Former Attorney General William Barr has denounced President Donald Trump after rioters, spurred by the president’s incendiary language and baseless claims of election fraud, stormed Capitol Hill yesterday in a bid to overturn the election results.
As he is getting ready to depart as Attorney General, William Barr told reporters that there is no need for a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden.
The outgoing president could be on the verge of a pardon spree – for himself, his family members and his crooked friends.
Trump's presidency – and his hopes for remaining in office, despite Biden's decisive victory – came crashing to the ground on Monday.
Despite the fact that there is no election fraud, more than two dozen House Republicans sent a letter to Trump begging him to force Barr to appoint a special counsel.
One sign that the DOJ will be in better hands is that Biden understands that it must not serve as the president's personal lawyer.
According to a source within the Justice Department who did not go on the record, President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr had a “contentious” meeting after the president summoned Barr to the White House following the Justice Department’s announcement that it did not find evidence to support the president’s claims that the 2020 election was fraudulent.
Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) said that Barr's appointment of Durham as a special counsel violated DOJ rules.
For much of the year, polling showed Donald Trump trailing Joe Biden. It may have taken a while, but Biden has won the election and it’s not particularly close. As votes slowly trickle in, it looks like the former Vice President will prevail by more than 7 million votes.
Attorney General Barr notified Congress that he has made John Durham a special counsel so that it will be more difficult for Biden to fire him.
Attorney General William Barr said in an interview that there is no evidence of any fraud that would have changed the outcome of the election.
On Sunday, Trump claimed that Attorney General William Barr and the FBI engaged in election fraud for Biden.
William Barr stepped in and blocked Justice Department lawyers from investigating acts of potentially criminal public corruption by Trump.
William Barr has authorized the Department of Justice to probe what he considers "substantial" voting irregularities.
Trump is livid with his attorney general and the FBI director for refusing to investigate Joe Biden and Barack Obama.
The Bill Barr Justice Department on Monday continued to intervene on Donald Trump's behalf in a decades-old rape allegation.
At least one attempt by Donald Trump to use his Department of Justice to go after his political rivals has flopped.
Trump counted on the Durham investigation to save his reelection campaign, but Barr said it wouldn't be ready by election day.
Trump called on Attorney General William Barr to indict Joe Biden and Barack Obama for "crimes" before Election Day.
Hundreds of attorneys and judges have signed an open letter offering support to any Trump administration officials opposed to “political misuse” of the Department of Justice.
“We, the undersigned, are attorneys from across the political spectrum and across the country. We write to express support for Department of Justice (“DOJ”) professionals who may face difficult choices about participating in political misuse of the DOJ in the election period ahead,” reads the letter from Lawyers Defending American Democracy. “The public and these professionals should know that if they stand up to such misuse — whether via resignation, public statements, or other forms of expressive dissent — they will have broad support in the legal profession, whose best traditions they will be upholding.”