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    Attorney General William Barr proved once again that he may be the best — or at least the most compatible — hire President Donald Trump has made.
    Fox Business host Lou Dobbs blames Republicans for the treatment of Attorney General William Barr during a contentious House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday. He told Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs, the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, on Thursday that his "takeaway" from the oversight hearing, in which Democrats constantly interrupted Barr, was that he...
    House Democrats immediately launched into confrontational and adversarial questions to Attorney General William Barr at his recent committee testimony. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says that may not be the best approach. “I think every member has a different and unique style. I think I probably would have approached the questioning differently,” the New York Democrat told...
    Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert has tested positive for COVID-19, just a day after he was seen walking behind Attorney General William Barr while not wearing a mask. Gohmert reportedly tested positive for coronavirus before a scheduled visit with Donald Trump on Wednesday. As Politico noted, the Texas Republican has become well-known for his refusal to...
    Washington Rep. Pramila Jayapal said Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee needed to interrupt Attorney General William Barr to stop him from wasting their time. Jayapal, a Democrat, told CNN that members of the panel had to prevent Barr from absorbing their five minutes of allotted time with lengthy answers. She called Barr...
    Republican Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert reportedly tested positive for coronavirus Wednesday right before he was scheduled to fly to his home state with President Donald Trump. During a pre-screen at the White House, Gohmert reportedly tested positive for coronavirus. Gohmert was going to visit an energy plant in Texas with Trump, but he did not...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Attorney General William Barr “a blob” and accused him Tuesday of being “a henchman” for President Donald Trump. Pelosi spoke briefly with “The Beat” host Ari Melber on MSNBC, reflecting on Barr’s testimony during his hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. (RELATED: ‘Is That Ok?’: Barr Slams Democrats Downplaying Rioters...
    CNN’s Alisyn Camerota mocked Attorney General Bill Barr as she accused him of “willful blindness” to the racial injustice issues at the root of the civil unrest America has witnessed in recent times. Camerota’s remarks came after Jeffrey Toobin spoke to New Day about how Barr and President Donald Trump “don’t believe that there...
    Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy said he had to turn off Attorney General William Barr's Tuesday hearing before the Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee because "it was triggering [his] gag reflex." In a Tuesday interview on "Fox News @ Night," Kennedy said that he believed the lengthy event was "attempted persecution" of Barr and that "the American people saw that." ANDREW MCCARTHY: DEMS...
    Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., on Monday asked Attorney General William Barr to open a criminal investigation into Mark Zuckerberg over allegations that the Facebook CEO lied to Congress. In a letter to Barr, Gaetz accused the social media executive of making false statements to Congress on two occasions in 2018. He alleged that Zuckerberg “repeatedly and categorically denied any bias against conservative speech, persons, policies or politics”...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Attorney General William Barr acted like a "blob" and one of President Trump's "henchmen" during his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee. Pelosi, a California Democrat, denied he own comments could lead to violent consequences when she was asked Tuesday evening to respond to Barr saying it was possible that...
    The same day William Barr is scheduled to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington on Tuesday laid out guidelines for a formal impeachment inquiry into the attorney general to consider possible abuses of the powers of his office. The government watchdog group in a new report suggests Congress draw from the second article...
    (CNN)Parents, you have one less thing to worry about in the pandemic: your teen's screen time. It's the quality of the content they consume that's important right now, not the quantity, according to a new report. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On With Your Day. (You can...
              U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN-09) on Tuesday held U.S. Attorney General William Barr accountable for the death of Jeffrey Epstein. Cohen accused Barr of neglect in Epstein’s death at a House Judiciary Committee hearing. .@RepCohen blames AG Barr for Jeffrey Epsteins death pic.twitter.com/qJY0VtyLNs — Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) July...
    Attorney General William Barr defended his decision to use force to disperse protesters in Lafayette Park in Washington, DC, ahead of a President Trump photo op nearby on June 1, telling lawmakers there was “unprecedented” and “very violent” rioting just outside the White House. Barr has faced intense scrutiny over the decision to fire...
    Attorney General William Barr defended the Trump administration's decision to send federal agents to Portland, Oregon, to protect government property during ongoing riots in the city, asking House Democrats, "Since when is it OK to burn down a federal courthouse?" What are the details?After months of unrest following the death of George Floyd in...
    Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPelosi, Schumer accuse Trump of self-dealing with money for FBI headquarters GOP rolls out trillion coronavirus relief package Biden pays his respects to John Lewis at the Capitol MORE (D-Calif.) tore into Attorney General William BarrBill BarrRead: Attorney General William Barr's written testimony to the House Judiciary Committee Barr expected to blast...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) likened Attorney General William Barr to a "blob" over his testimony Tuesday in front of the House Judiciary Committee. The Democratic leader was speaking to Ari Melber on his MSNBC show when she made the questionable comparison. "I just thought he was despicable. So...
    QAnon believers were sent in a frenzy late Tuesday evening after Attorney General William Barr mentioned “pizza” during a House Judiciary Committee hearing. Hide Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) began the exchange. Hide “Will you be able to right this wrong before it becomes a precedent for future interference by corrupt officials in our justice and intelligence agencies?” he...
    Fox News host Jesse Watters said that the Democrats at Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing had intended to “cancel” Attorney General William Barr. Watters weighed in on the hearing during a segment of “The Five,” saying that Democrats had been forced to take a position defending the people trying to set fire to federal courthouses...
    WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) — There was a clash on Capitol Hill on Tuesday with New York Congressman Jerry Nadler taking Attorney General William Barr to task while Nadler came under fire himself. Nadler arrived for the judiciary hearing delayed after a minor car accident. He immediately put the rhetorical pedal to the metal, facing Barr. “In...
    Attorney General William Barr said at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday that left-wing groups like Antifa and Black Lives Matter have “hijacked legitimate protests” over the death of a black man in police custody by rioting for two months in Portland, Oregon, attacking police and trying to destroy the federal courthouse and other...
    Attorney General William Barr (R) doubted the federal courthouse in Portland would be standing, had the administration not deployed federal officers to defend the building amid the ongoing violent riots rocking the city on a nightly basis. Barr testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday and expressed doubt that the federal courthouse in Portland would...
    During a Tuesday hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, Attorney General William Barr was pressed on whether Donald Trump could postpone the United States elections in November. As reported by Business Insider, Barr did not explicitly say whether he believed the president could take such an action. “Actually, I haven’t looked into that question under...
    WASHINGTON -- Attorney General William Barr defended the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest in America, saying on Tuesday "violent rioters and anarchists have hijacked legitimate protests" sparked by George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police.Barr told members of the House Judiciary Committee at a much-anticipated election year hearing the violence...
    WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr is concerned that Antifa-led violence will grow and spread across the country if state officials allow riots to continue rocking their cities. During a hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Barr pushed back on New York Rep. Jerry Nadler’s claim that violence in Portland by...
    The head of the Park Police on Tuesday said he knew that President TrumpDonald John TrumpRead: Attorney General William Barr's written testimony to the House Judiciary Committee Barr expected to blast Democrats for efforts to 'discredit' him in upcoming hearing 22 people facing federal charges in connection to Portland protests MORE was going to Lafayette...
    House Democrats on Tuesday accused Attorney General William BarrBill BarrRead: Attorney General William Barr's written testimony to the House Judiciary Committee Barr expected to blast Democrats for efforts to 'discredit' him in upcoming hearing OVERNIGHT ENERGY: National Guardsman says removing protesters from Lafayette Square was an 'unprovoked escalation' | EPA watchdog kicks off probe after...
    House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler chided Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, the ranking GOP member on the committee, after he played a video filled with clips of violence directed toward law enforcement. After the video played for several minutes during Tuesday's hearing with Attorney General William Barr, Nadler said the Republican minority on the panel failed...
    U.S. Attorney General William Barr is testifying on Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee at a hearing that is being billed as oversight of the Department of Justice. Fox News obtained Barr’s prepared remarks and reported: When U.S. Attorney General William Barr appears before the House Judiciary Committee for the first time Tuesday, he plans...
    WASHINGTON -- Attorney General William Barr is defending the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest in America, saying "violent rioters and anarchists have hijacked legitimate protests" sparked by George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police.Barr will tell members of the House Judiciary Committee at a much-anticipated hearing on Tuesday that the...
    Attorney General William Barr testifies to the House Judiciary Committee in a hearing concerning oversight of the Justice Department's activities. The hearing was scheduled to start at 10 a.m. EST, but it was delayed to 10:45 a.m. after Chairman Jerry Nadler got into a car accident. The congressman was unharmed, according to his spokesperson....
    Igor Derysh July 28, 2020 2:38PM (UTC) Attorney General William Barr is expected to attack Democrats and the Department of Justice's own investigation into the 2016 Trump campaign's ties to Russia during his first appearance Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee. Barr is scheduled to testify before Rep. Jerry Nadler's, D-N.Y., panel after numerous delays...
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerHillicon Valley: Google extending remote work policy through July 2021 | Intel community returns final Russia report to Senate committee after declassification | Study finds election officials vulnerable to cyberattacks House hearing with high-profile tech executives rescheduled for Wednesday Trump threatens to double down on Portland in...
    United States Attorney General William Barr will testify before the House Judiciary Committee beginning at 10:45 a.m. Eastern Tuesday morning. Barr will face his first congressional testimony in over a year and will be pressed by the House Judiciary Committee for the first time in President Donald Trump’s administration. Barr initially accepted the invitation...
    Attorney General William Barr's testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee has been delayed after Chairman Jerry Nadler was in a car accident on his way to Capitol Hill. Nadler, a New York Democrat, was not injured, a spokesman for the congressman told CNN. Nadler was not driving the vehicle at the time of...
    William Barr Attorney General William Barr is finally testifying before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, and his opening statement is a preview of a performance that in a just world would get him charged with lying to Congress. “From my experience,” Barr will say, “the President has played a role properly and traditionally played by Presidents.” The decision-making...
    Attorney General William Barr plans to pull no punches in his Tuesday appearance before the House Judiciary Committee, a transcript of his opening remarks show. The opening statement, released Monday evening, show a defiant Barr defending his conduct as paramount to getting “to the bottom of the grave abuses involved in the bogus ‘Russiagate’ scandal.”...