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William Barr's Confirmation Negotiation: The Trump Attorney General's Live Stream Reports Today to the Senate Judiciary Committee – Live Updates

Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee will grill William Barr, President-Elect Prosecutor-General-Designate of Trump, on his first day of hearings on Capitol Hill. In the beginning, the new chairman of the committee, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, Barr said he should be confronted with questions on a memo he had written and whose language was critical regarding the investigator's investigation into …

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House Democrats' new chief advocate is a former Attorney General of the Department of Justice who has withdrawn under Trump – ThinkProgress

Democrats have only days left to get a real oversight of Trump's administration for the first time – and Parliament's presumptive spokeswoman, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), sent word to Trump about what the new one is Congress expected on Friday. [19659002] Pelosi tapped on Douglas Letter – a former Attorney General in the Department of Justice (DOJ), who served under Presidents …

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Trump denies that he was "flogged" by the Deputy Attorney General

"I have never struck the acting Attorney General of the United States & # 39 ;, a man I have great respect for," Trump tweeted. Whitaker was appointed Deputy Prosecutor General after President Jeff Sessions fired in November. CNN cited several sources last week stating that Trump had at least twice given up its frustration over Whitaker last month. The …

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Trump's election for Attorney General warns Mueller's obstruction investigation in a memo to the DOJ "fatally misunderstood"

The fact that Barr interfered on such a sensitive issue and would be prepared to supervise Mueller's work if he is confirmed as Attorney General will undoubtedly plunge his nomination into a larger controversy. Barr has not resisted the defense of Trump's firing from Comey, but the June 8 memorandum – first reported by the Wall Street Journal and provided …

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D.C. Attorney General Sues Facebook for Alleged Data Protection Violations by the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

FILE – In this March 29, 2018, Facebook logo appears on the Nasdaq MarketSite screens in New York's Times Square. Facebook has announced its third and largest cleanup of accounts in connection with the military in Myanmar, where critics have alleged that the social network has done too little to block inflammatory material that hurls municipal hatred, especially against the …

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Attorney for two alleged undocumented workers of the Trump National Golf Club calls for an investigation

Victorina Morales, 47, and Sandra Diaz, 46, reported publicly this week, claiming that the managers of the Bedminster, New Jersey, club both hired them as housekeepers, even though they knew about their undocumented status. "We have documentary evidence, we have the testimony of workers, we have the fraudulent documents – all this could be provided to the federal or state …

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Trump nominates a new Attorney General and a UN Ambassador when Kelly Eyes resigns live US News

The reaction to Donald Trump's appointment of William Barr as the next Attorney General fell on well-known partisan lines. Lindsey Graham, Republican in the Senate Judiciary Committee and close associate of Trump, pledged to "everything in [zu tun]. [his] power" to enforce Barr's nomination. "Mr. Barr is very capable, highly respected, and will take on a new and much-needed leadership …

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Who is Donald Watkins? Accused attorney in the case of Richard Scrushy, violations of Auburn NCAA

Prior to today's lawsuit against Donald Watkins, the Alabama lawyer was involved in a series of high-profile legal cases involving equally high-profile clients, which often included racial discrimination and bias. Here's a look at Watkins Long and sometimes controversial story: According to an online biography Watkins was born on September 8, 1948 in Parsons, Kansas. In 1966, he graduated from …

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Trump retweets Image of US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein behind bars for "betrayal"

Donald Trump has re-released a mocking image of a series of figures that the President considers an opponent to Barren, including his Deputy Prosecutor General Rod Rosenstein. The tweet, which was published by an account called The Trump Train, also includes Barack Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton and Robert Mueller with the headline: "Well, since Russia's collusion is a proven …

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