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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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DOJ starting new investigation into James Comey, Andrew McCabe, and Peter Strzok

DOJ starting new investigation into James Comey, Andrew McCabe, and Peter Strzok

One of Robert Mueller’s former top prosecutors said the outside prosecutor picked to review the case against retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn is a ruse to investigate President Trump’s perceived enemies. Andrew Weissmann, a former Justice Department official who was known as Mueller’s “pit bull” during the Russia investigation, said …

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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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Trump tweets he has right to interfere in DOJ cases after Barr’s critique

Trump tweets he has right to interfere in DOJ cases after Barr's critique

Attorney General William Barr listens as President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks and signs the Operation Lady Justice Executive Order to address the issue of missing and murdered Native Americans in the Oval Office at the White House on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford | The …

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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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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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T-Mobile, Sprint Expected to Win in Merger Case: Reports

T-Mobile, Sprint Expected to Win in Merger Case: Reports

Sprint’s Marcelo Claure, left, and T-Mobile’s John Legere, right, at a House Commerce subcommittee hearing in February 2019.Photo: Jose Luis Magana (AP) U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero is set to allow the $26.5 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger to go forward, clearing the path to merge the nation’s third and …

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