena witnesses and documents. DOJ rules state that ...

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NYT: DOJ Inquiry Into Origins Of Trump-Russia Probe Is Now A Full-Blown Criminal Investigation

What began as an administrative review of the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation is now a full-blown criminal probe, according to a report Thursday. The shift, reported by The New York Times, opens up several investigative techniques for John Durham, the U.S. attorney from Connecticut who is leading the investigation. Durham can now subpoena witnesses, present evidence to a grand ...

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Barr Asks Facebook To Halt A Program Officials Believe Will Prevent Them From Busting Sex Predators

Attorney General William Barr sent a letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday asking him to halt a privacy program that could potentially hide criminal evidence by encrypting messages. Barr’s letter says that while encryption is important, Facebook must take necessary steps to ensure that such a program does not hurt law enforcements’ efforts to catch criminals who operate ...

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Report: AG Barr Ramping Up Probe Of CIA, FBI Activities In 2016

Attorney General William Barr has met with foreign intelligence officials, including during a trip to Italy earlier in September, regarding an investigation into surveillance activities against the Trump campaign, The Washington Post reported. Barr was joined in the meeting by John Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, WaPo reported, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter. Barr tapped Durham earlier ...

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Lindsey Graham Urges AG Barr To Declassify Nine Categories Of Information From FISA Abuse Probe

Sen. Lindsey Graham sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr urging him to declassify a slew of documents related to the FISA abuse probe Graham listed nine separate categories of documents that he says should be made public The documents would shed light on how the FBI assessed the infamous Steele dossier, which the FBI used to obtain surveillance ...

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William Barr Has A Message For Jeffrey Epstein’s Co-Conspirators

Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he was “appalled” by Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide over the weekend, but urged that the millionaire pedophile’s co-conspirators “should not rest easy.” “This sex trafficking case was very important to the Department of Justice and to me personally,” Barr said during a speech before the National Fraternal Order of Police in New Orleans. ...

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Attorney General William Barr Puts Additional Limits On Asylum Claims

Attorney General William Barr ruled Monday that being a member of a family harassed by gangs is not enough to qualify for asylum. In a ruling that will likely block a large number of immigrants from lodging successful asylum claims moving forward, Barr overturned a previous decision made by Board of Immigration Appeals, which found that being a member of ...

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Schiff: AG Barr Is ‘Second Most Dangerous Man In The Country’

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Tuesday called Attorney General William Barr “the second most dangerous man in the country,” seemingly after President Trump. “We find ourselves, I think, for the first time with an attorney general who really is the president’s defense lawyer and spokesperson, and who’s quite good at it,” Schiff said at an event held by ...

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