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Trump tweets Justice Department conspiracy despite Barr threat to quit

Trump tweets Justice Department conspiracy despite Barr threat to quit

President Donald J. Trump and US Attorney General William Barr depart after delivering remarks on citizenship and the census in the Rose Garden at the White House on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post | Getty Images Your move, Mr. Attorney General. President …

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Why Trump’s attacks on judges matter to Barr and the Justice Department

Trump's pardon spree deepens crisis gripping American justice

The judges, a mix of Republican and Democratic appointees, who sit mostly on district courts across the country, will meet via conference call in their capacity as members of a little-known group called the Federal Judges Association. It’s an independent, volunteer nonprofit that was established in the 1980s to deal …

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Dan Bongino on media analysts reportedly signing petition urging Barr to resign: ‘The left is psychotic’

Dan Bongino on media analysts reportedly signing petition urging Barr to resign: 'The left is psychotic'

Former NYPD officer and Secret Service agent Dan Bongino reacted on “Fox & Friends” Monday to some media analysts reportedly signing a petition urging Attorney General Bill Barr to resign over the sentencing of former Trump adviser Roger Stone. More than 1,100 former Justice Department employees have signed an online petition urging Barr to …

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These prosecutors want radical criminal justice change. Barr is fighting to stop them.

These prosecutors want radical criminal justice change. Barr is fighting to stop them.

Progressive prosecutors, coming off one of the biggest years in their movement’s short history, are looking to 2020 with hope of winning key district attorney offices around the nation and boosting their influence with an overhaul of the system from within. Attorney General William Barr is standing in their way. …

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More than 1,100 former prosecutors and other DOJ officials call on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign

Was Stone sentencing recommendation too harsh?

“Mr. Barr’s actions in doing the President’s personal bidding unfortunately speak louder than his words. Those actions, and the damage they have done to the Department of Justice’s reputation for integrity and the rule of law, require Mr. Barr to resign. But because we have little expectation he will do …

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Trey Gowdy insists Barr working hard to clean up DOJ despite McCabe decision: ‘Lady Justice needs that blindfold back on’

Trey Gowdy insists Barr working hard to clean up DOJ despite decision not to charge McCabe

The Justice Department‘s decision to not pursue criminal charges against former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe continues a “terrible four years” for the department, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy told Fox News on Friday. However, the ex-South Carolina congressman said he believes Attorney General William Barr is doing all he can …

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Trey Gowdy insists Barr working hard to clean up DOJ despite decision not to charge McCabe

Trey Gowdy insists Barr working hard to clean up DOJ despite decision not to charge McCabe

Former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy told Fox News Friday that the Justice Department’s decision to not pursue criminal charges against former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe continues a “terrible four years” for the department. However, the ex-Greenville lawmaker told “Hannity” that he believes Attorney General William Barr is doing all he can …

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William Barr says Trump’s tweets about DOJ cases make it ‘impossible to do my job

US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with US Attorney General William Barr (R) during the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor presentation ceremony at the White House in Washington, DC on May 22, 2019. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP)        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

In an interview with ABC News, Barr provided a robust defense of the department’s rank-and-file and said Trump’s online missives made it “impossible” to do his job. “I cannot do my job here at the department with a constant background commentary that undercuts me,” Barr said. “To have public statements …

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William Barr Says He Will Not ‘Be Bullied’ in Response to Trump’s Attacks

William Barr Says He Will Not 'Be Bullied' in Response to Trump's Attacks

WASHINGTON — In an extraordinary rebuke of President Trump, Attorney General William P. Barr said on Thursday that Mr. Trump’s attacks on the Justice Department had made it “impossible for me to do my job” and asserted that “I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody.” Mr. Barr …

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DOJ walkout lays bare internal tension with Attorney General Willaim Barr

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People familiar with the situation at the DC US attorney’s office said other prosecutors have discussed resigning in the coming days following the Justice Department leadership’s decision to disavow and claw back a sentencing recommendation that prosecutors had made in the case of Stone, a longtime friend of President Donald …

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