William Barr

Showing of 21 - 40 from 35 results
William Barr - Total results - 35
Donald Trump's approval drops three points after release of Robert Mueller report, hits low for 2019
World

Donald Trump's approval drops three points after release of Robert Mueller report, hits low for 2019

While Robert Mueller ultimately decided not to charge Donald Trump with a crime, he also said that the investigation did not exonerate the president, either.

Robert Mueller report reveals Donald Trump wanted to fire special counsel before he could deepen probe in Russian poll meddling
World

Robert Mueller report reveals Donald Trump wanted to fire special counsel before he could deepen probe in Russian poll meddling

The more than 400-page document, made public in redacted form by the Justice Department, detailed how Donald Trump instructed his then White House counsel, Don McGahn, to tell the acting attorney general that Robert Mueller must be removed.

Attorney General William Barr says Robert Mueller found 'no collusion' between Trump campaign and Russia during 2016 polls
World

Attorney General William Barr says Robert Mueller found 'no collusion' between Trump campaign and Russia during 2016 polls

Barr was addressing the media at the Department of Justice in Washington on the release of Mueller's redacted report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

US Attorney General William Barr to make Robert Mueller’s redacted report public by mid-April
World

US Attorney General William Barr to make Robert Mueller’s redacted report public by mid-April

The US attorney general plans to make public a redacted copy of Robert Mueller's nearly 400-page investigative report into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Mueller probe into Russian interference in Trump campaign shows checks and balances on US presidents loosening
World

Mueller probe into Russian interference in Trump campaign shows checks and balances on US presidents loosening

It was outgoing president Barack Obama who first imposed sanctions on Russia and kicked out nearly 35 diplomats as a result of allegations that Russians had hacked the US election in favour of Donald Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller concludes Russia-Donald Trump probe, delivers final report to Attorney General William Barr
World

Special counsel Robert Mueller concludes Russia-Donald Trump probe, delivers final report to Attorney General William Barr

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency, entangled Trump's family and resulted in criminal charges against some of the president's closest associates.

Donald Trump says public should see 'ridiculous' Robert Mueller report: 'Let's see whether or not it's legit'
World

Donald Trump says public should see 'ridiculous' Robert Mueller report: 'Let's see whether or not it's legit'

US President Donald Trump said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very existence as "ridiculous."

With Robert Mueller report looming, new US attorney-general William Barr faces decision on going public with findings
World

With Robert Mueller report looming, new US attorney-general William Barr faces decision on going public with findings

Robert Mueller is required to produce a confidential report to William Barr that explains his decisions to pursue or decline prosecutions. That could be as simple as a bullet point list or as fulsome as a report running hundreds of pages. Barr will then have to decide how much of Mueller's findings should be disclosed to the public.

US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney-general; Democrats question how he will handle Mueller investigation
India

US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney-general; Democrats question how he will handle Mueller investigation

William Barr served as attorney general before, under President George HW Bush, and Republicans said he’s the perfect pick to take the helm again.

'Conspiracy, collusion, cover-up': What the 4 am arrest of Roger Stone means for the Donald Trump White House
World

'Conspiracy, collusion, cover-up': What the 4 am arrest of Roger Stone means for the Donald Trump White House

Roger Stone, a longtime Donald Trump aide and Republican operative with a reputation for dirty tricks and political dark arts, was indicted and arrested in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in a 4 a.m. raid at his Florida home Friday, adding to the long trail of breadcrumbs in the alleged Russia collusion that may have influenced the 2016 election result.

Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'
World

Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'

Citing threats to his immediate family members, US president's former fixer Michael Cohen, who has threatened to unload dirt on his former boss, has decided to put off his public testimony before the US House Oversight Committee. Cohen attorney Lanny Davis put out a statement Wednesday even as angry Democrats are saying this amounts to "witness tampering" by Trump and team.

'It's Watergate 2.0': Bombshell BuzzFeed story ignites renewed calls for Donald Trump impeachment
World

'It's Watergate 2.0': Bombshell BuzzFeed story ignites renewed calls for Donald Trump impeachment

A bombshell BuzzFeed story that details investigators’ claims that Donald Trump told his lawyer to lie to Congress about his deep Russia connections during the 2016 election campaign is being hailed as a gamechanger in the American political scene. Political analysts are comparing this to the “Titanic coming at the iceberg and Trump is the Titanic”.

‘I will not be bullied’: US Attorney General nominee William Barr breaks with Donald Trump over Mueller probe
World

‘I will not be bullied’: US Attorney General nominee William Barr breaks with Donald Trump over Mueller probe

Barely days ago, Donald Trump thought he was rid of the men who helped launch the Robert Mueller-led investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections; he didn’t realise there’s a third man of his own choice who could prove to be far more dangerous: William Barr, Trump’s own pick for the post of US attorney general and a long-time friend of Mueller’s who vowed today in a US Senate grilling that he “will not be bullied” by his political masters in the White House.

William Barr confirmation hearing: Donald Trump AG pick who will decide fate of Robert Mueller probe faces US Senate grilling
World

William Barr confirmation hearing: Donald Trump AG pick who will decide fate of Robert Mueller probe faces US Senate grilling

As he did almost 30 years ago, William Barr is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to make the case he's qualified to serve as attorney general. Barr served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993 and has been nominated by President Donald Trump to do the job again. His confirmation hearing Tuesday has multiple story lines worth watching.

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is leaving; sparks intense buzz that Mueller bombshell report is ready to land
World

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is leaving; sparks intense buzz that Mueller bombshell report is ready to land

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the most dogged human guardrail for the Robert Mueller probe into alleged Russian collusion with the 2016 Donald Trump election campaign is reportedly on his way out of the Justice Department.