William Barr

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Saving Justice review: how Trump's Eye of Sauron burned everything – including James Comey
With the storming of the Capitol, the fired FBI director’s earnest attempt to help America recover has been overtaken by events

Lloyd Green

10, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Morale has been gutted': can Biden restore the DoJ's battered reputation?
Biden may well find his best intentions tested early on as the Trump administration has been busy planting legal landmines in his path

Ed Pilkington

07, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Critics fear Trump could pressure William Barr’s successor for big favors
Former DoJ officials say they are worried Trump will lean on acting attorney general Jeffrey Rosen for potentially risky favors

Peter Stone

26, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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William Barr: no plans to name special counsel to investigate vote fraud claims
Attorney general at odds with Trump over disputing election and also rejects call for special counsel for Hunter Biden

Guardian staff and agencies

21, Dec, 2020 @7:51 PM

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US set to announce new charges over Lockerbie plane bombing
Attorney general William Barr expected to confirm that US has indicted Mohammed Abouagela Masud

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

16, Dec, 2020 @10:28 PM

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William Barr's exit is bad news for Trump's hopes of an 11th-hour pardoning spree | Lloyd Green
In addition to Trump mulling a self-pardon, he’s also considering family members and Rudy Giuliani – but Barr’s words may come back to haunt him

Lloyd Green

15, Dec, 2020 @4:19 PM

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Barr couldn't pass Trump's loyalty test: shredding the US constitution – analysis
The attorney general, who acted as Trump’s enforcer with apparent relish, ultimately wouldn’t help him steal an election

David Smith in Washington

15, Dec, 2020 @2:45 AM

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William Barr steps down as Trump's attorney general
Barr had dismissed Trump’s claims of significant voter fraud but critics said he made justice department tool of White House

Lauren Gambino in Washington

14, Dec, 2020 @10:55 PM

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US justice department investigating 'bribery-for-pardon' scheme – as it happened
Potentially criminal scheme to bribe unnamed officials in exchange for a presidential pardon revealed in unsealed court document

Julia Carrie Wong (now), Amanda Holpuch and Martin Belam (earlier)

02, Dec, 2020 @1:48 AM

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Death row woman's clemency plea in jeopardy as lawyers contract Covid-19
Lisa Montgomery scheduled for execution on December but her attorneys developed symptoms after visiting prison

Ed Pilkington in New York

16, Nov, 2020 @11:21 PM

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DoJ officials condemn Barr's approval of voter fraud inquiries without evidence
Richard Pilger, justice department official in charge of voter fraud investigations, resigned due to ‘ramifications’ of Barr’s move

Ed Pilkington in New York

10, Nov, 2020 @6:14 PM

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Barr tells prosecutors to investigate 'vote irregularities' despite lack of evidence
US attorney general’s intervention comes as Donald Trump refuses to concede and promotes unfounded claims of voter fraud

Ed Pilkington and Sam Levine in New York

10, Nov, 2020 @2:10 AM

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