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Pompeo backs Trump's refusal to concede election [Video]

Pompeo backs Trump's refusal to concede election

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday voiced confidence that once every "legal" vote was counted, it would lead to a "second Trump administration," appearing to reject Democratic challenger..

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Barr authorizes probes of vote irregularities [Video]

Barr authorizes probes of vote irregularities

U.S. Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors on Monday to look into "substantial" allegations of voting irregularities but urged them not to pursue "fanciful or far fetched claims."..

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DOJ can't defend Trump in rape defamation suit: judge [Video]

DOJ can't defend Trump in rape defamation suit: judge

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a U.S. government request to drop Donald Trump as a defendant in a defamation lawsuit by a writer who said the president falsely denied raping her in a Manhattan..

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Attorney General Barr Attended 'Super-Spreader' WH Event, But Won't Self-Quarantine [Video]

Attorney General Barr Attended 'Super-Spreader' WH Event, But Won't Self-Quarantine

US Attorney General William Barr was potentially exposed to the novel coronavirus at a White House reception where attendees didn't wear masks. However, Business Insider reports Barr has refused to..

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Trump lawyers describe how they first saw Barr's letter, with help from Major Garrett

This week on "The Takeout," President Trump's personal lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Jay Sekulow discuss the conclusion of the Mueller investigation, and how they first got their hands on the attorney..
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Kamala Harris: 'We do have two systems of justice in America'

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(CNN)Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris strongly rebuked President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr for denying there's systemic racism in the US justice system, saying..
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'We do have two systems of justice in America': Kamala Harris says Barr, Trump in 'different reality' on race

Harris qualified her previous call for the officer in Jacob Blake's shooting to be charged, conceding she is "not in full possession of the facts."
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Race to the White House: Trump has powerful ally for challenging mail vote

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As President Donald Trump sows doubt about the legitimacy of the 2020 election, he's found a powerful partner in Attorney General William Barr.Like Trump, Barr has repeatedly sounded alarms about the..
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Justice Department reportedly plans to file antitrust case against Google as early as this month

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What does it mean if the attorney general is held in contempt of Congress?

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Hundreds of former DOJ officials call for Attorney General William Barr's resignation

More than 1,100 former Department of Justice officials are calling on Attorney General William Barr to step down. In a letter, former employees cite the department's recent intervention in the..
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The '60-day rule' for elections Barr may be willing to bend for Trump

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'False narrative': AG Barr rejects claims of an 'epidemic' of police shootings of unarmed Black suspects

Attorney General William Barr says the idea that there is an epidemic of police shootings of unarmed Black suspects is "a false narrative."
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President Trump pays controversial visit to Kenosha, Wisconsin

President Trump and Attorney General William Barr visited Kenosha, Wisconsin, following days of protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe and..
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Barr issues new rules for FBI surveillance of political figures

Barr implemented new restrictions on the bureau in a pair of memos released Tuesday.
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AG Barr: 'What happened to the Trump presidential campaign ... must never happen again'

Attorney General William Barr issued restrictions on the FBI's ability to conduct surveillance of elected officials following Carter Page wiretap errors.
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As Trump hammers 'law and order' message at RNC, Barr's DOJ takes 'like it or not' approach

As Donald Trump hits a "law and order" theme at the Republican National Convention, Attorney General Barr takes it to streets with Operation Legend.
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Barr asked Rupert Murdoch to 'muzzle' Fox News commentator Napolitano, book claims

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Barr says he would be "vehemently opposed" to pardoning Snowden

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Critics raise concerns over politicization of Barr's Justice Department investigations

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Barr says there will be a development in Durham investigation Friday

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Trump goes after FBI director Wray, whom he appointed, and issues warning to Barr

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(CNN)President Donald Trump on Thursday again attacked his own FBI director, whom he appointed, and pushed Attorney General William Barr to pressure the Justice Department's investigation of the Russia..
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Fact Checking the Portland Protests: How Violent Are They?

Attorney General William P. Barr said protesters had used fireworks, Tasers, pellet guns and lasers to target federal officers in Portland.
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Barr, Nadler clash on federal response to unrest

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A direct threat to the country': Barr waging 'war' on Justice Department to protect Trump, top Democrat says

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Bill Barr to House lawmakers: Portland riots are 'an assault' on US government

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Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sues William Barr for 'gag order'

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Geoffrey S. Berman told House investigators about a tense meeting in a luxury hotel room in which Attorney General William P. Barr pressured him to resign and he refused.
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Supreme Court clears way for federal executions to resume

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