Attorney General William Barr appeared on Capitol Hill Tuesday to discuss his agency budget. With prompting from House Democrats, he also talked about when Congress and the public will see the Mueller report and how much of it Barr will…
Rosen, who currently serves as the deputy secretary of the Department of Transportation, has no prosecutorial experience, which is unusual for someone nominated to be the deputy attorney general.
By Gretchen Frazee
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump was "following the proper process" by putting the decision to William Barr.
By Associated Press
Matthew Whitaker said in a statement Thursday that the House Judiciary Committee is trying "to create a public spectacle" by authorizing a tentative subpoena for his testimony even though he had already agreed to appear voluntarily.
By Associated Press
Barr's nomination will now be considered by the full Senate.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved William Barr's nomination for attorney general along party lines Thursday, with Republicans praising his credentials and Democrats questioning how transparent he'll be once special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation concludes.
The last time Barr was nominated as attorney general, in 1991, he was confirmed by a voice vote. That won’t happen this time, but Barr’s confirmation is widely seen as a sure thing in the Republican-controlled Senate.
In his confirmation hearing, William Barr wasted no time declaring independence from the president who nominated him. President Trump's pick for attorney general vowed not to fire -- without just cause -- special counsel Robert Mueller, nor interfere with the…
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said she has serious concerns about Attorney General nominee William Barr’s stances on the Mueller investigation, but that it was positive to hear him say he would let the probe run its course. The senator joins…
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