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President Trump Nominates William Barr for Attorney General

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President Trump Nominates William Barr for Attorney General

President Trump Nominates William Barr for Attorney General

President Trump Nominates William Barr for Attorney General At a recent press pool, Trump called Barr a "highly respected lawyer" by both Republicans and Democrats.

President Donald Trump, via press pool Barr held the Attorney General role under President George H.W.

Bush from 1991 to 1993.

At the time he also oversaw Robert Mueller, who then lead the Justice Department's criminal division.

The 68-year-old Barr will now take charge of Mueller and the special counsel's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

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