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House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn

The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don Mc...

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn

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House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce sub...
07:17, 06/12/2019

House Dems set contempt vote against Barr and McGahn The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas, according to multiple Democratic sources.The resolution would clear the way for...
08:17, 06/04/2019

House moves to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn Resolution authorizes court action against US attorney general and former White House counsel in aftermath of Mueller reportThe House of Representatives has passed a resolution enabling lawmakers to go to court to enforce their subpoenas against the ...
05:17, 06/12/2019

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr, McGahn in contempt The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to the probe into Russian meddling i...
03:34, 06/04/2019

House to vote June 11 on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt of Congress The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on June 11 whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, according to a Democratic aide....
16:51, 06/04/2019

Stepping up Trump clash, House votes to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
02:00, 06/12/2019

House Dems to vote on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt, seeking to keep Mueller spotlight alive The Democrat-led House of Representatives is set to vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas, House Majority L...
08:34, 06/04/2019

U.S. House authorizes court action to enforce Trump subpoenas The Democratically controlled U.S. House of Representatives authorized its congressional committees on Tuesday to sue Trump administration figures who defy subpoenas seeking documents and testimony about President Donald Trump and his policies....
23:17, 06/11/2019

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
02:00, 05/21/2019

White House tells McGahn to defy House subpoena, as DOJ asserts 'immunity' President Trump has directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to skip a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, citing a Justice Department opinion that he cannot be compelled to testify about his official duties.  ...
22:51, 05/20/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
17:17, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for Don McGahn, despite White House move to block subpoena The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Don McGahn next week, but it is unclear if the former White House counsel will agree to appear—the latest development in the battle between congressional Democrats and the White House for test...
18:51, 05/14/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn over documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. “The Wh...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Hannity slams Democrats for targeting Barr and McGahn, says Russia probe origins results 'tip of the iceberg' Fox News' Sean Hannity slammed Democrats for turning the government into a political "weapon" and cited sources he's spoken with that the coming results of the investigation into the origins of the Russia probe will be the "tip of the iceberg."...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Don McGahn won't comply with House Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn will not comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, after the White House instructed him not to abide by House Democrats' demands.Current White H...
18:17, 05/07/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel moved toward holding Attorney General Wil...
17:34, 05/08/2019

McGahn defies subpoena to testify before House committee Former White House lawyer Don McGahn refused to comply with a subpoena to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, setting the stage for the panel to hold him in contempt. As ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. House Judiciary chair says still expects McGahn to testify U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday the panel will meet on Tuesday as planned and expects Don McGahn to testify, despite President Trump's order that his former counsel not appear....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify about the Russia investigation before a congressional committee, deepening a fight between the administration and Democratic lawmakers....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Hope Hicks, Don McGahn aide subpoenaed by House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and an aide to former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel. The subpoenas direct Hicks to turn ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to then-White ...
22:34, 05/21/2019

White House to Former Counsel Don McGahn: Ignore Those Congressional Subpoenas, We Got You The White House is continuing its efforts to defy Congress as new reports note that the Trump administration has directed former White House counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with a Congressional subpoena related to Robert Mueller’s investigation....
22:51, 05/07/2019

White House orders Don McGahn not to comply with congressional subpoena Former White House counsel was subpoenaed by the House committee investigating the findings of the special counsel The White House has informed Congress that it has ordered the former counsel Don McGahn not to hand over documents subpoenaed by a cong...
07:34, 05/08/2019

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Watch live: House judiciary committee holds hearing without Don McGahn The House judiciary committee will go ahead with a hearing Tuesday that was supposed to include testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn about the Justice Department's Russia investigation....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Trump stops ex-White House counsel Don McGahn testifying to Congress Justice department says McGahn cannot be compelled to talkHouse panel chair Jerry Nadler condemns interventionDonald Trump has blocked the former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before Congress about the special counsel report on Russi...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Trump suggests he won’t let ex-White House lawyer McGahn testify before Congress President Trump on Thursday said he doesn’t believe he will let former White House counsel Don McGahn testify in front of committees in Congress. Trump, in an interview on Fox News, said McGahn had been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, ...
09:34, 05/03/2019

House panel chairman threatens to force McGahn testimony in court U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he was willing to go to court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify at a hearing on the federal investigation into Russian election interference....
17:34, 05/21/2019

McGahn's lawyer tells U.S. House Judiciary panel his client will not testify Former White House Counsel Don McGahn's lawyer told the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday that his client would not testify before the panel on Tuesday, according to a letter viewed by Reuters....
09:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. Justice Department : ex-White House counsel McGahn has 'immunity from testifying' The U.S. Justice Department offered President Donald Trump legal cover on Monday to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, saying McGahn has "immunity from testifying" before Congress about m...
00:51, 05/21/2019

No Mueller, no McGahn and stalled investigations leave House Democrats frustrated  Democrats face an uncooperative president, Pelosi’s reluctance about impeachment and a court system that could take years in resolving the standoff. ...
03:17, 05/18/2019

White House Asked McGahn to Declare Trump Never Obstructed Justice Two requests by presidential advisers show how far the White House has gone to try to push back on accusations that the president obstructed justice....
00:51, 05/11/2019

Trump Instructs McGahn to Defy Subpoena and Skip House Testimony Mr. McGahn risks being held in contempt of Congress. But if he defies the president, he could damage his career or put his law firm’s business at risk....
22:17, 05/20/2019

White House asked McGahn to say he didn't believe that Trump obstructed justice The White House asked former White House counsel Don McGahn to say publicly that he did not believe that President Trump obstructed justice, Fox News confirmed Friday -- although McGahn’s attorney said they never perceived the request as a threat....
21:00, 05/11/2019

McGahn refused White House request to say Trump did not obstruct justice WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump sought to have former White House counsel Donald McGahn issue a public statement last month that he did not believe the president had engaged in criminal conduct when he sought to exert control over the Russi...
13:34, 05/11/2019

White House intends to block former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
21:34, 05/20/2019

Trump to tell ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to instruct former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena to testify before a U.S. House panel investigating whether Trump illegally obstructed the Russia probe, the New York Times repo...
21:34, 05/20/2019

Rep. Jerry Nadler threatens legal action for Don McGahn’s testimony before House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Tuesday vowed to hold President Trump accountable for stonewalling congressional investigations into his administration and threatened to go to court to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the House J...
19:00, 05/21/2019

White House defies Congress on McGahn subpoena as Trump battles Democrats The White House on Tuesday instructed Don McGahn, its former counsel, to refuse to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry, intensifying a fight between President Donald Trump's ad...
21:34, 05/07/2019

White House reportedly asked Don McGahn to clear Trump of obstruction – live House Ways and Means panel issues subpoenas for six years of Trump’s tax returns, giving IRS and Treasury until next Friday to complySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.47am BST Here’s a response from Jerry Nadler, chairman of the...
02:00, 05/11/2019

White House orders former counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with Mueller subpoena The House judiciary committee can't ask former White House counsel Donald McGahn for documents related to the Russia investigation because he doesn't own the legal right to them, administration officials said....
19:00, 05/07/2019

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Trump: It ‘doesn’t matter’ what ex-White House counsel McGahn told Mueller President Trump disputed in an interview the account by former White House counsel Don McGahn to Robert Mueller that the president instructed him to remove the special counsel. McGahn “may have been confused” when he told Mueller during the probe int...
13:51, 06/14/2019

McGahn refused request by White House to say Trump did not obstruct justice after Mueller report’s release As Trump’s attorneys prepared for the public release of the report last month, the White House sought for its former counsel to issue a statement making public what he had told Mueller’s team....
05:17, 05/11/2019

‘Nobody Is Above the Law’: House Democrats Are Furious With Barr Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he did not appear at a hearing. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that he lied to Congress. “That’...
00:34, 05/03/2019

Barr won't testify before House panel Thursday The Justice Department issued a double-barreled rebuff to Democrats on Wednesday, informing the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr would not show up for his scheduled testimony before the panel and that the department would ...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Swalwell: If Barr had 'nothing to hide,' he'd testify before House Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., blasted Attorney General William Barr Wednesday for declining to testify before a planned House Judiciary Committee meeting Thursday saying Barr 'had something to hide.'...
05:51, 05/02/2019

House committee votes AG Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia rep...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Here’s how the House’s standoff with William Barr could escalate Attorney General William Barr has until Monday morning to follow House Democrats’ orders to reveal the redacted parts of the Mueller Report — or else. But what “or else” entails remains an open question. As Barr continues to balk at the subpoena issu...
06:34, 05/05/2019

AG William Barr refusing to testify before House WASHINGTON – Attorney General William Barr plans to skip his second day of Congressional testimony before the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee, Chairman Jerrold Nadler confirmed. “Although we have worked around the clock to address his co...
11:51, 05/02/2019

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
04:34, 06/07/2019

U.S. House committee prepares contempt vote against Barr A U.S. House panel was poised to vote on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena that demanded the full, unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Barr will be subpoenaed if he fails to appear at House hearing: Democrat U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be subpoenaed if does not appear for a hearing of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Democratic Representative Hakeem Jeffries said on Wednesday....
00:17, 05/02/2019

House Panel Votes To Hold AG Barr In Contempt WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The commi...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Barr says he won’t stop Mueller from testifying before House panel Attorney General William Barr denied that he is preventing special counsel Robert Mueller from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, according to a report. “It’s Bob’s call whether he wants to testify,” Barr told the Wall Street Journal on...
20:00, 05/16/2019

House Dems threaten to hold Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday inched closer to holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted report. “Yes, we will continue to negotiat...
18:34, 05/02/2019

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. ...
14:51, 05/22/2019

House Judiciary threatens to hold Barr in contempt WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not comply with a new Monday deadline for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report and some ...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Democrats blast Barr after he skips House hearing Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ros...
03:34, 06/04/2019

U.S. House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, House Majority...
01:51, 06/04/2019

House panel chairman says Barr must testify Thursday U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr must testify before his panel on Thursday, despite Barr's reported objections to the format for questions that Democrats intend to use....
02:17, 04/30/2019

House panel chair: 'No choice' but to hold Barr in contempt A U.S. House panel was poised to vote on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena that demanded the full, unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller....
15:34, 05/08/2019

Minus Barr, House committee convenes Mueller hearing A U.S. House committee convened on Thursday without Attorney General William Barr in attendance to discuss his handling of the Mueller report at a time of rising tensions between the Trump administration and Congress....
15:34, 05/02/2019

House Democrats Doing Their Best to Let William Barr Turn In His Homework Late House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler warned Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he has just one more chance to comply with a congressional subpoena before he’s in very big trouble, according to a letter sent to the Department of J...
20:51, 05/03/2019

House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has no choice but to begin proceedings to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. New York Democrat Jerrold Nadler cites Barr’s failure to comply with a...
09:51, 05/07/2019

House panel votes to hold William Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to abide by a subpoena to turn over an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to Congress. Members of the panel approve...
23:51, 05/08/2019

The Latest: White House blasts Dems’ Barr hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia report (all times local): 9:50 a.m. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says it’s “...
17:17, 05/02/2019

House panel issues report citing Barr for contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a report citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt over a panel subpoena seeking Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full unredacted report on his Russia investigation....
17:17, 05/06/2019

Nadler says Barr contempt citation will go to House floor 'rapidly' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, after his panel voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to release an unredacted copy of the Mueller report, said the measure would go to th...
02:00, 05/09/2019

| US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer The Democratic chairperson of the US House Intelligence Committee says he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian e...
18:34, 05/23/2019

House panel adopts aggressive format for Barr hearing The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to adopt a more aggressive questioning format for a hearing set for this week with Attorney General William Barr....
19:17, 05/01/2019

On Politics: House Panel Recommends Holding Barr in Contempt The Judiciary Committee voted to recommend that the attorney general be held in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over the full Mueller report....
08:34, 05/09/2019

House panel votes to hold Barr, Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress on Wednesday for defying the panel’s subpoenas for documents about the decision to add a citizenship question to the ...
03:17, 06/13/2019

Here’s what happens if the House Judiciary Committee holds William Barr in contempt WASHINGTON – If Wednesday’s vote in the House Judiciary Committee to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress passes, Democrats will still be several steps away from seeing the full Mueller report. First the full House will ha...
02:00, 05/07/2019

House Democrats Push Barr to Submit to a Lawyer’s Questioning The House Judiciary Committee will vote on whether to allow Republican and Democratic lawyers to question Attorney General William P. Barr, signaling that Democrats are not backing down....
22:00, 04/29/2019

House Judiciary panel poised to hold Barr in contempt WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is moving ahead with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after last-minute negotiations stalled with the Justice Department over access to the full, unredacted version o...
08:17, 05/08/2019

U.S. House committee to vote on holding AG William Barr in contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report....
14:00, 05/08/2019

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census....
01:34, 06/13/2019

House Democrats give Barr deadline for access to Mueller report In a letter, Rep. Jerrold Nadler said if the Justice Department “persists in its baseless refusal to comply” the committee will move toward contempt proceedings....
17:34, 05/03/2019

House panel chairman warns Barr over testimony, Mueller report Democratic U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Thursday urged Attorney General William Barr to comply with the panel's demands to testify before it and to release Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report o...
01:00, 05/03/2019

House Democrats consider holding Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not comply with requests During closed-door meetings, Judiciary Committee Democrats discussed how to respond if Barr refuses to show for a hearing or ignores a subpoena for the full Mueller report....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Lawmakers talk about contempt for 'chicken' William Barr over House no-show A House judiciary committee hearing went on Thursday without Attorney General William Barr, who declined to field questions about Russian interference in the 2016 election -- prompting lawmakers to trade barbs....
01:34, 05/03/2019

House chairman gives Barr more time to release full Mueller report The Democratic head of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday said the panel would make one more good faith attempt to negotiate with U.S. Attorney General William Barr over the release U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full, unredacted r...
01:00, 05/03/2019

House Democrats Are Prepared to Hold William Barr in Contempt of Congress. What Does That Mean? House Democrats are ready to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after the Department of Justice failed to deliver an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Jerrod Nadler, chairman of the House Judici...
00:17, 05/08/2019

House judiciary committee will vote Wednesday to hold Barr in contempt House Democrats will vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report to Congress....
18:34, 05/06/2019

William Barr Refuses to Appear Before House on Thursday After Contentious Senate Testimony Attorney General William Barr told the House Judiciary Committee that he won’t show up for a scheduled hearing Thursday about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Barr is “trying to blackmail the committee,”...
03:34, 05/02/2019

House Judiciary Committee to Vote Wednesday to Hold Barr in Contempt The House Judiciary Committee sets Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he failed to turn over an unredacted Mueller report....
18:51, 05/06/2019

AG William Barr threatens to no-show at House judiciary hearing over format U.S. Attorney General William Barr has warned House Democrats to change the format for his hearing before the judiciary committee this week or he won't attend....
13:17, 04/29/2019

U.S. House panel readies contempt vote against Barr over Mueller report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to give them an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
23:17, 05/06/2019

AG William Barr to skip hearing with U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justice Departme...
07:00, 05/02/2019

House Judiciary schedules vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote for later this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full unredacted report....
18:00, 05/06/2019

House panel threatens contempt of Congress vote against Barr, Ross The top U.S. law enforcement officer and the Commerce secretary will face a contempt of Congress vote unless they hand over documents by Thursday on efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the chairman of a House of Representatives ...
01:51, 06/04/2019

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena for information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your act...
23:17, 06/03/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges contempt of Congress finding for Barr U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said she believed that Attorney General William Barr should be held in contempt of Congress for not providing it with the full report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over information from the Mueller investigation....
16:17, 06/12/2019

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspeci...
19:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
03:00, 05/09/2019

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Fo...
23:17, 06/12/2019

House Dems subpoena full Mueller report, following Barr contempt vote The House intelligence committee has subpoenaed the Justice Department for special counsel Robert Mueller's full, unredacted report and underlying evidence....
09:00, 05/09/2019

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump...
21:51, 06/05/2019

House Democrats vote to hold attorney general Barr in contempt of Congress Panel takes action after Barr refused to provide unredacted Mueller report, as Schiff subpoenas attorney generalLive: follow the latest US politics newsHouse Democrats voted on Wednesday to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, in contempt of C...
05:00, 05/09/2019

House intel panel chairman subpoenas Barr for Mueller probe documents U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday he had subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
02:00, 05/09/2019

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation f...
07:17, 06/07/2019

House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
23:00, 05/08/2019

AG William Barr is refusing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, daring Democrats to subpoena him AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr has decided not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The move comes after Barr learned last week that Democrats on the committee were planning to have staff attorneys quest...
05:17, 05/02/2019

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The co...
05:00, 05/09/2019

House panel chief Schiff delays subpoena against Barr after Justice Dept offer The Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian electio...
15:51, 05/22/2019

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution hi...
00:34, 06/07/2019

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband ...
10:17, 06/11/2019

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues...
21:17, 05/23/2019

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena regarding the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 ce...
03:34, 06/13/2019

House Panel Approves Contempt for Barr After Trump Claims Privilege Over Full Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt after President Trump asserted executive privilege over the full Mueller report....
00:51, 05/09/2019

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. T...
12:51, 06/13/2019

DOJ fires back after House Dems announce Barr contempt vote, dubs subpoena 'unworkably overbroad' One day after the Democrat-led House of Representatives announced it would vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt, the Justice Department is firing back, saying even Democ...
23:34, 06/04/2019

House Democrats to hold contempt vote Wednesday after Barr misses deadline to provide complete Mueller report The attorney general had released a redacted version on April 18, but Democrats said that was insufficient and have been seeking the full report and the underlying evidence....
16:34, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Venezuela opposition-led congress authorizes payment on PDVSA 2020 bond Venezuela's National Assembly, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, on Tuesday authorized a $71 million interest payment on state oil company PDVSA's 2020 bond, which is backed by shares in U.S. refiner Citgo....
19:51, 05/07/2019

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
06:51, 05/25/2019

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
02:17, 06/04/2019

PepsiCo Withdraws Two More Lawsuits Against Farmers The US-based firm had filed the suits against potato farmers for allegedly growing FC-5 variety of potato for which the company had claimed to have obtained Plant Variety Protection (PVP) rights....
22:34, 05/10/2019

Riot Games will let new employees opt for lawsuits over arbitration Under pressure from employees, Riot Games announced tonight that it will let new employees opt to sue rather than be forced into arbitration.Read More...
08:34, 05/03/2019

J&J agrees to pay about $1 billion to resolve hip implant lawsuits: Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the mat...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Lawsuits say Cento isn’t canning real San Marzano tomatoes WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — The largest U.S. seller of San Marzano tomatoes, known to food lovers as the best tomatoes to make pasta sauce, has been hit with two federal lawsuits claiming what’s inside the can isn’t the real thing. New Jer...
02:34, 05/25/2019

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
02:34, 05/25/2019

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
12:51, 06/04/2019

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its health system. Martin and Rebecca Brown, from Orient, sued Mount Carmel Grove City in Franklin County on...
02:17, 06/16/2019

It Looks Like Uber's Sleazy Approach to Driver Lawsuits Could Be Backfiring Uber has had what can best be characterized as a shitstorm of scandals in its decade-long run, and that isn’t even including any misconduct kept out of the public eye thanks to forced arbitration. Hiding those scandals appears to be turning into a co...
02:17, 05/09/2019

MGM Resorts could pay $800M to settle lawsuits over Las Vegas massacre Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern US history. “The company believes it is reasonably poss...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Lawsuits over who should pay buyer’s agent could upend housing market Some Realtors believe an adverse decision in the cases would produce transformative changes in home-sale transactions nationwide. Brokers say that it could create situations where first-time and other cash-short buyers might not be able to afford to ...
17:17, 05/15/2019

Michael Cohen settles Stormy Daniels lawsuits from jail Michael Cohen settled two cases brought against him by porn star Stormy Daniels — all while the former fixer for President Trump serves time in a state facility, it was revealed on Thursday. Cohen made the agreement to throw out two cases that Daniel...
01:34, 06/21/2019

Riot Games employees walk out over workplace harassment lawsuits More than 150 workers at the developer’s Los Angeles HQ join protest – the largest such walkout in video game industry historyEmployees of Riot Games, makers of popular online battle video game League of Legends, staged a mass walkout on Monday to pr...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Lawsuits: Schools knew girls were sexually assaulted, taped NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The public school district of metro Nashville, Tennessee, is accused of not protecting its students from a known sexual harassment problem that involved female students being sexually assaulted, secretly recorded and then bull...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Judge weighs request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge says he'll rule soon on whether to dismiss claims filed in several lawsuits against the U.S. Air Force in connection with a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that killed more than two dozen people....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Maine and Hawaii on Monday joined dozens of others in suing the pharmaceutical giant Purdue over the r...
12:00, 06/04/2019

Governor signs bill easing limit on sex abuse lawsuits New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday to ease restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court, an action that comes after a wave of details last year about the abuse of minors in the Roman Catholic Church...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Apple’s Alleged iPhone App Monopoly (WASHINGTON) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court’s four libe...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Judge in Sandy Hook conspiracy lawsuits reports threats WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge overseeing lawsuits by families of Sandy Hook shooting victims against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says she has been threatened by people posting on Jones’ Infowars website. Judge Barbara Bellis wr...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Canada vows to defends its business in Cuba as U.S. opens way for lawsuits Canada vowed on Friday to defend its businesses operating in Cuba after U.S. President Donald Trump lifted a ban on American citizens filing lawsuits against investors working on the island nation....
13:17, 05/04/2019

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that left more than two dozen people dead....
02:17, 05/24/2019

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the matter....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court ...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Pepsi withdraws Indian potato farmer lawsuits after political pressure PepsiCo Inc has agreed to withdraw lawsuits against Indian potato farmers it alleged infringed a patent by cultivating a variety grown exclusively for its Lay's potato chips....
20:00, 05/02/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
18:17, 05/21/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to a Department of Justice investigation into the company's sales practices of one of its popular ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month....
04:51, 06/01/2019

‘Our Subpoenas Are Not Optional,’ Nadler Warns McGahn Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to cite Donald F. McGahn II for contempt after the former White House counsel defied a subpoena....
21:34, 05/21/2019

GOP at Don McGahn hearing: Dems want fight, not facts The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee accused Democrats of theatrics when they held another hearing with an empty witness chair, this time for former White House Counsel Don McGahn who refused to appear before the committee. (May 21...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuits over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
12:51, 05/24/2019

Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth paid to bondholders, businesses and others....
03:17, 05/01/2019

Microsoft joins group seeking to kill off historic climate change lawsuits Legal immunity would squash raft of climate lawsuits launched by cities and counties across the US seeking compensation for damages Microsoft has joined a conservative-led group that demands fossil fuel companies be granted legal immunity from attemp...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbitration and sexist culture, and say they are prepared to take further action if the company does not c...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
02:00, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Nadler says panel will move quickly on McGahn WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller’s report (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move “as quickly as possible” to seek court enforcement of ...
23:51, 06/11/2019

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
15:51, 06/14/2019

McGahn to skip hearing as Democrats debate next steps WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are facing yet another brazen attempt by President Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena for his testimony on orders from the White...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump doesn't want Don McGahn to testify in Congress President Donald Trump said he doesn't want any of his current or former administration officials, including former White House counsel Don McGhan, to testify to the U.S. House about possible obstruction of justice by himself....
17:34, 05/03/2019

Trump says he's not inclined to let former counsel McGahn testify to Congress President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not believe he would allow former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify to committees in Congress, saying McGahn had already spoken to the special counsel on the Russia probe....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Trump takes aim at McGahn, says he ‘had a much better chance of being fired than Mueller’ The president’s tweet came after reports that McGahn had refused a White House request, after the Mueller report’s release, to say Trump did not obstruct justice....
01:17, 05/13/2019

Trump says he will decide over next week whether to let McGahn testify for Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he will decide in the coming days whether he will allow former White House lawyer Don McGahn to testify before U.S. lawmakers or whether he will invoke executive privilege to block his testimony....
00:51, 05/04/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
19:51, 06/13/2019

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has a tentative $44 million deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing people familiar with the deal, reported that $30 million would go to plaintiffs and $14 million would be used to pay legal fees....
08:34, 05/24/2019

Supreme Court ruling means Apple could face lawsuits from lots of angry customers The United States Supreme Court ruled this week that users could sue Apple for allegedly monopolizing the App Store and driving up the price of apps. This means that, if you’re so inclined, you could bring suit against Apple for overcharging you. App...
03:17, 05/14/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid crisis....
18:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth paid to bondholders, businesses and others....
03:34, 05/01/2019

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” ...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats faced another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations on Tuesday, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGa...
01:17, 05/22/2019

US briefing: Iran deal crumbles, Don McGahn and climate skepticism Wednesday’s top story: Iran announces partial withdrawal from nuclear agreement. Plus, the Republicans taking on Trump in 2020Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:51, 05/08/2019

As McGahn Prepares to Defy Subpoena, Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
13:34, 05/21/2019

Nadler vows accountability after McGahn defies subpoena to testify House Democrats convened Tuesday to hear a crucial witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — and for the second time in a month, they came face to face with an empty chair.Former White House Counsel Don McGahn refused to appear, def...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Trump pressed by Stephanopoulos on McGahn's testimony to Mueller: 'George, you're being a little wise guy' President Trump was pressed by ABC News' George Stephanopoulos on whether he sought the removal of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and why he didn't answer questions from Mueller about obstruction. ...
17:17, 06/14/2019

Judge Napolitano: Congress likely to hear testimony from Mueller, ex-WH counsel McGahn Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Wednesday that he believes when the dust settles, Special Counsel Robert Mueller and former White House lawyer Donald McGahn will testify before Congress....
02:51, 05/09/2019

Brit Hume: President Trump on strong ground when it comes to McGahn testimony Fox News Senior Analyst Brit Hume said on Tuesday that he believed President Trump was on strong ground after former White House counsel Don McGahn failed to appear for testimony before the House Judiciary Committee....
22:17, 05/21/2019

US briefing: Trump blocks McGahn testimony, Huawei and Niki Lauda Tuesday’s top story: Justice Department says ex-White House counsel cannot be compelled to appear before Congress. Plus, every Game of Thrones episode, rankedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with tod...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Nadler knows he'd be 'completely humiliated' if he challenged McGahn's refusal to testify: Rep. McClintock The House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for former White House counsel Don McGahn was "silly" and the committee's chair knew he couldn't challenge the president's push for McGahn to ignore subpoenas, Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., said Tuesda...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes Supreme Court refusal to hear case on military medical malpractice lawsuits Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known as the Feres doctrine....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Nadler subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson after McGahn defies panel's demands Just hours after former White House Counsel Don McGahn defied a subpoena from House Judiciary Committee Democrats, the panel announced Tuesday it was issuing two new subpoenas: one for former McGahn chief of staff Annie Donaldson, and another for for...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Trump tells Dems 'it's over,' says McGahn won't testify, hits Biden's 'very dumb statement' in Fox News interview President Trump told Fox News in an exclusive wide-ranging interview Thursday evening that the White House has lost patience with congressional Democrats, and forcefully dismissed their efforts to subpoena former White House counsel Don McGahn and ot...
02:51, 05/03/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches tentative £35m deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits' Harvey Weinstein and his former studio board members have reportedly reached a tentative $44 million (£35 million) deal to settle lawsuits by women who accused him of sexual misconduct....
15:17, 05/24/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
05:00, 06/05/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
22:34, 05/21/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
20:51, 05/01/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern parts of the capital Tripoli on Sunday and appeared to be gaining ground....
03:00, 04/29/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
19:17, 06/24/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
00:51, 05/16/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
05:00, 05/15/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
04:51, 06/05/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Tuesday again directed former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to defy subpoenas and refuse to provide documents t...
01:17, 06/05/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn d...
17:34, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
21:17, 05/15/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
23:00, 05/21/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
03:34, 05/10/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
00:34, 06/20/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were key to the Mueller report....
18:00, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 202...
01:34, 06/20/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
07:17, 06/25/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
06:17, 05/09/2019

'No do-over': White House says House Democrats trying to overturn Mueller report White House counsel Pat Cipollone rebuffs document requestsLetter to Jerry Nadler promises to ‘resist overbroad demands’Congress has no right to conduct a “do-over” of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia interference in the 201...
00:34, 05/16/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by governmen...
07:17, 06/25/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from engaging in political activities at work....
03:51, 06/25/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Qatar's emir to visit White House on July 9: White House statement U.S. President Donald Trump will host Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the White House next month, the White House said in a statement on Friday....
16:17, 06/07/2019

Barr Brawl Now that Attorney General William Barr has both testified and not testified to the Senate and House, respectively, the time for political spin is upon us....
00:34, 05/03/2019

On Politics: Who’s the Real William Barr? Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
07:51, 06/10/2019

William Barr and Nancy Pelosi Are Having Fun Here’s a nice little anecdote about two of the most powerful people in Washington D.C. having a laugh about President Donald Trump’s efforts to deliberately create a constitutional crisis....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Rep. Steve Scalise: AG Barr is serious about getting 'bad apples' out of the FBI Rep. Steve Scalise, R, L.A., believes that William Barr's appointment of a U.S. attorney to investigate the origins of the Russia probe proves that the attorney general is getting ready to hit the FBI hard....
18:51, 05/14/2019

William Barr is in deep trouble Attorney General William Barr did two strange things between the time he received special counsel Robert Muelller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and when he released it to Congress and the public....
05:17, 05/01/2019

Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asserting that Attorney General Robert Barr has committed a crime by lying to Congress in his testimony Wednesday to lawmakers about special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 2)       ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Ted Lieu: Barr is now 'one of the most dangerous men' in Washington House Judiciary Democrats held a press conference after Attorney General William Barr did not show up to the scheduled hearing on the report from Robert Mueller's special counsel....
04:51, 05/03/2019

Graham: Pelosi should apologize to AG Barr Sen. Lindsey Graham says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should apologize to Attorney General Bill Barr. While Pelosi did not specify which comments she was referring to, she asserted Thursday that Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress. (May 2) ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Georgia rep.: Dems trying to make AG Barr the 'bad guy' Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., accused Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., Thursday of running a "circus" and unfairly maligning Attorney General William Barr over their dissatisfaction with the Mueller report....
07:34, 05/03/2019

Democrats already fundraising off Barr hearing before it’s over The Democratic fundraising machine found another target on Wednesday, soliciting donations from supporters angered by Attorney General William Barr’s handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on 2016 collusion between Russians and the Trump...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Democrats view Barr testimony with eye to 2020 There's debate as to what Democrats should do next after Attorney General William Barr's contentious Mueller Report testimony before the Senate followed by his failure to show up at a House hearing. (April 2)      ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fox News that aired Friday, Barr said he wasn’t worried about the near certainty that the House will v...
17:00, 05/17/2019

William Barr just said some remarkable things on Fox News The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."...
20:34, 05/17/2019

Graham to Mueller: Come testify if you dispute Barr Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham on Friday asked Robert Mueller if he’d like to testify about any “misrepresentation” by Attorney General William Barr concerning a phone call they had about the special counsel’s report. “Please inform the Com...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Democrats may hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats have signalled they may hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Trump wants Barr to consider investigating Biden – Giuliani Attorney general ‘should make this call’ over Ukraine tiesSchiff says president targeting ‘most formidable opponent’Donald Trump wants his attorney general to consider investigating Joe Biden, a potential opponent in next year’s presidential election...
00:51, 05/13/2019

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the so-called Northern Triangle nations....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to talk to Barr about possible Biden probe President Trump said Friday that it would be “appropriate” for him to talk to Attorney General William Barr about opening an investigation into former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden....
23:00, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Coats says spy agencies to cooperate with Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation’s spy agencies will provide the Justice Department all appropriate information...
23:00, 05/24/2019

On Politics: Pelosi Accuses Barr of Breaking the Law After the attorney general failed to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report, the Judiciary Committee threatened to hold him in contempt....
06:17, 05/03/2019

The new Washington brawl: Barr versus Mueller With the Russia investigation over, there's a new conflict consuming Washington: Attorney General William Barr versus special counsel Robert Mueller....
05:17, 05/03/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to discuss a Biden probe with AG Barr President Trump says it would be “appropriate” for him to speak with Attorney General William Barr about investigating Joe Biden or his son Hunter, according to a published report. “Certainly it would be an appropriate thing to speak to h...
15:51, 05/11/2019

Did Attorney General Barr mislead Congress? Barr knew that special counsel Robert Mueller had voiced concerns about his March 24 letter, but did not mention them while testifying under oath in April....
10:51, 05/03/2019

Democrats channel their Trump outrage on Barr Democrats are unwilling to impeach President Donald Trump for now, so they're throwing all their pent-up fury at the next best target: Attorney General William Barr.House Democrats have transformed the conservative GOP legal fixture into their all-pu...
23:34, 05/02/2019

Democrats could hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats are set to vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
01:17, 05/08/2019

William Barr Puts on a Masterclass in Bullshitting Attorney General William Barr kicked off his first of two days of congressional testimony on Wednesday, appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Hirono calls Barr a liar and says he should resign Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono told Attorney General William Barr to his face Wednesday that he should resign and accused the nation's top law enforcement official of lying to Congress....
07:34, 05/02/2019

Rep. Nadler moves to hold Barr in contempt Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, scheduled a vote for Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for missing a deadline to hand over an unredacted version of the special counsel’s repor...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Democrats Who Voted to Confirm Barr: Whoops!!! The Democratic senators who voted to confirm William Barr as attorney general are having some regrets, according to Politico. These new doubts were spurred by the news yesterday that special counsel Robert Mueller wrote a letter to Barr expressing co...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of...
22:17, 06/04/2019

Pelosi: Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress, blasting him in a closed-door meeting and later at a news conference.“We saw [Barr] commit a crime when he answered your question,” Pel...
18:34, 05/02/2019

Joe Biden says Attorney General William Barr should resign Joe Biden on Wednesday joined the chorus of Democrats calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign. The former vice president and 2020 presidential contender told reporters Barr had lost the confidence of the nation. “I think he’s lost th...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Trump now says William Barr should decide if Mueller testifies President Trump said Thursday he will leave the decision on allowing special counsel Robert Mueller to testify to a House panel about his Russia report up to Attorney General William Barr — reversing comments he made over the weekend. “I’m goin...
21:51, 05/09/2019

On Politics: Mueller Objected to Barr’s Description of His Findings Mr. Mueller’s letter in March is another sign of his team’s anger toward Mr. Barr, whose initial statement let President Trump claim to have been vindicated....
10:17, 05/01/2019

With Mueller on Justice staff, Barr has sway over testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller was expected to step down days after concluding his investigation in March, but he remains a Justice Department employee and the department won’t say why. Whatever role Mueller now has, keeping h...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Analyst: Barr sounds like the president's lawyer University of Chicago professor William Howell says Attorney General William Barr's performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee was impressive for its calm, but corroded public perceptions of independence. (May 2)     ...
11:17, 05/02/2019

Barr Threatens to Refuse to Testify Before Congress This Week The House Judiciary Committee was planning to question Attorney General William P. Barr on Thursday. But he objects to the panel’s proposed format for questioning....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Attorney General Barr to be questioned on Mueller report Attorney General William Barr will face pointed questions on Wednesday about his handling of the special counsel's report on Russia's role in the 2016 election when he testifies before Congress amid accusations he misrepresented the document's findin...
12:51, 05/01/2019

Trump Says Barr May Decide Whether Mueller Testifies Before Congress The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with Russians in the 2016 campaign....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Mike Huckabee says Dems have 'got nothing' on Barr, were 'rude and disrespectful' Democrats have "got nothing” in trying to discredit Attorney General William Barr on the Mueller report, former Republican presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Wednesday....
14:51, 05/02/2019

Pressure grows on Attorney General Barr over Mueller President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. House Democrat tightened the screws on U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday over the Mueller report, making new demands on him after an already tough week for the Justice Department chief....
00:51, 05/04/2019

Barr arrives on Capitol Hill for Senate testimony Attorney General William Barr arrives on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning ahead of his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee defending his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. (May 1)      ...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
23:51, 05/24/2019

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, in a letter obtained by The Ass...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Barr recuses himself from T-Mobile-Sprint merger decision US Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from weighing in on a planned $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint due to potential conflicts of interest, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said. That gives Assistant Attorney G...
15:00, 05/02/2019

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administration’s promise to cut off those countries no...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Barr seeks answers in origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr told a network television interviewer that he wants answers on how the probe began into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. (May 17)        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Barr says DOJ has ‘multiple criminal leak’ probes underway Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday told lawmakers that the Department of Justice has “multiple criminal leak investigations” underway in response to unauthorized media contact by department officials during the Special Counsel’s Russia invest...
19:17, 05/01/2019

Sen. Leahy presses Barr, says testimony was 'purposely misleading' Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Attorney General William Barr on his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe during a contentious Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Barr spars with Democrats over Mueller probe and letter The attorney general is grilled over revelations special counsel Robert Mueller complained about his descriptions of the findings regarding President Trump....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Barr Says Mueller Could Have Decided Whether Trump Committed a Crime The attorney general reiterated his view that the special counsel should not have conducted an investigation if he did not plan to make a prosecutorial decision....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Adam Schiff continues attack on Barr, says AG is 'second most dangerous man' in US Attorney General William Barr is very effective at acting like the president's defense attorney and is the  "second most dangerous man in the country," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on Tuesday....
01:34, 06/05/2019

Mueller should have decided whether Trump committed a crime, Barr says Attorney general on Mueller: ‘He could have reached a decision’Rejects Trump’s claim FBI committed treason under ObamaAttorney general William Barr has said Robert Mueller “could have reached a decision” on whether Donald Trump is guilty of obstructi...
15:34, 05/31/2019

FBI chief Wray breaks with Barr on use of term ‘spying’ WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray says “spying” is not the term he would use for court-authorized surveillance conducted by the bureau. Wray was asked at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing Tuesday about Attorney General ...
16:17, 05/07/2019

Imprisoning Bill Barr is left’s new rallying cry: ‘Have him locked up’ The battle between congressional Democrats and the Justice Department over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report has reached new levels of vitriol, as some on the left call for Attorney General Bill Barr to be physically dragged in to testif...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Rep. Steube: AG Barr 'certainly not fearful' to testify on Capitol Hill House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Greg Steube said Attorney General William Barr is “certainly not fearful” about testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. However, he did not mention speculation that Barr may not testify bef...
23:51, 04/30/2019

McCarthy doesn't believe Barr lied to Congress On Capitol Hill, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tells reporters he does not believe Attorney General Barr lied to Congress his testimony. (May 2)        ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with U.S. Congress Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, further inflaming tensions between U.S. President Donald Trump and D...
06:17, 05/02/2019

Pelosi says Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress, telling reporters, "That's a crime."...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Rep. Jarrold Nadler threatens to hold Barr in contempt Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

What to Watch at William Barr’s Hearing on the Mueller Report The attorney general is expected to answer questions on Capitol Hill about the special counsel’s findings for the first time since he made a partly redacted version of the report public....
15:17, 05/01/2019

Harris on Barr hearing: There's 'concern about whether or not our democracy is intact' Democratic senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris said she has concerns about the integrity of the US government following her questioning of Attorney General Bill Barr at a hearing on Wednesday....
07:34, 05/02/2019

AG Barr says nationwide rulings are hampering Trump’s agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is taking aim at judges who issue rulings blocking nationwide policies. Barr is speaking Tuesday night to the American Law Institute. He says judges who issue these so-called nationwide injunctions are ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Trump says Barr will decide if Mueller testifies before Congress Attorney General William Barr will have the final say on whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling, President Donald Trump said Thursday....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long Congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judic...
22:34, 06/11/2019

‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation In a CBS interview, the attorney general also defended Trump against accusations that he is “shredding institutions,” saying he’s seen no evidence of that....
20:51, 05/31/2019

William Barr: US Attorney General held in contempt of Congress The US House of Representatives have voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress as a showdown over the Mueller probe continued....
05:00, 05/09/2019

William Barr: is his defence of Trump paving the road to tyranny? The attorney general stands accused of acting as the president’s personal lawyer rather than a guardian of the constitutionMoments before a highly anticipated congressional hearing at whichthe star witness the attorney general, William Barr was no lo...
12:17, 05/04/2019

Democrats set contempt vote for William Barr over Mueller report  House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler scheduled a Wednesday vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress, citing the Justice Department's failure to provide the full text of Mueller's report by the Monday morning deadline....
14:34, 05/07/2019

Comey says Barr has 'lost most of his reputation' by acting like Trump's lawyer James Comey initially said he would give Attorney General William Barr the benefit of the doubt when it came to the Mueller report. But on Thursday at a CNN town hall the former FBI director said Barr has acted less than honorable in his public rollo...
15:34, 05/10/2019

William Barr is acting like Trump's henchman | Austin Sarat The attorney general seems willing to distort facts, to cunningly parse words, and to condone behavior that borders on criminality William Barr has shown himself to be a loyal foot soldier for the president who appointed him. From his 24 March summar...
00:17, 05/04/2019

William Barr leans in on his deep-state conspiracy theory The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Schiff subpoenas Barr for counterintelligence information from Russia probe House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff issued a subpoena Wednesday to the Justice Department for "counterintelligence and foreign intelligence" from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
18:17, 05/09/2019

US briefing: China tariffs, Barr in contempt and Brazil's environment Thursday’s top story: Trump accuses China of ‘breaking deal’ as trade war intensifies. Plus, the border patrol serial killer – and the women who stood up to himSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with t...
17:00, 05/09/2019

‘This Is Unprecedented.’ Why William Barr’s Contempt of Congress Charge Matters Tensions between the legislative and executive branch have been simmering for weeks, but they reached a boiling point Wednesday. House Democrats on the Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failin...
05:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Pelosi signals methodical approach on Barr vote WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller’s report (all times local): 10:50 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House isn’t rushing into a vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Trump applauds Barr’s decision to scrutinize Russia probe President Trump on Tuesday said he was in the dark about his attorney general’s appointment of a federal prosecutor to scrutinize the origins of the Justice Department’s Russia probe — but that he welcomed the news. “I didn’t ask him to do that. I di...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Schiff on Barr: He's Rudy Giuliani without 'all the good looks and general likability' Attorney General Bill Barr should resign over his conduct before Congress, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday, calling the attorney general a "personal attorney" for President Donald Trump.The California Democrat said he...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Ken Starr: Leak of Mueller's 'whiny' letter to Barr was an 'unforgivable sin' Former independent counsel Ken Starr on Monday sharply criticized the leak of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's letter to Attorney General William Barr following Barr's summary of the Russia report, calling the release of the letter an "unforgivable s...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Attorney General Barr is proving to be a loyal champion of Trump More and more, Barr’s becoming Trump’s favourite lawyer. He’s not only enthusiastically embracing Trump’s political agenda, he’s also casting special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as vindication for Trump....
23:51, 05/18/2019

U.S. Democrats move toward contempt citation for Barr over Mueller report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
18:34, 05/06/2019

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
05:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. Democrats head toward contempt citation for Barr over Russia report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Barr says he will find out if officials ‘put their thumb on the scale’ in Trump investigation President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr(Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) Attorney General William Barr said in an interview airing Friday that the point of the Justice Department probe into the origins of the federal investi...
20:17, 05/17/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
09:00, 05/24/2019

‘SOTC’: U.S. Rep. Barr Sees Urgency In Addressing Opioid Crisis (LEX 18) — U.S. Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky tells LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” that lawmakers in Washington are working to address the opioid crisis. The Republican congressman points to the comprehensive addiction reco...
17:00, 05/05/2019

James Comey blasts AG Barr, accuses him of ‘sliming his own department’ Former FBI Director James Comey ripped into Attorney General William Barr on Friday, accusing him of “sliming his own department” after Barr said that government power was used “to spy on American citizens.”...
01:00, 05/19/2019

Nadler says Barr contempt proceedings still on 'at the moment,' Raskin says 'all systems go' House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler told Fox News that contempt proceedings against Attorney General Bill Barr are still set for Wednesday "at the moment," and Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., added that "all systems" were "go."...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Trump Just Gave William Barr an Insane Amount of Power On Thursday night, President Trump gave orders for the intelligence community to submit to a Justice Department investigation into “surveillance activities” during the 2016 presidential election. The order also gives Attorney General William Barr ext...
03:34, 05/25/2019

Barr says he 'personally felt' Mueller could have reached decision on obstruction Attorney General Bill Barr has said that he “personally” felt that Special Counsel Robert Mueller could have reached a decision about whether or not President Trump obstructed justice during the Russia investigation....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Barr calls Mueller's letter expressing concerns 'a bit snitty' Attorney General William Barr said special counsel Robert Mueller was "a bit snitty" in his letter expressing misgivings about the attorney general's letter to Congress summarizing Mueller's findings....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Barr, Mueller's traded barbs over probe go public Tensions between DOJ leaders and special counsel Robert Mueller's team broke into public view in extraordinary fashion as Attorney General William Barr pushed back at complaints over his handling of the Trump-Russia investigation report. (May 1)...
20:34, 05/01/2019

Barr testimony: attorney general refuses to appear for questioning – live Attorney general declined over questioning formatNo-show may prompt vote on holding Barr in contemptSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.08pm BST Rep. Steve Cohen brought a bucket of fried chicken to this morning’s House Judiciary C...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Kamala Harris Makes William Barr Look Like a Bumbling Idiot William Barr was working to avoid directly answering a single question during his Senate testimony on Wednesday until it was Kamala Harris’ turn, when she managed to land body blow after body blow on Trump’s attorney general—which eventually culminat...
15:51, 05/02/2019

‘Nobody Is Above the Law.’ Nancy Pelosi Accuses William Barr of Lying to Congress Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress when he said last month that he was not aware of any concerns from the Special Counsel’s office over his summary of its report. “He lied to Congr...
10:34, 05/03/2019

Democrat Brings Bucket Of Fried Chicken To Mock AG Barr (NBC News) – A Democratic congressman from Tennessee brought a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken (and a ceramic chicken) to make his feelings known about Attorney General William Barr’s for opting to not testify in front of the house commi...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Pelosi says Barr committed a crime by lying about Mueller report ‘The attorney general was not telling the truth to Congress’ with his summary of the Trump-Russia report, the House speaker said The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, said on Thursday that the US attorney general, William Barr, committed a “crime” when he...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Comey denounces Barr after CBS interview: 'An AG should not be echoing conspiracy theories' Former FBI Director James Comey sharply criticized Attorney General William Barr's Friday appearance on CBS, saying that he failed to act repsponsibly as attorney general....
22:17, 06/01/2019

People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Wielding Power. Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
22:34, 06/09/2019

Attorney General Barr says Mueller 'could've reached a decision' on obstruction U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but chose not to....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
22:17, 05/31/2019

William Barr grilled by Congress after release of Mueller Report Attorney General William Barr testifies before Congress for the first time since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Trump's campaign and Russian interference in the election.    ...
17:17, 05/01/2019

CNN, MSNBC in meltdown over Mueller letter; Joe Scarborough wants Barr impeached The media collectively erupted over the letter Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly sent to Attorney General William Barr criticizing the characterization of Barr's "principal conclusions" of the Mueller Report he had sent to Congress in March....
16:51, 05/01/2019

With a wing and a drumstick, Democrat uses poultry props to chide Barr When Attorney General William Barr refused to appear at a hearing in the U.S. Congress on Thursday, one Democrat decided it was thigh time to act against what he saw as fowl behavior....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Congress displays political art of the empty chair after Barr no-show Political theater sometimes calls for props. On Thursday Democrats on the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee pulled out a classic: the empty chair....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
01:17, 05/03/2019

Moderate Democrats fret they made a ‘big mistake’ backing Barr Three Senate Democrats voted for William Barr to be attorney general. Now at least two of them say they might have made a mistake.After revelations that special counsel Robert Mueller took issue with Barr’s presentation of the Russia investigation fi...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report Against Withering Rebukes Attorney General William P. Barr faced blistering criticism from Democrats about his characterizations of the Mueller report, but told the Senate Judiciary Committee he had been truthful....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Limbaugh: Sen. Hirono's treatment of Barr due to 'poisonous hatred' for Trump Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh ripped Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, Wednesday for her treatment of Attorney General William Barr during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Mueller report calling her “ignorant” and “a liar.”...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Questioning Barr, 2020 Presidential Hopefuls Try to Hone Their Brands The three Democratic presidential candidates who got to question Attorney General William P. Barr at a Senate Judiciary Committee came away with varying levels of success....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Dem request to allow lawyers to question Barr 'looks like a bit of a stunt': Chris Wallace House Democrats insisting on using staff lawyers to question Attorney General William Barr during a since-scuttled hearing appearance looked "like a bit of a stunt," according to Fox News anchor Chris Wallace. ...
20:34, 05/03/2019

Amash accuses Barr of selling Trump's 'false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, who earlier this month became the first Republican member of Congress to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, took aim at Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday — charging that the nation’s top law enforcement officer h...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Media tries to turn up heat on Barr, with CNN's Blitzer asking if Dems would put AG behind bars CNN’s Wolf Blitzer seriously asked a top Democratic lawmaker whether he and his colleagues are considering putting Attorney General Bill Barr into jail if he refuses to comply with subpoenas....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Graham isn’t worried about letting Barr declassify intelligence information Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday he doesn’t see any threat to national security in President Donald Trump’s decision to allow Attorney General William Barr to declassify information from the Russia investigation.“We’re not comprom...
21:17, 05/26/2019

Clinton: It ‘makes perfect sense’ to call for AG Barr’s resignation Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that it “makes perfect sense” for top Democrats to call for the resignation of Attorney General William Barr. “Calling for his resignation makes perfect sense because he’s not discharging the duties of the office, he’s ...
11:51, 05/02/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Barr in Alaska to talk Native violence, not Mueller remarks ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr is visiting Alaska to meet with tribal leaders and other officials about disproportionately high rates of violence and sexual assault in Native communities. His visit comes the same day spec...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
05:51, 05/02/2019

Top Democrats tell intelligence chiefs they must help monitor Barr’s review of Russia probe The House and Senate Intelligence committee chairs informed the heads of the CIA, FBI and NSA, as well as the director of national intelligence, that they want to know what the attorney general intends to declassify....
04:34, 06/01/2019

William Barr: attorney general’s refusal to testify riles Democrats Hillary Clinton became the latest to denounce Barr’s testimony on the handling of the Mueller report amid calls for his resignationThe US attorney general, William Barr, has rebuffed a call to testify before the House judiciary committee on Thursday,...
08:34, 05/02/2019

William Barr defends handling of Mueller report in Senate testimony Barr defended his decision to step in and clear the president of obstruction of justice after Mueller's report presented evidence on both sides — but didn't reach a conclusion....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over his declaration that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “perfectly good English word.” Barr continued t...
16:34, 05/31/2019

Democrats amplify pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to lawmakers and a key committee ch...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Fact ChecK: 6 Evasive or Inaccurate Statements in Barr’s Senate Testimony The attorney general made misleading and false claims about his handling of the special counsel’s report, his own previous comments and President Trump’s actions during the investigation....
06:34, 05/02/2019

Cohen defends chicken stunt aimed at Barr, says it was planned night before The Tennessee congressman who dug into a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken last week during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in an effort to take a swipe at Attorney General William Barr, who was absent, responded to critics in an interview Sunday ...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Defying Congress, Attorney General Barr to skip Mueller hearing Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report, said panel Chairman Jerrold Nadler, accusing Bar...
06:17, 05/02/2019

Watch Sen. Kamala Harris Dunk on Attorney General William Barr Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is running for president, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t have time to hand Attorney General Barr his ass right quick. In fact, she did it all in less than a minute....
14:34, 05/02/2019

Bret Baier: Mueller conceded that AG Barr's conclusions weren't inaccurate Ahead of Attorney General William Barr's hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Fox News "Special Report" host Bret Baier argued Mueller acknowledged that Barr's controversial summary of the Special Counsel's investigation was not incorrect, despite r...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Barr spars with Feinstein over Trump's alleged push to remove Mueller The top ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee sparred with Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday over President Trump’s alleged efforts to remove Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the investigation into Russian interference in the...
19:17, 05/01/2019

In tense hearing, Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
19:17, 05/01/2019

Blasted by Democrats, Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Trump escalates fight with Democrats as they move to hold Barr in contempt Jerrold Nadler makes proposal after the DoJ refuses to give House judiciary committee an unredacted version of Mueller’s reportFollow the latest US politics news liveDonald Trump’s bitter confrontation with his political opponents continued to intens...
02:34, 05/07/2019

AG Barr's critics, who claimed Trump 'obstruction,' would be 'guilty' by own standards: Ari Fleischer As Attorney General William Barr takes pointed criticism from Democrats, those who also claimed President Trump obstructed justice in the Mueller probe "would be guilty themselves" by that metric, Ari Fleischer said Friday....
05:51, 05/18/2019

Barr downplays Trump's effort to remove Mueller, but report contradicts the AG Multiple times during his testimony Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr downplayed special counsel Robert Mueller's findings and analysis in his obstruction of justice investigation of the President, especially regarding President Donald Trump's...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Clinton: Barr's argument for the President being able to fire investigators is 'the road to tyranny' Reacting to Attorney General William Barr's testimony on Wednesday, Hillary Clinton said the notion that the President can fire any prosecutor investigating him if he feels the accusations are false is "the road to tyranny."...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Attorney General Barr reportedly recuses himself from DOJ's T-Mobile-Sprint decision The T-Mobile-Sprint merger was announced almost exactly one year ago today and has not yet closed. The $26.5 billion transaction still requires the approval of the FCC and the Justice Department before it becomes a done deal. To be fair, the FCC has ...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Mueller report: US Attorney General William Barr cancels second day of testimony US Attorney General William Barr has said he will skip a hearing on the Mueller report, hours after a tense round of questioning in the Senate. Democrats have accused the Trump administration of "stonewalling" Congress....
04:51, 05/02/2019

Trump slams 2020 Dems as ‘lunatics,’ claims Barr did ‘fantastic’ job President Trump said Wednesday that Attorney General William Barr did a “fantastic” job testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee — and accused the three 2020 Democratic hopefuls who questioned him of acting like “...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Democrats Prepare Contempt Order for Attorney General William Barr Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that they were beginning the first stages of contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr after the Department of Justice failed to provide an unredacted copy of Special Counse...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Rep. Ro Khanna dismisses Barr's pushback on 'lying' accusations, says Mueller should testify Attorney General William Barr dismissed accusations he lied during his congressional hearing “laughable” in an exclusive Fox News interview, but at least one Democrat is already pushing back on the assertion....
20:51, 05/17/2019

Chris Wallace on Fox News exclusive interview with AG Barr: ‘He clearly is protecting this president’ “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace weighed in on the Fox News exclusive interview with Attorney General William Barr, saying Friday that Barr “clearly is protecting this president and advocating his point of view.”  ...
20:51, 05/17/2019

Nancy Pelosi on Attorney General Barr: 'He Lied to Congress. That's a Crime' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is tired of Trump and his cronies’ bullshit. On Thursday, Pelosi, the top cop of the house speakers, didn’t mince her words and wants everyone to know that Attorney General William Barr—who drives a car with his goddamn fee...
21:17, 05/02/2019

William Barr doubles down on campaign spying claims, slams Democrats Attorney General William Barr doubled down in a new interview Friday on his claims that President Trump’s 2016 campaign was spied on — and vowed to get to the bottom of “exactly what happened” with counterintelligence activities. In an interview with...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Amash unloads on AG Barr in new tweetstorm: Sold the 'president's false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., tweeted a series of complaints about Attorney General William Barr, accusing him of repeatedly misrepresenting facts in the Russia investigation....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Congressman Barr Holds Send-Off For Students Headed To Service Academies LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Congressman Andy Barr held a send-off ceremony for eight extraordinary high school graduates from the Sixth Congressional District who are preparing to enter the armed forces. There is one student going to the Marine A...
20:17, 06/14/2019

William Barr appoints US attorney to examine origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr has appointed a top Connecticut prosecutor to look into the origins of the Russia probe. US Attorney John Durham was tapped to determine if the government’s methods of collecting intelligence involving the 2016 Tru...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Barr enlists intelligence chiefs for inquiry into origins of Russia investigation Attorney General William Barr is getting help from top U.S. intelligence officials in his investigation into the origins of the federal Russia investigation....
01:17, 05/15/2019

Trump directs U.S. intelligence community to ‘fully co-operate’ with Barr’s investigation President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully co-operate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe into whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia....
03:17, 05/24/2019

Sununu on Nadler, Pelosi: 'You'd have to be really dumb' to think court will force Barr to break law Fomer New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu said Monday on "America's Newsroom" that House Democratic leaders would have to be "dumb" to believe that a federal court would force Attorney General William Barr to break the law....
00:34, 05/14/2019

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with the attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
07:17, 05/24/2019

Barr’s Mueller Report Testimony in Doubt Amid Dispute Over Questions WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has informed the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr may skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report if committee lawyers seek to question him. The Democr...
14:34, 04/29/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Standing Where Barr Cleared Trump on Obstruction, Mueller Makes a Different Case The special counsel hopes an appearance will be his first and last public statement about the Russia and obstruction investigation. But he left many things unsaid....
23:34, 05/29/2019

Roseanne Barr and Andrew Dice Clay are touring together, answering nobody's prayers Actually, to insinuate that a stand-up tour jointly headlined by Roseanne Barr and Andrew Dice Clay is unwanted might be a little unfair. There is surely a notable portion of the country that genuinely wants to have two individuals who possess a shak...
02:00, 06/25/2019

William Barr Has Appointed a Prosecutor to Examine the Origins of the Russia Probe (WASHINGTON) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate,” a pers...
10:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. AG William Barr appoints prosecutor to examine Russia investigation: source Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate,” a person familiar with the matter told ...
08:17, 05/14/2019

Barr taps U.S. attorney in Connecticut to investigate origins of Russia probe Barr tapped John H. Durham to work on the review, which is designed at ensuring the U.S. government’s “intelligence collection activities” related to the Trump campaign were “lawful and appropriate.”...
06:17, 05/14/2019

Barr Assigns U.S. Attorney in Connecticut to Review Origins of Russia Inquiry The prosecutor has conducted other sensitive investigations into conduct by national security officials, including accusations of C.I.A. detainee abuse....
03:34, 05/14/2019

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William Barr’s controversial decision to launch a new inquiry into the origins of the FBI’s 2016 Russia inve...
07:00, 06/16/2019

Mueller complained to Barr about his summary of Russia probe: Washington Post Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained in a letter to Attorney General William Barr that his four-page summary of Mueller's Russia report "did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance" of the investigation's conclusions, the Washington...
12:51, 05/01/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: AG Barr is trying to 'destroy' the government, FBI to protect Trump ​​​​​​​MSNBC host Chris Matthews went on a tirade against Attorney General William Barr over his handling of Russia-related investigations and claimed that he was trying to "destroy the FBI" in order to protect President Donald Trump. ...
07:51, 05/15/2019

'Morning Joe' guest blasts AG Barr as DOJ reverses on ObamaCare: 'Unmitigated disaster' Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson had some harsh words for Attorney General William Barr as his Justice Department faced criticism for changing its position on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) -- arguing that the entire law, rather than just par...
07:51, 05/15/2019

Attorney General Barr to face tough hearing on Mueller report Attorney General William Barr will face pointed questions on Wednesday about his handling of the special counsel's report on Russia's role in the 2016 election when he testifies before Congress amid accusations he misrepresented the document's findin...
15:00, 05/01/2019

"That's A Crime": Nancy Pelosi Accuses William Barr Of Lying To Congress Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a......
02:17, 05/03/2019

Bill Barr asks Nancy Pelosi at DC event: ‘Did you bring handcuffs?’ Attorney General Bill Barr asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi if she brought “handcuffs” for him Wednesday at an event at the Capitol, according to reporters at the scene. Barr approached the California Democrat — who had accused the AG of lying about ...
23:17, 05/15/2019

William Barr to testify before Senate in wake of Mueller criticism – live Attorney general will testify a day after Mueller sent a letter saying Barr’s summary created confusion about ‘critical aspects’ of his report Trump-Russia: Mueller criticized attorney general’s memo on findingsSign up to the US briefing and get a ne...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Barr asks Pelosi outside the Capitol, ‘Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?’ As tensions between the Trump administration and Democratic lawmakers intensify, the attorney general joked to the speaker about preparations to hold him in contempt of Congress....
22:34, 05/15/2019

Barr Is Expected to Face Tough Questions Over His Handling of the Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — Attorney General William Barr will face lawmakers’ questions for the first time since releasing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, in what promises to be a dramatic showdown as he defends his actions befo...
12:34, 05/01/2019

Barr to Trump: Invoke executive privilege over redacted Mueller materials The Justice Department told the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William P. Barr would ask President Trump to assert privilege over the sensitive materials subpoenaed by Democrats....
06:34, 05/08/2019

Mueller complained that Barr’s letter did not capture ‘context’ of Trump probe In a letter and phone call, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and Attorney General William P. Barr went back and forth over Mueller’s concerns. “The summary letter the Department sent to Congress and released to the public . . . did not fully cap...
03:51, 05/01/2019

Nadler moving forward with Barr contempt vote amid DOJ talks House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Tuesday that his committee is “still scheduled” to vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress on Wednesday, amid negotiations with the Justice Department over a subpoena for all of...
04:34, 05/08/2019

Barr to face Dem grilling in first Senate hearing since Mueller report release Senate Democrats are expected to grill Attorney General William Barr in a dramatic and explosive hearing on Wednesday, as he faces lawmakers' questions for the first time since releasing special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report amid accusations...
05:00, 05/01/2019

Barr teases Pelosi, asks if she brought her handcuffs on sidelines of DC event Bill Barr did not mince words about his brawl with House Democrats when he ran into Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday on the sidelines of a Capitol Hill event....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Democrats ramp up pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to lawmakers and a key committee chairman threatened t...
07:34, 05/03/2019

Robert Mueller Criticized Bill Barr's Depiction Of Russia Probe: Reports US Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained to the attorney general over his characterization of the Russia probe that allowed President Donald Trump to declare himself cleared of obstruction of......
12:51, 05/01/2019

William Barr Testifies Before Congress on the Mueller Report. Read His Opening Statement Attorney General William Barr will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, facing questions about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and the way the Justice Department handled its release. It will be the first time Barr...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Barr spars with Nadler, threatens to skip testimony after dispute over hearing format Attorney General Bill Barr won't show up to testify at a long-awaited hearing on Thursday before the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee based on where negotiations over his appearance stand right now, a source on the committee told Fox News on Su...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Amash accuses Barr of deliberately misrepresenting Mueller’s report to protect Trump The sole congressional Republican to call for the president’s impeachment detailed his concerns in two dozen tweets ahead of a town hall meeting in his Michigan district....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Barr names acting deputy attorney general in wake of Rosenstein departure Attorney General Bill Barr on Friday said he named Ed O’Callaghan to temporarily serve as acting deputy attorney general in the wake of Rod Rosenstein’s departure from the Justice Department....
11:51, 05/11/2019

Democrats who voted to confirm Attorney General Barr are starting to have 'buyer's remorse' AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr's testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday rankled numerous Democratic lawmakers, even some of those who voted to confirm him. Three Democratic senators voted in favor of Bar...
05:17, 05/02/2019

Barr Again Casts Doubt on Russia Inquiry’s Origins, Aligning With Trump’s Attacks Mr. Barr said his review of the investigation has turned up “inadequate” answers. But some former officials expressed concern he was deliberately undercutting it....
03:34, 05/18/2019

Mueller Sent a Letter to Attorney General Barr Expressing Frustration Over Portrayal of Findings (WASHINGTON) — Special counsel Robert Mueller expressed frustration to Attorney General William Barr last month about how the findings of his Russia investigation were being portrayed, saying he worried that a letter summarizing the main conclu...
06:17, 05/01/2019

AG Barr details his hunt for the truth on what really went on with the Russia probe: Listen to the full interview It's the question that has dominated politics for more than two years -- just what "exactly what happened" with counterintelligence activities conducted during the 2016 election and the Russia probe. ...
14:00, 05/18/2019

WATCH: Sean Hannity goes in-depth on 'Operation Boomerang' as Barr 'investigates the investigators' Sean Hannity took Fox News viewers in-depth this week on a series of big developments in what he called "Operation Boomerang," kicking off with the news that a U.S. attorney will "investigate the investigators."...
23:34, 05/17/2019

Laura Ingraham: 'Preposterous' to believe Barr tried to 'fundamentally distort and misrepresent' Mueller report Laura Ingraham, the host of “Ingraham Angle”, says it’s “preposterous” to believe that Attorney General Bill Barr would try to “fundamentally distort and misrepresent” Robert Mueller’s report that he knew will be released to the public....
18:17, 05/01/2019

AG Barr asks Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham to review Russia probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has asked Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham to investigate the beginnings of the Justice Department's two-year Russia inquiry....
00:17, 05/15/2019

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an investigation of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
23:34, 06/12/2019

Dem Rep. Garamendi: Barr contempt debate a 'fundamental fight' about federal 'power distribution' Congressman John Garamendi said Wednesday on "Outnumbered Overtime" that the debate over whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over the unredacted Mueller report may lead to a "fundamental fight" over t...
09:00, 05/09/2019

How William Barr, now serving as a powerful ally for Trump, has championed presidential powers The attorney general is part of a group of conservative intellectuals who have been leading the charge to expand the powers of the executive branch over the past four decades....
21:00, 05/14/2019

US Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt A US House of Representatives panel voted to hold the attorney general in contempt for not releasing a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used executive privilege to block its publication....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction, chides 'snitty' Mueller letter Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
22:17, 05/01/2019

Kamala Harris calls Trump, Barr liars, accuses them of 'feeding hate' Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris called President Trump a liar, accused him of "feeding hate" and pushed the urgent need for new leadership during a speech before thousands of people in Detroit. ...
17:34, 05/07/2019

Nadler once called Holder contempt vote ‘shameful,’ now leads charge against Barr House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., led the charge Wednesday to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress -- but Nadler took a very different stance on contempt back in 2012....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Democrats threaten to hold AG William Barr in contempt over release of Mueller report The House Judiciary Committee threatened to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not provide special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report on his Russia probe by Monday....
04:34, 05/04/2019

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied with any requests from the White House to investigate President Donald Trump’s “perceived enemies.”In a ...
02:51, 05/04/2019

Adam Schiff calls for Barr's resignation, labels him 'unfit' and 'the second most dangerous man in the country' Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., doubled down on his call for Attorney General William Barr's resignation in an op-ed published in USA Today on Friday morning. ...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Kamala Harris’s questioning of Barr delivers a punch after an uneven campaign stretch Harris charms voters on the stump and stands out in Senate hearings, but her cautious performance in televised events has some supporters worried she could undermine her no-nonsense brand....
01:17, 05/03/2019

Trump's agenda hampered by troubling number of lower court injunctions, Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday said he has noticed a troubling trend of nationwide injunctions issued by lower courts that have taken their toll on President Trump’s agenda and threaten the political process for future administrations. ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Barr’s no-show triggers contempt threats, Nixon comparison and more impeachment talk Speaker Nancy Pelosi compared Trump to Richard Nixon and accused Barr of lying to Congress as her members readied to hold him in contempt and impeachment talks gained steam....
01:17, 05/03/2019

Congressman Brings Bucket of Fried Chicken to the Committee Hearing to Troll Barr Rep. Steve Cohen may have been trying to make a joke when he arrived to a House Judiciary Committee hearing with fried chicken. But that doesn’t mean he didn’t enjoy his breakfast. Ahead of the 9 a.m. hearing on Thursday, the Tennessee De...
10:34, 05/03/2019

Kamala Harris Urges Justice Department Inspector General to Investigate Barr Following up on her intense questioning of Attorney General William Barr earlier this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Kamala Harris sent a letter Friday to the Justice Department’s Inspector General seeking an investigation of Barr....
02:51, 05/05/2019

William Barr defiant amid calls to resign over his handling of Mueller report A letter from Robert Mueller expressed concern that the attorney general’s summary did not reflect ‘the nature of this office’s work’The US attorney general, William Barr, has defended his handling of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as De...
15:17, 05/02/2019

NPR reporter refers to Barr summary in same terms as FDR describing attack on Pearl Harbor The Department of Justice reporter for NPR referred to the date of Attorney General Barr's summary of the Mueller report as "a date that will live ... in infamy," a phrase many associate with President Franklin Roosevelt's 1941 speech following the P...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Barr rips 'legal analysis' in Mueller report: 'It did not reflect the views of the department' Attorney General Bill Barr said in an interview that aired Friday that he does not agree with the “legal analysis” inside Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and said it does “not reflect the views” of the Justice Department, the latest break bet...
15:17, 05/31/2019

Stephen Colbert suggests he wanted to 'wring' William Barr's neck during hearing The late night hosts collectively blasted Attorney General William Barr over his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, including "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert, who suggested he wanted to "wring his neck" during the testimony....
13:34, 05/02/2019

Schiff to intel community: Share info on Barr's attempts to declassify docs House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff demanded on Friday that the nation’s intelligence community report to Congress any effort by Attorney General William Barr to declassify national security secrets over its objections.Schiff made his d...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Kimmel knocks Dems for mocking Barr with chicken, says stunts like these will lead to Trump win Late night host Jimmy Kimmel mocked House Democrats for using chicken to taunt Attorney General William Barr, hinting on Thursday night that President Donald Trump will win again with these kinds of Democratic "sick burns."...
08:34, 05/03/2019

Dagen McDowell: Obama-era FBI, DOJ officials 'worried' what Barr's review into Russia probe could find Are Obama-era intelligence officials worried about what Attorney General William Barr's investigation Ito the origins of the Russia probe will find? Fox Business' Dagen McDowell says they are and that is why Democrats are trying to discredit Barr....
03:34, 05/18/2019

Civil rights groups snub Barr meeting on police reform, despite past outcry Attorney General Bill Barr got a surprise this week when he hosted a listening session for civil rights groups supposedly concerned about the Justice Department's commitment to police reform. ...
17:51, 06/06/2019

Rep. Collins blasts Barr contempt vote as 'desperate' move to discredit attorney general Ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Doug Collins accused House Democrats' of taking “our power of subpoena and contempt” and making a “mockery of it,” after the committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Con...
22:17, 05/09/2019

Lindsey Graham asks Robert Mueller if he would like to ‘provide testimony’ regarding phone call with Barr Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., sent a letter to special counsel Robert Mueller Friday inviting him to come before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding his phone call with Attorney General William Barr....
16:17, 05/04/2019

Adam Schiff calls on Dan Coats to tell him if William Barr declassifies over intelligence community objections House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff pressed the intelligence community to let him know if Attorney General William Barr declassifies any documents pertaining to the Russia investigation over their objections....
03:00, 06/01/2019

Sen. Graham: No Democrat 'will give a damn' about Barr declassifying documents on Trump campaign surveillance Sen. Lindsey Graham said “not one Democrat will give a damn” about the documents that will be declassified in relation to the surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
19:17, 05/24/2019

Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to investigate origins of Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia, according to a pe...
18:51, 05/14/2019

AG Bill Barr tells Fox News public must know if officials 'put their thumb on the scale' in Russia probe In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained how he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” in the earliest days of the Russia pro...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Barr assigns attorney to find how Trump-Russia investigation began – live updates Attorney general’s new investigation follows years of Trump and supporters claiming justice department and FBI spied on his campaignSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.10pm BST On the subject of markets – the Dow Jones Industrial A...
16:34, 05/14/2019

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-SC, with its cover depicting them as shining President Trump's shoes. ...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate President Trump’s political opponents....
17:34, 05/04/2019

Nadler puts Barr contempt push on hold after striking Mueller report deal House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced Monday that he plans to hit pause on efforts to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt, after reaching a deal with the Justice Department for access to evidence related to former Specia...
21:51, 06/10/2019

Kamala Harris Pressed Barr About Whether Trump Pressured the Justice Department. He Didn’t Have an Answer Attorney General William Barr had some tense moments with Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee during his testimony about Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation and the decision not to charge President Donald Trump with obstruction of ju...
12:34, 05/02/2019