The Justice Department has moved to intervene in a defamation lawsuit against President Trump. In 2019, columnist E. Jean Carroll accused Trump of raping her years ago, and later claimed his denunciations amounted to defamation. William Brangham talks to David…
Attorney General William Barr is expected to speak at 12 p.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
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In our news wrap Tuesday, the mayor of Portland, Oregon, is calling for a “cease-fire” and the removal of federal law enforcement from his city. Agents again used tear gas overnight after some protesters attacked a security fence at the…
Attorney General William Barr faced questions from the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday in a combative hearing delayed for four months because of the coronavirus pandemic. In Barr’s first testimony in over a year, Democrats questioned him about protests in Portland,…
By Lisa Desjardins
By Daniel Bush
Attorney General William Barr was repeatedly criticized by Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee during a nearly five-hour hearing Tuesday, his first congressional testimony in more than a year.
By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Attorney General William Barr defended the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest in America, saying on Tuesday "violent rioters and anarchists have hijacked legitimate protests" sparked by George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police.
By Associated Press
Hackers working with the Chinese government targeted firms developing vaccines for the coronavirus and stole hundreds of millions of dollars worth of intellectual property and trade secrets from companies across the world, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer has sued Attorney General William Barr and the Bureau of Prisons director, saying he's being unjustly held behind bars to stop him from finishing a book that criticizes Trump.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
He also accused hackers linked to the Chinese government of targeting American universities and businesses to steal research related to vaccine development, leveling the allegation against Beijing hours after Western agencies made similar claims against Russia.
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