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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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House Democrats To Hold Barr, Ross In Contempt Of Congress

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The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced Monday it will vote on holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress, Politico reports. The announcement comes as both Barr and Ross refuse to provide documents in regards to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. “Unfortunately, your actions are part of a pattern,” Maryland ...

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The Heart Breaking Reason AG Barr Was In Alaska

Attorney General Bill Bar vowed to solve the “emergency” situation in Western Alaska after traveling throughout the state and witnessing the high rates of crime, sexual violence, and shortage of police. Barr visited the Alaskan town of Napaskiak with Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski where he listened to pleas from villagers over the drastic situation their town faces. Napaskiak ...

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Barr Says Official Explanation For Trump Surveillance Isn’t Adding Up

Attorney General William Barr says that official statements about the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation “are just not jiving” with information he has learned during his short stint in office. “I assumed I’d get answers when I went in and I have not gotten answers that are well satisfactory, and in fact probably have more questions,” Barr said in an ...

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What Is John Huber Up To? Investigating Matters Involving Hillary.

Attorney General William Barr has finally settled an enduring mystery: Where is John Huber? Huber, the U.S. attorney in Utah, was appointed by Barr’s predecessor, Jeff Sessions, in March 2018 to investigate whether the FBI and Justice Department’s handling of the politically-charged Trump and Clinton investigations. One focus of the probe was whether the FBI misled the federal surveillance court ...

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Trump ‘Hopes’ Barr Scrutinizes British And Australian Role In ‘Hoax’ Investigation

President Trump said Friday that he hopes that the attorney general looks at the roles played by the British, Australian, and Ukrainian governments in the investigation of the Trump campaign Trump called out the allied governments when asked about his decision to authorize Barr to declassify a slew of documents related to the origins of the Russia probe ‘I hope ...

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Trump Gives Attorney General Authority To Declassify Russia Probe Documents

President Donald Trump has directed the heads of several government agencies to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the Russia probe. In a memo sent out Thursday, Trump also authorized Barr to declassify documents related to the Russia investigation. The memo grants Barr the authority to “declassify, downgrade, or direct the declassification or downgrading of ...

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Comey, Brennan & Crew: How Is This Different Than Watergate?

With President Trump ordering intelligence entities in every agency and department to fully cooperate with Attorney General Barr – and for Barr to declassify all relevant documentation regarding any clandestine information gathering and surveillance of politicos pursuant to law during the 2018 General Election, we have to ask some serious questions whose answers must transcend politics. How is what the ...

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Bill Barr Used This One Figure To Prove Nationwide Injunctions Are A Problem

Attorney General William Barr condemned the rise of nationwide injunctions Tuesday, saying such sweeping orders undermine the rule of law. Nationwide injunctions prohibit the federal government from enforcing a particular law or policy across the entire country. Progressive-cause lawyering groups have used such injunctions to stymie a wide array of Trump policy priorities. “Since President Trump took office, federal district ...

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