Barr as attorney general: old job, very different Washington
Monday, 14 January 2019 WASHINGTON (AP) — When William Barr was attorney general in the early 1990s, he was outspoken about some of America’s biggest problems — violent crime, drug addiction, teenage pregnancy. The “Age of Aquarius,” he warned, had given way to crack babies and broken families, misery and squalor. The rhetoric reflected Barr’s deep-seated personal beliefs and […]
Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein said on Tuesday that the confirmation hearing of William Barr, President Trump's nominee for U.S. Attorney General, was 'going very well'. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Bill Barr as the next attorney general. BroadcastingCable.com reports that the vote was 54-45. Barr is a familiar face, both at the DOC where he was attorney general under..
According to Reuters, the US Senate has confirmed William Barr as the nation's attorney general.
The Senate voted 54-to-45 to confirm Barr, with most senators voting along party lines.
The deputy attorney general was expected to leave his post after the new attorney general was confirmed, and William Barr is now in place CBS News Also reported by •Seattle Times •WorldNews •TechCrunch