All Articles on William Barr

 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks with reporters following the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon in the U.S. Capitol Nov. 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C. News
'No Excuse': Senate Slammed for Reauthorizing Government Spy Powers Without Crucial Privacy Protections
One advocate declared "it would be dangerously irresponsible for the House to pass this reauthorization."
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If This 'Doesn't Give You Chills I Don't Know What Will': McConnell Patriot Act Expansion Would Hand AG Barr Unprecedented Spy Powers
"These amendments would pretty much guarantee the ability of an incumbent administration to spy on its political opponents without consequence."
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President Donald Trump appears at a rally on the eve before the South Carolina primary on February 28, 2020 in North Charleston, South Carolina. The Trump administration is coming under increased criticism from democrats for not doing enough to prepare America for the Coronavirus. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
Mission Imperative: Come November, Trump Must Go
In case you needed a reminder, the pandemic reveals everything rancid about this presidency.
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Attorney General William Barr arrives with President Donald J. Trump to speak with members of the coronavirus task force during a briefing in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Wednesday, April 01, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) News
House Democrats Call on Inspector General to Investigate "Improper Political Interference" of Barr's DOJ
"The American people deserve to know the full extent of the politicization of the Department of Justice. They deserve a Department that is guided by the facts and the law, and not by the President’s political interests."
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'A Cancer on Justice in This Nation': Fresh Demand for Barr's Resignation—or Impeachment—After Flynn Charges Dropped
"We renew our call," said Common Cause's president Friday, for Congress "to impeach William Barr before he does irreparable damage to the system of justice in our nation."
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U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday night said that "history is written by the winners" during an interview with CBS News. (Photo: Screenshot/CBS News) News
'My God,' Says US Senator After William Barr Deploys 'History Is Written by the Winners' Trope
"The head of the American justice system now saying publicly that there is no good or bad except what the strongest want," said another critic. "The definition of autocracy."
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Barr Accused of 'Capturing Justice System' for Benefit of Trump as DOJ Drops Case Against Michael Flynn
"Fairness, independence, and the rule of law are principles that have no meaning to Barr. This is a dark day for the Justice Department."
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Fauci is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and heads up the Trump administration’s Covid-19 task force. (Photo: CNN) Views
If Trump Fires Dr. Fauci and Installs a Barr-Like Toady, Whatever Will Become of Us?
Trump is perfectly capable of installing some suck-up crony as head of the coronavirus task force, someone who would be all right with declaring the pandemic over.
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The Department of Justice headquarters, February 19, 2020. News
'Oh Hell No': DOJ Using Coronavirus Crisis to Push for Expansive Emergency Powers
"This is abhorrent (also: predictable)."
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a Cabinet meeting at the White House on October 21, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
The Unfounding Father: Donald Trump and the End of American Democracy
Not with a bang, ladies and gentleman, but with a pathetic whimper.
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