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House Oversight votes to hold Barr, Ross in contempt

The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted largely along party lines on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) broke with his party to vote with the…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, June 13, 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 panel warned on…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Christopher Steele won’t cooperate with John Durham review of Russia investigation

Christopher Steele, author of the dossier that played a key role in the Trump-Russia inquiry, will not assist Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the investigators, according to a new report. A source close to Orbis Business Intelligence, which is Steele’s investigative firm, told Reuters…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Trump orders intel agencies to cooperate with Barr probe into ‘spying’ on 2016 campaign

President Trump has ordered U.S. intelligence officials to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation into “surveillance activities” directed at the president’s 2016 campaign, the White House said Thursday. Trump also gave Barr “full and complete authority” to declassify information related to the investigation, White…
By 1776 Coalition | Friday, May 24, 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 that he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” during the early stages of the Russia probe.…
By 1776 Coalition | Friday, May 17, 2019

Barr throws curveball into Senate GOP ‘spying’ probe

Attorney General William Barr’s decision to tap a U.S attorney to dig into the origins of the Russia probe is throwing a curveball into investigative plans on Capitol Hill. Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney in Connecticut with the responsibility of examining the origins of…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Dems hope attacks will sideline William Barr

Democrats are stepping up their criticisms of Attorney General William Barr, seeking to sideline him from future decisions about investigating President Trump. Several Democratic presidential candidates and senior lawmakers are calling on Barr to resign or recuse himself from future Department of Justice decisions related…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, May 2, 2019

Jim Jordan urges Barr to skip House Judiciary hearing if terms aren’t changed

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, encouraged Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday to skip his hearing with the House Judiciary Committee if Democrats don’t back off a format the Justice Department opposes. Barr is threatening to pull out of the Thursday hearing in objection to Chairman…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, May 1, 2019

House Republicans stand behind Barr, urge Democrats to move on after release of Mueller report

House Republicans on Thursday heaped praise on Attorney General William Barr for his handling of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, calling on Democrats to put “their emotions and opinions aside” for the good of the country. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, April 18, 2019

Barr defends Trump on obstruction, says he faced ‘unprecedented’ situation

Attorney General William Barr offered a robust defense of President Trump on Thursday at a press conference previewing the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, explaining why he did not find Trump obstructed justice based on Mueller’s findings. Barr said the report, which is…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, April 18, 2019

Trump declares victory as Mueller report drops: ‘No collusion, no obstruction’

President Trump and his legal team declared victory Thursday as Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report was released — with the president repeating his “no collusion” mantra and saying “this should never happen to another president again.” “I’m having a good day, too, it’s called…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, April 18, 2019

House Dems demand Barr cancel ‘inappropriate’ press conference on Mueller report

A group of House Democrats on Wednesday called for Attorney General William Barr to cancel his planned press conference Thursday morning ahead of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. “The Department of Justice announced today that the Attorney General will hold a press…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, April 18, 2019

House Dems demand Barr cancel ‘inappropriate’ press conference on Mueller report

A group of House Democrats on Wednesday called for Attorney General William Barr to cancel his planned press conference Thursday morning ahead of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. “The Department of Justice announced today that the Attorney General will hold a press…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, April 18, 2019

Rod Rosenstein defends Barr’s ‘integrity’ ahead of Mueller report release

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said “the rule of law is secure” with a Justice Department led by Attorney General William Barr. Rosenstein’s brief profile of Barr appeared in Time’s 2019 list of 100 most influential people, published online just one day before Barr’s redacted…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Mueller report to be released Thursday

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report will be released on Thursday morning, a Justice Department spokesperson said. Democrats in Congress have been insisting on the release of the full report, but Attorney General William Barr has said that certain information — like grand jury material and…
By 1776 Coalition | Monday, April 15, 2019

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