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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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A direct threat to the country': Barr waging 'war' on Justice Department to protect Trump, top Democrat saysAttorney General William Barr's leadership of Donald Trump's Justice Department represents "a direct threat to the country," House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Tuesday, accusing the AG of trampling on civil rights, neglecting to enforce voting rights, and shielding the president from various investigations into his alleged corruption. "Your tenure is marked by a persistent war against the department’s professional core in an apparent effort to secure favors for the President," Mr Nadler said, addressing Mr Barr. Tuesday marks Mr Barr's first ever appearance before the Judiciary panel, even though he has been Mr Trump's attorney general for nearly a year and a half. Download the...
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