Tag Archives: Bill Barr

Barr: Trump’s Incitement Of Rioters Is “Inexcusable”

Business Insider reports: Former Attorney General William Barr said Thursday that President Donald Trump inciting a violent insurrection on Capitol Hill the previous day was a “betrayal of his office and supporters.” In a statement to the Associated Press, Barr said that “orchestrating a mob to pressure Congress is inexcusable.” Barr also substantially broke with Trump in an interview with …

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Barr Contradicts Trump, Blames Russia For Hack Attack

The Hill reports: Attorney General William Barr on Monday said that Russia is likely behind the unprecedented hack into multiple federal agencies and thousands of private entities, becoming the second senior administration official to place the blame on Moscow in contradiction to statements by President Trump. The attorney general said that he agrees with the assessment by Secretary of State …

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Barr: No Special Counsel To Investigate Hunter Biden

The Washington Post reports: Attorney General William P. Barr said Monday that he does not plan to appoint a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden, the son of the president-elect. “I think to the extent that there’s an investigation, I think that it’s being handled responsibly and professionally currently within the department,” Barr told reporters at his final news conference …

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WSJ Board Gushes Over “The Right Man” Bill Barr

From the Wall Street Journal’s editorial board: William Barr resigned as Attorney General on Monday, effective Dec. 23, and he’s certainly earned the right to leave early. He has been the right man at the right time for that difficult job, with the principles and toughness to make difficult decisions despite bitter Democrats in Congress and a willful President Trump. …

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BREAKING: Attorney General Bill Barr Resigns

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted that Attorney General William Barr is resigning. Barr’s resignation will be in effect “just before Christmas,” according to the president’s tweet. Trump tweeted that Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen will serve as Acting Attorney General. Richard Donoghue will take over duties of the Deputy Attorney General. Trump also tweeted what …

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Trump Retweets Call For AG Bill Barr To Be Fired

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump posted a call for Attorney General William Barr to be fired today if he knew about the Hunter Biden tax investigation in April, but failed to publicly disclose it. But word of the investigation actually did leak in October, a time so optimal for political leaks that there’s a term for it: the October surprise. …

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NYT: Barr May Resign Before End Of Trump’s Term

The New York Times reports: Attorney General William P. Barr is considering stepping down before President Trump’s term ends next month, according to three people familiar with this thinking. One said Mr. Barr could announce his departure before the end of the year. It was not clear whether the attorney general’s deliberations were influenced by Mr. Trump’s refusal to concede …

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Jeanine Pirro Rages At “Reptile” AG Bill Barr [VIDEO]

“It’s curious that Bill Barr, the head of the DOJ, would affirmatively make a statement regarding a pending investigation. As a former prosecutor for over three decades, I and virtually everyone similarly situated, know that DOJ guidelines do not allow comment on investigations. We need answers. We need action. We need justice. And you Mr. Barr are so deep in …

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Trump Suggests He May Fire AG Bill Barr [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: It might be time for Attorney General William Barr to start packing his bags. President Trump suggested Thursday that he may fire Barr over his affirmation that there’s no evidence of widespread fraud in the 2020 election. “Ask me that in a number of weeks from now,” Trump said in the Oval Office after …

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Roger Stone Turns On “Corrupt Deep State” Bill Barr

The Daily Beast reports: Remember in February when Attorney General Bill Barr trashed his department’s reputation to override the recommended prison term for Roger Stone and push for a much shorter sentence? Because, apparently, Stone has forgotten—and has gone on the attack against the AG. Trumpworld has reacted with fury to Barr’s statement Tuesday that there’s no evidence of voter …

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Dobbs: “Compromised” Barr Is Part Of The Deep State

Mediaite reports: Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs opened his show by accusing Attorney General Bill Barr of “appearing to join in with the radical Dems and the deep state and the resistance.” Dobbs went after Barr for being “absent for weeks” before bringing up the AG’s comments to the AP about how the Department of Justice has not seen any evidence …

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Trump’s Lawyers Hit Back: “With All Due Respect” To Him, AG Bill Barr Doesn’t Know What He’s Talking About

Via press release from the Trump campaign: With all due respect to the Attorney General, there hasn’t been any semblance of a Department of Justice investigation.  We have gathered ample evidence of illegal voting in at least six states, which they have not examined. We have many witnesses swearing under oath they saw crimes being committed in connection with voter …

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Bill Barr: DOJ Has Found No Evidence Of Fraud On A Scale That Would Have Affected Election’s Outcome

The Associated Press reports: Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. His comments come despite President Donald Trump’s repeated claims that the election was stolen, and his refusal to concede his loss to President-Elect Joe Biden. In an interview, Barr …

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DOJ Files Appeal In Trump’s Rape/Defamation Case

ABC News reports: The Justice Department filed a notice of appeal Wednesday as it seeks to intervene in the defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump by E. Jean Carroll. Last month, a federal judge in New York rejected the Justice Department’s attempt to substitute for President Trump as the defendant in a suit that claimed he defamed Carroll when he …

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DOJ Told Feds To Back Off Probe Of Former Barr Client

Reuters reports: Before William Barr became President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the U.S. Department of Justice, he represented Caterpillar Inc, a Fortune 100 company, in a federal criminal investigation by the department. Much was at stake for Caterpillar: Since 2018, the Internal Revenue Service has been demanding $2.3 billion in payments from the company in connection with the tax …

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US Attorneys To Barr: No Evidence Of Election Fraud

The Washington Post reports: Sixteen assistant U.S. attorneys specially assigned to monitor malfeasance in the 2020 election urged Attorney General William P. Barr on Friday to rescind his recent memorandum allowing investigators to publicly pursue allegations of “vote tabulation irregularities” in certain cases before results are certified, saying they had not seen evidence of any substantial anomalies. In a letter …

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DOJ Election Crimes Chief Resigns After Barr Memo

NBC News reports: The head of the branch of the Justice Department that prosecutes election crimes resigned Monday hours after Attorney General William Barr issued a memo to federal prosecutors to investigate “specific allegations” of voter fraud before the results of the presidential race are certified. Richard Pilger, who was director of the Election Crimes Branch of the DOJ, sent …

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After Meeting With McConnell, Barr Authorizes DOJ To Investigate “Substantial Allegations” Of Voter Fraud

CNBC reports: Attorney General William Barr has authorized federal prosecutors across the U.S. to pursue “substantial allegations” of voting irregularities before the 2020 presidential election is certified, despite little evidence of fraud. Barr’s action comes days after Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump and raises the prospect that Trump will use the Justice Department to try to challenge the …

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DOJ Allows Armed Agents In Ballot Counting Locations

The New York Times reports: The Justice Department told federal prosecutors in an email early on Wednesday that the law allowed them to send armed federal officers to ballot-counting locations around the country to investigate potential voter fraud, according to three people who described the message. The email created the specter of the federal government intimidating local election officials or …

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Cultists Picket Bill Barr’s Home, Demand Biden’s Arrest

USA Today reports: A group of protesters gathered in front of Attorney General William Barr’s McLean, Virginia home on Saturday evening where they called for Barr to “lock up” his Democratic opponent Joe Biden. Photos of the event showed a crowd of about a dozen men, donned in clothing and messages supportive of President Donald Trump, held signs with slogans …

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