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Attorney General William Barr brings up slavery when referring to quarantining during the pandemic

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The attorney general made several shocking statements at a Constitution Day event sponsored by Hillsdale College. Catherine Herridge reports from the Department of Justice.
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News video: Barr compares coronavirus lockdowns to slavery

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U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday argued that coronavirus-related lockdown orders were the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties" in U.S. history "other than slavery."

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U.S. President Donald Trump released a lengthy speech recorded at the White House on Wednesday, in which he repeated his unsubstantiated claims of widespread election fraud, a day after Attorney General William Barr said there was no evidence of widespread fraud that could change the outcome. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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Eye Opener: CDC weighs in on vaccine distribution priorities

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Barr sees no sign of major U.S. vote fraud

[NFA] U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Tuesday (December 1) the Justice Department had found no evidence of widespread voter fraud in last month’s election, even as President Donald Trump kept up his flailing legal efforts to reverse his defeat. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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Constitution Day: ITAT organises webinar, attended by Justice Bhatt, Solicitor General Mehta

In an all-India webinar organised by the ITAT, Justice Bhatt, among others, expressed gratitude and shared views on the relevance of the constitution.
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Constitution Day: President leads nation in community reading of preamble

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VA, Defense Department under new pressure to help ailing veterans who served at toxic base

Hundreds of service members have come forward after a CBS News investigation revealed new evidence of toxic material at a remote base used after 9/11. According..
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Top Democrats accuse Trump of abuse of power for pardoning Michael Flynn

Several top Democrats slammed President Trump for pardoning former national security adviser Michael Flynn while many Republicans praised the controversial move...
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Trump pardons former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

President Trump issued a Thanksgiving-eve pardon for his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his..
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US investigating secret bribe scheme for WH pardon

Newly released court documents show the Justice Department is investigating whether there was a secret scheme to lobby White House officials for a pardon as well..
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The Justice Department is investigating whether White House officials may have been potentially bribed in exchange for pardons. President Trump called the..
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