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Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says

U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the so-called Northern Triangle ...

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says

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As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants U.S. President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently divert hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens ha...
12:32, 06/17/2019

Trump administration may take out billboard ads in Central America about migrating to US Trump administration officials are thinking about launching a Public Service Announcement-type campaign in some Central American countries in an attempt to cut down the number of people migrating through Mexico to the United States, according to two ...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Central America to Central Europe: Hondurans in Germany Annually, thousands of people leave Central America to search for more-sustainable conditions elsewhere. Most head to the United States. But some Central Americas have applied for asylum in Germany and the EU....
14:16, 07/26/2019

Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to block an agreement Morales may sign declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum ...
20:48, 07/11/2019

Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year round make Antigua, Guatemala, a jewel in Central America's crown....
08:32, 05/20/2019

Mexico asks US to invest in Central America WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico is proposing that the United States finance seven projects designed to boost the economies of three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate migrants to travel north. Mexican foreign minister M...
19:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. cuts $185M in aid to Central America over immigration While Mexico avoided President Donald Trump's call for tariffs, other Central American countries will have their foreign aid cut because they haven't done enough to stop the flow of migrants into the United States....
11:48, 06/18/2019

Antigua: Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year make Antigua, Guatemala, a superb travel spot. Could it be Central America's most charming city?...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Pelosi leads delegation to Central America Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a dozen Democrats are traveling this week to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, where living conditions are prompting hundreds of thousands of people to seek asylum in the United States....
08:16, 08/08/2019

Central America’s long silence on migration might not last The governments of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were conspicuously silent during the nearly two weeks that Mexico twisted in the wind under the threat of crippling tariffs from U.S. President Donald Trump...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Central America suffers massive power outage Honduras has been the worst affected with Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala also partly without electricity. The blackout was caused by a failure in the connection network....
21:00, 09/16/2019

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration because thousands of their citizens sought asylum...
13:16, 06/21/2019

US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the promotion of independent media....
23:16, 07/17/2019

"Not My America Or Your America. Our America": Michelle Obama to Trump Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice Friday to the Democratic outcry following President Donald Trump's attack on four ethnic minority congresswomen, saying "there's a place for all of......
07:00, 07/20/2019

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member nations to take note of the high numbers of migrants fleeing Central America through Mexico....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Mexico sees decrease in U.S.-bound immigration from Central America Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said after a White House meeting on Tuesday that there has been a "significant decrease" in U.S.-bound immigration through Mexico, especially from Central America, and he expects the trend to continue....
21:32, 09/10/2019

U.S. credits Mexico, Central America for help reducing border detentions A U.S. immigration official on Monday credited Mexico and Central American countries with helping to reduce border detentions 56% this year, then lashed out at a federal judge for ruling against the Trump administration's strict anti-asylum policy....
12:48, 09/09/2019

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into the country, a new Gallup survey shows....
07:32, 08/13/2019

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely, it would go ahead with $432 million in projects and grants that had been previously approved....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Mexicans no longer majority of undocumented immigrants as more arrive from Central America Mexicans were the biggest driver of illegal immigration for 50 years, but fewer Mexicans are making the trek and more are returning to Mexico.        ...
12:16, 06/12/2019

U.S. credits Mexico, Central America for sharp drop in border arrests The Trump administration on Monday credited Mexico and Central American countries with helping to cut U.S. border arrests by nearly 60% from a record high earlier this year but then lashed out at a federal judge for ruling against a strict anti-asylu...
17:00, 09/09/2019

U.S. credits Mexico, Central America for helping to reduce border arrests A senior Trump administration official on Monday credited Mexico and Central American countries with helping to cut U.S. border arrests by nearly 60% from a record high earlier this year, but then lashed out at a federal judge for ruling against a st...
14:49, 09/09/2019

Pelosi delegation visits Central America amid migrant crisis The speaker of the U.S. House has arrived in Guatemala with a congressional delegation, starting a Central American trip that seeks to explore the causes of immigration amid a crisis of migrants on the southern U.S. border...
20:16, 08/08/2019

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people....
07:32, 05/26/2019

Exclusive: U.S. must cultivate Central America or lose out to China: Panama president-elect Panama's president-elect, Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo, said the United States should pay more attention to Central America or risk losing ground to China, which has won diplomatic support and increased its investment in the region in recent years....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Nancy Pelosi, 12 other lawmakers to visit Central America, Texas border town House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she will lead a U.S. congressional delegation to Central America in the near future, before visiting south Texas to examine the controversial immigration situation....
18:48, 08/08/2019

Norway wealth fund should move more investment to North America, central bank says The world's largest sovereign wealth fund has historically given higher weighting to European stocks, focusing on countries that Norway does the most trade with, and a lower weighting to those of North America....
07:00, 08/27/2019

A Florida man is recovering after he was bitten by a kinkajou, an exotic animal native to Central and South America (WPTV)  A Florida man is recovering after he was bitten by a kinkajou, an exotic animal usually found in Central and South America. Michael Litersky said the animal showed up on his doorstep on July 24th, so he left some watermelon out for the kinkaj...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Central Motor Wheel of America to add 145 full-time jobs, nearly double its Paris facility size FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Governor Matt Bevin announced the scope of Central Motor Wheel of America Inc.’s expansion project in Paris will more than double to $111.9 million and create 145 full-time jobs, 60 more than initially anticipated. CMW...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Filmmaker Michael Moore Wants America’s Favorite Black Woman to Save America From Trump Filmmaker Michael Moore knows exactly who could save America from the racist president leaving his Florsheim prints all over the Oval Office desk, and that person, according to Moore, would “crush” President Donald Trump in 2020 “and her last name rh...
14:48, 08/01/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashe...
14:16, 07/27/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism Day, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashe...
11:48, 06/13/2019

Roseanne Barr announces 'Mr. and Mrs. America Tour' with Andrew Dice Clay A little more than a year after being fired from the "Roseanne" reboot, Roseanne Barr is hitting the road for a comedy tour with Andrew Dice Clay.        ...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Police arrest more than 100 in central Florida drug bust Florida police arrested over 100 members of a suspected criminal drug origination and seized 75 firearms and over 500,000 lethal doses of fentanyl, authorities said....
05:32, 05/02/2019

Police: Teen arrested in central Phoenix homicide, burglary PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a teenage boy has been arrested in a homicide earlier this month in central Phoenix. Police say the teen was booked into jail on suspicion of felony murder, burglary and armed robbery. His name wasn’t released bec...
13:00, 08/27/2019

Russian police detain 89 protesters in central Moscow: monitor Russian police detained 89 people in central Moscow during an unauthorised opposition protest on Saturday, independent monitoring group OVD-info reported....
05:48, 08/03/2019

Russian police start detaining protesters in central Moscow Russian police started detaining people in central Moscow on Saturday during an unauthorized opposition protest with one monitoring group, OVD-info, saying at least six people had been taken into custody....
05:48, 08/03/2019

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village....
08:00, 07/21/2019

Mexican prosecutors investigate police shooting of Central American migrant Mexican authorities are investigating the death of a Central American father shot by police in the northern city of Saltillo, state prosecutors said Thursday....
23:16, 08/01/2019

US student reportedly confesses to killing police officer in central Rome Mario Cerciello Rega was repeatedly stabbed early on Friday in a crime that has shaken ItalyA 19-year-old US student has confessed to killing a policeman in central Rome, in a crime that has shaken Italy, national news agency ANSA reported on Friday....
18:16, 07/26/2019

Swedish police shoot man at Malmo central station after bomb threat Police on Monday shot and injured a man at the central station in Malmo in southern Sweden after witnesses said he made threats and claimed to be carrying explosives and firearms, law enforcement officials said....
15:16, 06/10/2019

AG Barr said there must be 'zero tolerance for resisting police' and went after 'social justice reformers' in a heated speech to the US' largest law enforcement organization AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr gave a heated speech about being tough on crime to the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) this week. FOP is the US' largest fraternal police organization. After praising the bravery of police officer...
02:32, 08/14/2019

University of Central Florida student told alleged rape victim ' I just really wanted to have sex': police A University of Central Florida student accused of rape reportedly told the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” a police affidavit revealed Friday....
06:16, 07/19/2019

Democrats channel their Trump outrage on Barr Democrats are unwilling to impeach President Donald Trump for now, so they're throwing all their pent-up fury at the next best target: Attorney General William Barr.House Democrats have transformed the conservative GOP legal fixture into their all-pu...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to talk to Barr about possible Biden probe President Trump said Friday that it would be “appropriate” for him to talk to Attorney General William Barr about opening an investigation into former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden....
18:48, 05/11/2019

Trump wants Barr to consider investigating Biden – Giuliani Attorney general ‘should make this call’ over Ukraine tiesSchiff says president targeting ‘most formidable opponent’Donald Trump wants his attorney general to consider investigating Joe Biden, a potential opponent in next year’s presidential election...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to discuss a Biden probe with AG Barr President Trump says it would be “appropriate” for him to speak with Attorney General William Barr about investigating Joe Biden or his son Hunter, according to a published report. “Certainly it would be an appropriate thing to speak to h...
09:32, 05/11/2019

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its independent ethics board said Thursday that the “technology is not yet reliable enough to justify its use o...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Barr Says Mueller Could Have Decided Whether Trump Committed a Crime The attorney general reiterated his view that the special counsel should not have conducted an investigation if he did not plan to make a prosecutorial decision....
20:00, 05/30/2019

AG Barr: 'I felt the rules were being changed to hurt Trump' Attorney General William Barr told The Wall Street Journal in an interview published Monday that his handling of the Mueller report and its aftermath is rooted in a desire to defend the power of the executive branch rather than personal support for P...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Trump Says Barr May Decide Whether Mueller Testifies Before Congress The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with Russians in the 2016 campaign....
10:48, 05/09/2019

Trump says Barr will decide if Mueller testifies before Congress Attorney General William Barr will have the final say on whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling, President Donald Trump said Thursday....
05:16, 05/10/2019

Trump says Barr is ‘fair and reasonable’ for not prosecuting Comey President Trump said Friday that the decision by the Justice Department not to prosecute fired FBI Director James Comey for leaking memos showed fairness on the part of Attorney General William Barr. “The fact that James Comey was not prosecuted for ...
15:32, 08/30/2019

Barr books Trump’s hotel for $30,000 holiday party Attorney General William P. Barr is planning a holiday treat for his boss. Last month, Barr booked President Trump’s D.C. hotel for a 200-person holiday party in December that is likely to deliver Tru......
01:32, 08/28/2019

AG Barr says nationwide rulings are hampering Trump’s agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is taking aim at judges who issue rulings blocking nationwide policies. Barr is speaking Tuesday night to the American Law Institute. He says judges who issue these so-called nationwide injunctions are ...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Amazon is developing high-tech surveillance tools for an eager customer: America’s police On July 12, a few hours before dawn, a man in Chandler, Arizona, was jolted awake by an alert on his phone. It was coming from his Ring security camera, which had detected movement outside his home. The live feed showed a group of young men breaking ...
23:16, 08/08/2019

Barr says he will find out if officials ‘put their thumb on the scale’ in Trump investigation President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr(Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) Attorney General William Barr said in an interview airing Friday that the point of the Justice Department probe into the origins of the federal investi...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
20:48, 05/23/2019

William Barr: is his defence of Trump paving the road to tyranny? The attorney general stands accused of acting as the president’s personal lawyer rather than a guardian of the constitutionMoments before a highly anticipated congressional hearing at whichthe star witness the attorney general, William Barr was no lo...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Trump Just Gave William Barr an Insane Amount of Power On Thursday night, President Trump gave orders for the intelligence community to submit to a Justice Department investigation into “surveillance activities” during the 2016 presidential election. The order also gives Attorney General William Barr ext...
07:48, 05/24/2019

Amash accuses Barr of selling Trump's 'false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, who earlier this month became the first Republican member of Congress to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, took aim at Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday — charging that the nation’s top law enforcement officer h...
12:48, 05/28/2019

William Barr is acting like Trump's henchman | Austin Sarat The attorney general seems willing to distort facts, to cunningly parse words, and to condone behavior that borders on criminality William Barr has shown himself to be a loyal foot soldier for the president who appointed him. From his 24 March summar...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Attorney General Barr is proving to be a loyal champion of Trump More and more, Barr’s becoming Trump’s favourite lawyer. He’s not only enthusiastically embracing Trump’s political agenda, he’s also casting special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as vindication for Trump....
20:32, 05/18/2019

Comey says Barr has 'lost most of his reputation' by acting like Trump's lawyer James Comey initially said he would give Attorney General William Barr the benefit of the doubt when it came to the Mueller report. But on Thursday at a CNN town hall the former FBI director said Barr has acted less than honorable in his public rollo...
12:32, 05/10/2019

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
13:32, 05/31/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Limbaugh: Sen. Hirono's treatment of Barr due to 'poisonous hatred' for Trump Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh ripped Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, Wednesday for her treatment of Attorney General William Barr during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Mueller report calling her “ignorant” and “a liar.”...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Trump applauds Barr’s decision to scrutinize Russia probe President Trump on Tuesday said he was in the dark about his attorney general’s appointment of a federal prosecutor to scrutinize the origins of the Justice Department’s Russia probe — but that he welcomed the news. “I didn’t ask him to do that. I di...
13:00, 05/14/2019

'Central casting': Trump is talking more than ever about men's looks President Donald Trump told Fox News in June that it's "tough" to follow his instincts and withdraw all troops from Afghanistan when a "great-looking, central casting" military general urges him not to....
15:00, 08/13/2019

Barr downplays Trump's effort to remove Mueller, but report contradicts the AG Multiple times during his testimony Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr downplayed special counsel Robert Mueller's findings and analysis in his obstruction of justice investigation of the President, especially regarding President Donald Trump's...
06:48, 05/02/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: AG Barr is trying to 'destroy' the government, FBI to protect Trump ​​​​​​​MSNBC host Chris Matthews went on a tirade against Attorney General William Barr over his handling of Russia-related investigations and claimed that he was trying to "destroy the FBI" in order to protect President Donald Trump. ...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Barr to Trump: Invoke executive privilege over redacted Mueller materials The Justice Department told the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William P. Barr would ask President Trump to assert privilege over the sensitive materials subpoenaed by Democrats....
22:16, 05/07/2019

Barr Plans to Throw $30,000 Holiday Party at the Trump Hotel in Washington The attorney general made his plans as the Justice Department defends President Trump in lawsuits accusing him of trying to profit from the presidency....
18:32, 08/28/2019

Democrats ramp up pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to lawmakers and a key committee chairman threatened t...
22:16, 05/02/2019

AG Barr's critics, who claimed Trump 'obstruction,' would be 'guilty' by own standards: Ari Fleischer As Attorney General William Barr takes pointed criticism from Democrats, those who also claimed President Trump obstructed justice in the Mueller probe "would be guilty themselves" by that metric, Ari Fleischer said Friday....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Roseanne Barr says she was fired for Trump support, talks comedy comeback Roseanne Barr believes she was fired from her eponymous sitcom revival because of a conspiracy against her spawned by her support for President Trump....
09:16, 09/17/2019

Trump escalates fight with Democrats as they move to hold Barr in contempt Jerrold Nadler makes proposal after the DoJ refuses to give House judiciary committee an unredacted version of Mueller’s reportFollow the latest US politics news liveDonald Trump’s bitter confrontation with his political opponents continued to intens...
13:16, 05/06/2019

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with the attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Trump directs U.S. intelligence community to ‘fully co-operate’ with Barr’s investigation President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully co-operate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe into whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia....
07:32, 05/24/2019

Trump slams 2020 Dems as ‘lunatics,’ claims Barr did ‘fantastic’ job President Trump said Wednesday that Attorney General William Barr did a “fantastic” job testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee — and accused the three 2020 Democratic hopefuls who questioned him of acting like “...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Barr working with CIA to review Trump-Russia investigation, reports say – live Haspel and national intelligence chief Dan Coats on boardPompeo warns Russia: election meddling won’t be toleratedSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.20pm BST Attorney General William Barr is working with CIA Director Gina Haspel a...
10:48, 05/14/2019

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over declaring that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “perfectly good English word.” Barr continued t...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Mueller complained that Barr’s letter did not capture ‘context’ of Trump probe In a letter and phone call, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and Attorney General William P. Barr went back and forth over Mueller’s concerns. “The summary letter the Department sent to Congress and released to the public . . . did not fully cap...
18:16, 04/30/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Barr spars with Feinstein over Trump's alleged push to remove Mueller The top ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee sparred with Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday over President Trump’s alleged efforts to remove Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the investigation into Russian interference in the...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice in Senate testimony Barr defended his decision to step in and clear the president of obstruction of justice after Mueller's report presented evidence on both sides — but didn't reach a conclusion....
09:32, 05/01/2019

Blasted by Democrats, Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Standing Where Barr Cleared Trump on Obstruction, Mueller Makes a Different Case The special counsel hopes an appearance will be his first and last public statement about the Russia and obstruction investigation. But he left many things unsaid....
14:32, 05/29/2019

Sure Seems Like Trump Still Thinks the Central Park Five Are Guilty Nearly three decades after demanding five young people of color be put to death for a crime they didn’t commit, President Donald Trump on Tuesday refused to concede that the Central Park Five are innocent....
15:48, 06/18/2019

Barr books holiday party at Trump hotel, stoking ethics concerns Attorney General Bill Barr has personally booked a 200-person holiday party, complete with a four-hour open bar and buffet, at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. for Dec. 8 -- drawing ethics concerns from observers, even though Barr is...
00:00, 08/28/2019

Trump's agenda hampered by troubling number of lower court injunctions, Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday said he has noticed a troubling trend of nationwide injunctions issued by lower courts that have taken their toll on President Trump’s agenda and threaten the political process for future administrations. ...
01:48, 05/22/2019

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied with any requests from the White House to investigate President Donald Trump’s “perceived enemies.”In a ...
22:16, 05/03/2019

How William Barr, now serving as a powerful ally for Trump, has championed presidential powers The attorney general is part of a group of conservative intellectuals who have been leading the charge to expand the powers of the executive branch over the past four decades....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction, chides 'snitty' Mueller letter Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized ...
13:48, 05/01/2019

House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Barr Again Casts Doubt on Russia Inquiry’s Origins, Aligning With Trump’s Attacks Mr. Barr said his review of the investigation has turned up “inadequate” answers. But some former officials expressed concern he was deliberately undercutting it....
18:48, 05/17/2019

Stepping up Trump clash, House to vote to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
12:48, 06/11/2019

Amash accuses Barr of deliberately misrepresenting Mueller’s report to protect Trump The sole congressional Republican to call for the president’s impeachment detailed his concerns in two dozen tweets ahead of a town hall meeting in his Michigan district....
14:48, 05/28/2019

Kimmel knocks Dems for mocking Barr with chicken, says stunts like these will lead to Trump win Late night host Jimmy Kimmel mocked House Democrats for using chicken to taunt Attorney General William Barr, hinting on Thursday night that President Donald Trump will win again with these kinds of Democratic "sick burns."...
00:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
21:48, 05/08/2019

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans FILE – In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration ...
09:16, 07/15/2019

Trump says Central Park Five ‘admitted guilt,’ won’t apologize President Trump on Tuesday refused to apologize to the Central Park Five — asserting that “they admitted their guilt” and that there are “people on both sides” of the question of their innocence. Trump jumped into the issue as a new Netflix series, “...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Trump sidesteps question of apology to Central Park 5 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is refusing to apologize to the five men wrongly convicted of rape in the 1989 Central Park Five case, saying “they admitted their guilt.” Responding to a reporter’s statement that the men we...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Trump escalates war of words with central bank boss Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, comparing him to a bad golfer and blaming the US central bank for slow economic growth....
17:32, 08/21/2019

Kamala Harris Pressed Barr About Whether Trump Pressured the Justice Department. He Didn’t Have an Answer Attorney General William Barr had some tense moments with Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee during his testimony about Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation and the decision not to charge President Donald Trump with obstruction of ju...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Barr puts Trump’s actions in best light, despite ‘substantial evidence’ of obstruction cited by Mueller The attorney general’s analysis of Trump’s efforts to push out the special counsel provided the most revealing look yet at Barr’s rationale for concluding that there was not sufficient evidence to charge the president....
18:32, 05/01/2019

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-SC, with its cover depicting them as shining President Trump's shoes. ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate President Trump’s political opponents....
08:32, 05/04/2019

Barr assigns US attorney in Connecticut to look into government surveillance involving Trump campaign: source Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection efforts targeting the Trump campaign were "lawful and appropriate," a person familiar with the sit...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Sen. Graham: No Democrat 'will give a damn' about Barr declassifying documents on Trump campaign surveillance Sen. Lindsey Graham said “not one Democrat will give a damn” about the documents that will be declassified in relation to the surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Mueller reportedly criticized Attorney General Barr's summary of special counsel report on Trump Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly raised criticisms about Attorney General William Barr's summary of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
17:48, 04/30/2019

House Panel Approves Contempt for Barr After Trump Claims Privilege Over Full Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt after President Trump asserted executive privilege over the full Mueller report....
14:48, 05/08/2019

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as House Democrats weigh a contempt resolution against ...
10:32, 06/12/2019

Bill Barr reveals Russia probe review to focus on Trump dossier briefing, leaking Attorney General Bill Barr, in an exclusive interview with Fox News, revealed that the recently announced review of the origins of the Russia probe will focus in part on a controversial briefing that intelligence officials gave President Trump shortl...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Trump stands by comments about wrongly convicted 'Central Park Five' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago....
16:32, 06/18/2019

House seeks to restore Central American aid, defying Trump A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee moved on Thursday toward restoring hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to Central America that was cut off by President Donald Trump, setting up a potential showdown with the White House....
12:48, 05/09/2019

Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration pol...
17:49, 09/11/2019

Europe Isn’t Feeling Much Pain From Trump Tariffs, Central Bank Says A study by the European Central Bank says tariffs on steel and aluminum have caused only modest economic damage, but have rattled business confidence....
15:16, 04/28/2019

Former Fed official urges central bank not to ‘bail out’ Trump on the economy William C. Dudley, the former New York Fed chief, said “officials could state explicitly that the central bank won’t bail out an administration that keeps making bad choices on trade policy.”...
01:32, 08/28/2019

Former Fed leaders fight Trump's attempts to influence central bank Four former Federal Reserve leaders are stressing the importance of an independent central bank in maintaining economic stability as President Trump attempts to influence its current chief through barbed public statements and Twitter posts....
09:16, 08/06/2019

Mueller report outlines Trump 'crimes,' but no obstruction conclusion because Barr wouldn't permit indictment: Judge Nap Special Counsel Robert Mueller outlined several crimes in his report, but didn't offer a conclusion on obstruction because his boss was unlikely to permit prosecution....
17:16, 05/30/2019

Trump ally Lindsey Graham urges Attorney General Barr to declassify Russia probe files The probe by Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz of the DOJ and FBI's conduct during the FISA warrant process is "nearing completion," according to a letter Graham sent Barr....
10:16, 09/03/2019

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for friendly call with Putin, blasts Barr as 'president’s defense lawyer' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued over the weekend to criticize Attorney General William Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election – telling a crowd in Seatt...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Kamala Harris wants Trump to watch Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five documentary The Democratic presidential candidate criticized the president for saying there were “people on both sides” of the exoneration of the men wrongly accused of raping a jogger....
15:00, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump and the Central Park Five: the racially charged rise of a demagogue In this Guardian story first published in 2016, and as Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix series on the Central Park Five case, When They See Us, hits screens, we tell of how, 30 years ago, five young black men were wrongly convicted of rape – and how the ch...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Trump Asks Who Is Bigger Enemy, US Central Bank Chief Or China's Xi President Donald Trump reacted furiously on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke about the trade war with China and economic risks to the United States, asking whether his appointee......
17:00, 08/23/2019

Central Bankers Worry About Trump's Tactics to Reorder Global Trade The world’s central bankers are increasingly worried that President Trump’s tactics to reorder global trade are destabilizing economies in ways that they can’t easily fix....
08:00, 08/26/2019

Trump moves to limit eligibility for Central American asylum-seekers ​WASHINGTON — The Trump ​a​dministration unveiled new asylum rules Monday that would drastically limit the eligibility of Central American migrants to seek relief at the US-Mexico border. In a major migrant crackdown, asylum seekers making the danger...
09:16, 07/15/2019

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Most Central American Migrants WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Accordin...
06:16, 07/15/2019

Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade: former China central bank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress toward ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Frid...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Former New York Fed president says central bankers should interfere with the 2020 election to oust Trump Want to know how to spot someone who was unaffected by the last recession? Look for the people who argue now that another economic disaster would be worth it if it means President Trump loses his 2020 reelection bid....
10:32, 08/27/2019

President Trump Played a Key Role in the Central Park Five Case. Here’s the Real History Behind When They See Us The newspaper ad shows up in the second episode of Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix drama When They See Us. It’s a full-page proclamation, headlined in capital letters: “BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY. BRING BACK OUR POLICE!” Like the...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Desus and Mero ask Ava DuVernay about the Central Park Five, Trump, and the ultimate hood movie With Ava DuVernay’s wrenching miniseries about the so-called “Central Park Five,” When They See Us, coming out today, the award-winning director made her way down to Desus & Mero’s dank basement interview den for some real talk. For one thing, Du...
05:16, 05/31/2019

Shutdowns, emergencies and tariffs: Trump’s frenetic immigration approach has become central to his 2020 bid The rush of border policies flowing from the White House offers a clear sign that Trump’s reelection campaign will focus on immigration more than any other topic....
08:16, 06/02/2019

Ex-China central bank chief says progress at Xi-Trump Japan meet 'difficult' China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress toward ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former Chinese central bank chief said o...
20:16, 05/30/2019

Central Americans yearning for U.S. turn to smugglers amid Trump asylum crackdown Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous journey north across the border to the United States....
18:16, 06/26/2019

Kamala Harris calls on Trump to watch Netflix miniseries about Central Park Five "Sensationalized media coverage — including a 1989 full-page ad placed by Trump — made it almost impossible for them to be treated fairly," she wrote.        ...
16:16, 06/20/2019

Fed's Powell treads carefully as Trump's central bank pick faces trouble Conservative commentator Stephen Moore's sexist comments about women have put in jeopardy his path to the Federal Reserve, with the No. 2 Republican in the Senate saying Wednesday that President Donald Trump's potential nominee may not have the votes...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: Donald Trump and Theresa May come face to face as protesters gather in central London Donald Trump and Theresa May came face to face at a business meeting at St James's Palace this morning marking the start of the second day of the president's first state visit to the UK....
02:32, 06/04/2019

Trump rejects Iran’s denials that it attacked tankers, citing video released by Central Command The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the Persian Gulf. ...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting....
22:16, 06/07/2019

Here's Trump hating on America. Is it time for him to leave? The president says if Democratic congresswomen criticize the US, they should go elsewhere. But mocking America is one of his own favorite pastimesAt a campaign rally in North Carolina last night, the president’s attacks against four progressive congr...
06:32, 07/19/2019

Why America’s tariff-hit farmers still support Trump EASTON, NY — Most mornings, Paul Molesky begins his workday at 5 a.m. — not on his family’s small beef farm — but as the operations manager for Allenwaite, a seventh-generation dairy operation nearby. “I essentially farm twice a day, all day, sometim...
15:48, 07/13/2019

Trump Says Minority Congresswomen Should "Apologize To America" US President Donald Trump renewed attacks Sunday on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologize "for the horrible (hateful) things they have......
15:00, 07/21/2019

Heading to G20, Trump Once Again Assails America’s Friends President Trump complained that Japan would sit back if the United States were attacked and watch “on a Sony television.” He also assailed Germany and India....
02:32, 06/27/2019

Trump: The ‘Squad’ Dems should apologize to America ​President Trump ​on Sunday ​continued his attacks on four minority freshman Democrats, telling them they should “apologize” to America. “I don’t believe the four Congresswomen are capable of loving our Country. They should apologiz...
07:48, 07/21/2019

'Nothing to lose': how Trump has energized America's women In the third part of our series on the American left we examine how Hillary Clinton’s radicalised women in a way that her campaign did notEn route from Chicago to Pittsburgh I stopped off in Akron to see an old friend, Susan Aylward. I first met Susa...
06:48, 09/05/2019

| Trump says minority congresswomen should 'apologise to America' US President Donald Trump renewed attacks on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologise "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said"....
23:32, 07/21/2019

"China Hoping For A Democrat To Win To Rip Off America": Trump US President Donald Trump on Saturday took a swipe at China saying it wants to "badly" chalk out an agreement with his country in order to end the escalating trade friction between the two countries....
21:48, 08/10/2019

'Apologize to America', Trump tells Democratic congresswomen U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four liberal Democrats in Congress, all women of color who have criticized his policies, calling on them to apologize as he himself faced charges of racism....
12:16, 07/21/2019

How Trump's census question could transform America's electoral map If the Trump administration adds a new question to the 2020 census, up to 4m people could go uncounted, paving the way for Republican gerrymandering It has happened every decade since the foundation of the United States, mandated by the first article...
08:48, 06/17/2019

If there is an immigrant who has failed to integrate in America, it's Donald Trump The likes of Trump hate our freedoms so much they want to turn us into some kind of dictatorship, like they used to have back home Why does Donald Trump hate America so much? What is it about this German-American that makes him think he can tell nati...
01:32, 07/15/2019

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum than Other Western Countries? President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to a scheme employed by Australia since 2012. Europe tried a comparable scheme in 2016, but it didn’t work....
13:00, 09/14/2019

De Blasio says Trump wants to ‘make America hate again’ with ICE raids Mayor de Blasio blasted President Trump for announcing that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would carry out raids nationally as a political ploy to scare immigrant communities and gin up his base of supporters. “His slogan should be: make A...
15:00, 07/14/2019

Iran tests President Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation’s many foreign entanglements and put “America First.” But as his administration eyes the prospect of military conflict with Iran, Trump...
18:16, 05/17/2019

America is close to ‘deal’ with Taliban, hints Trump With a president eager to bring US troops home, many question what Afghan ‘peace’ would look likeDonald Trump has met his peace envoy to Afghanistan and top security advisers to discuss progress in the latest round of talks with the Taliban, fuelling...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Slavery in America reminds us: Trump is far from an aberration | Touré The president’s white supremacist ideas have been part of America since the beginningImagine being teleported from the early days of slavery in 1619 to Donald Trump’s America. Technological changes aside, I think the way we approach race would feel v...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ Highlighted a Contradiction in His Presidency It took nearly two years, but Donald Trump finally got his big military show. The president has wanted to bring tanks to the streets and jets to the skies of the nation’s capital since witnessing France’s Bastille Day parade in 2017, but ...
03:16, 07/05/2019

| Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great' German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US leader's attacks "go against what makes America great"....
19:16, 07/19/2019

Final preparations underway for Trump's 'Salute to America' U.S. government personnel, including the military, are putting the final touches on President Donald Trump's Independence Day plans for "Salute to America."...
16:00, 07/04/2019

Trump: Minority Democratic congresswomen should 'apologize to America' President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, demanding an apology "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said." He said the four minority women aren't "capable of loving" the US....
18:00, 07/21/2019

Here's all the military hardware you can expect to see in Trump's 'Salute to America' President Trump's Fourth of July "Salute to America" will feature an amped-up fireworks show, a wide range of military hardware, and a speech from the commander in chief himself....
00:32, 07/04/2019

Trump is 'primary cheerleader' for hate in America, says Dem senator Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Wednesday branded Donald Trump the “primary cheerleader” for hate in America, as the president faces widespread opprobrium from national Democrats for his heated immigration rhetoric after a pair of mass shootings over ...
12:16, 08/07/2019

Pelosi says Trump is trying to ‘Make America White Again’ with census question House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday blasted President Trump’s push for a citizenship question on the 2020 census as an effort to “Make America White Again” — claiming, “it’s not what our founders had in mind.” ...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Joe Biden to declare Trump an 'existential threat' to America – live Biden and Trump to hold duelling rallies in key battleground state, while big tech under scrutiny at congressional hearing in WashingtonSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.59pm BST Well, Donald Trump is tweeting again ... (not that...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Trump shares details of July 4 ‘Salute to America’ celebration President Trump on Tuesday revealed details of his “Salute to America” celebration in DC on July 4, including flyovers by the famed Blue Angels and performances by the National Symphony Orchestra, Vanessa Williams and the Muppets. “This year’s annual...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Donating to Trump might be a tough call for Corporate America in 2020 Trump's disruptive trade confrontations have sent shockwaves through the business world, while, insiders say, companies may wonder whether associating with the president could alienate employees and customers....
05:16, 06/18/2019

Ivanka Trump to promote women’s initiative in South America Ivanka Trump will travel to South America in September to focus on issues that make it difficult for women in developing countries to prosper financially, including lack of access to credit and limits on employment....
14:16, 08/08/2019

Trump's regime is leading America in an insurrection | Carol Anderson Trump’s regime has ignited the base by conjuring up a vision of whiteness imperiled by ‘illegals’, ‘black identity extremists’ and Muslim terroristsOn Friday, Donald Trump praised Robert E Lee. Slaveholder. Sadist. Traitor. Loser. It was his way of o...
08:32, 05/01/2019

"We Love America": Trump's Undocumented Ex-Workers Seek Meeting With Him More than 20 undocumented workers previously employed by President Donald Trump's company have requested a meeting with their former boss to discuss how to update the country's immigration system and......
23:32, 07/03/2019

Analysis: Trump is playing a dangerous game with America's economy President Donald Trump's escalating trade war against China threatens to inflict a powerful shock to the American economy that not even the Federal Reserve can fully absorb....
12:16, 08/05/2019

Trump hits back at Obama for comments about racism in America Trump cited a segment on the TV news show Fox & Friends in response to former president: ‘Obama had 32 mass shootings during his reign’Donald Trump has hit back at Barack Obama after the former president said Americans must “soundly reject language” ...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Trump’s Visit Is a Reminder That Europe Is Being Bullied by America — And It Is Working As President Trump landed in the U.K. on June 3 for a visit that also includes Ireland and France, we have yet another opportunity to reflect on the health of the transatlantic relationship. The situation is considerably different from July last year...
05:00, 06/03/2019

The Radicalization of White America: How Donald Trump Weaponized Whiteness On September 30, 2011, an unmanned American drone fired 40 missiles into the home of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen living in Yemen. The prominent Muslim cleric was placed on the U.S. government’s kill list because he reportedly inspired numero...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Nancy Pelosi says Trump wants to 'make America white again' – video US house speaker Nancy Pelosi says president Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year's census because he wants to 'make America white again.' The California democrat says the administration is battling in federal court to insert...
07:32, 07/09/2019

'America First is a fallacy,' Mexico's president responds to Trump tariff "America First is a fallacy," Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday, responding to a White House announcement it was imposing a blanket 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico from June 10....
20:16, 05/30/2019

Trump calls America’s story ‘the greatest political journey’ President Donald Trump speaks during an Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the story of America as “the gre...
10:00, 07/05/2019

Trump plans to hold July 4th ‘Salute to America’ every year President Donald Trump said on Monday that his Fourth of July “Salute to America” event was a “tremendous success” and he plans to hold the celebration every year “for the foreseeable future.” Trump said his holida...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Tanks roll through DC ahead of Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ celebration A pair of tanks were spotted being ferried down a Washington, DC street Tuesday night — ahead of President Trump’s “Salute to America” celebration on the Fourth of July. The armored vehicles were seen about 10 p.m. being hauled atop two flatbed tract...
06:00, 07/03/2019

The Man Who Sold America: Joy-Ann Reid hosts a Trump house of horrors The MSNBC anchor knows how to pick an interview and how to organise her sources. Her book is a valuable compendiumHow did we get Donald Trump? And how will we ever “undo the damage he has done”? Related: 'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist t...
14:00, 07/21/2019

Trump accuses Democratic congresswomen of hating America, says they can leave U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his attacks against four Democratic congresswomen, saying he was not concerned if people thought his tweets toward them were racist and accused the U.S. lawmakers of hating America....
10:32, 07/15/2019

Stephen Colbert: 'America has its own royal baby: Donald Trump' Late-night hosts discussed the latest addition to the royal family and Trump’s continuing anger over the Mueller reportMonday night’s late-night monologues contained a mixture of international and local news as the hosts covered US conflicts, Donald ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, South America, Europe The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, which complement an ongoing study with women in Africa....
11:48, 07/15/2019

Trump tweets as gun violence and white nationalist terrorism stalk America Domestic terrorism now results in more deaths than the foreign kind but the president shows no sign of toning down his rhetoricTwo menaces have stalked America throughout its history. One is gun violence. The other is white supremacy. In El Paso, Tex...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Trump Chides ‘America-Hating Left’ in Rally for House Candidate Dan Bishop, a conservative well known for sponsoring a bill requiring transgender people to use restrooms based on the gender listed on their birth certificates, faces a tough race in North Carolina....
19:00, 09/09/2019

Trump escalates attacks on Democratic congresswomen at 'Made in America' event President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday amid bipartisan furor over his comments that the lawmakers should "go back" to the "places from which they came."...
16:00, 07/15/2019

Trump press secretary: Democrats 'hate this president more than they love America' White House principal deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley appeared on "Hannity" Wednesday defending the upcoming Fourth of July parade with military tanks and claiming Democrats were being clouded by their hatred of President Trump. ...
19:48, 07/03/2019

Heidi Heitkamp: Trump has failed rural America's 'Reagan test' President Donald Trump has failed to deliver for rural America – but Democratic politicians have also let their connection to heartland voters weaken, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D....
14:16, 04/28/2019

President Trump Has Planned a Controversial Fourth of July ‘Salute to America.’ Here’s What to Know President Donald Trump will deliver a presidential address at a controversial “Salute to America” celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall on the Fourth of July featuring heavy military equipment and heads of major militar...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Trump suggests 'nuking hurricanes' to stop them hitting America – report President responds: ‘I never said this. Just more FAKE NEWS!’Trump seems to think he’s emperor – we are not entertainedDonald Trump has reportedly suggested on more than one occasion that the US military should bomb hurricanes in order to disrupt the...
12:00, 08/26/2019

Stephen Colbert on Trump's visit to Britain: 'America was 239lb smarter' Late night hosts focused on president’s antics in London, his sartorial choices and the anti-Trump protestsLate-night hosts focused on the second day of Trump’s UK visit and the growing protests against him. Continue reading......
10:32, 06/05/2019

Analysis: Does Joe Biden's 'foot-in-mouth' problem matter in Trump's America? Joe Biden was under 40 when he was elected to the Senate, and he spent decades representing Delaware in the deliberative body, rising to lead the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee before serving eight years as vice...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Trump Will Speak Monday on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership.’ Critics Say It Will be Surreal. The idea for the speech originated with consultants on the re-election campaign worried that his environmental record was a turnoff to two key demographics — millennials and suburban women....
11:16, 07/08/2019

Candidate Biden says Trump's foreign policies have harmed America's standing Former Vice President Joe Biden, in his first major foreign policy address as a Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump's performance on the world stage as erratic and extreme....
16:00, 07/11/2019

Tommy Lee's vision of a post-Trump America is extremely liberal, metal Tommy Lee, the Mötley Crüe drummer and Hall of Fame party animal, has taken an interest in politics as of late. Like many people, Lee appears to have developed a strong dislike of Donald Trump over the past few years, and would really like him to be...
01:16, 08/09/2019

As Trump tries to end ‘endless wars,’ America’s biggest Mideast base is getting bigger The United States remains deeply involved in regional conflicts, and the Al Udeid Air Base is “in the center of everything,” a U.S. commander said. Qatar has used a 2017 blockade by Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations to strengthen its military relat...
06:32, 08/21/2019

Matt Gaetz: Trump's 'Keep America Great' campaign an 'inclusive movement' President Trump's campaign is an inclusive venture that seeks to unite Americans in favor of economic prosperity, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....
21:32, 06/18/2019

Trump launches re-election bid before jam-packed arena, vows to 'Keep America Great' President Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night before a jam-packed crowd in Orlando's Amway Center arena, and quickly unloaded on the media organizations and government actors he said tried their hardest with "everythin...
21:32, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump Demands A$AP Rocky's Freedom On Grounds That America Has Actually Done A Lot For Sweden Donald Trump continued to have access to Twitter on Thursday, writing two new tweets about rapper A$AP Rocky a.k.a. Rakim Athelaston Mayers, who is currently detained in Sweden, after an assault incident in Stockholm. The alleged assault took place o...
18:16, 07/25/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: Protesters leave central London looking like a 'rubbish tip' Anti-Trump protesters left central London looking like a "rubbish tip" after placards and food packages were left strewn across the streets, people working nearby have said....
13:48, 06/05/2019

Russian State-Run Media Mocked President Trump’s July 4 ‘Salute to America’ Journalists on Russian state-owned media were underwhelmed by President Trump’s Independence Day parade. Commentators on Russian news channel Rossiya 24 and the popular program 60 Minutes criticized the Washington, D.C. event for showcasing old...
10:01, 07/06/2019

Trump's 4th of July 'Salute to America' event to include ticketed section for VIPs President Donald Trump's July Fourth celebration on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, will include a ticketed area in front of the Lincoln Memorial where he'll deliver remarks....
21:32, 06/30/2019

Brexit Britain and Trump’s America are a betrayal of the values D-day was fought for | Martin Kettle The D-day commemorations have never felt so uneasy. Trump and Brexit are tearing apart the bonds forged after 1945They are saying that Thursday – the 75th anniversary – will be the last of the international D-day commemorations in which the veterans ...
10:32, 06/05/2019

This Is America: Dayton, Ohio, Mayor Had Security Increased After Public Fallout With Trump Please think about what I am about to say: An American mayor was assigned security after a public feud with the president of the United States, because the American mayor needed protection from the sycophants who follow the president....
16:48, 08/19/2019

Trump’s North America trade deal in limbo as Congress leaves town Months of secretive talks between House Democrats and administration officials had produced no agreement on the rewrite of the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, a key priority for the president....
22:16, 08/01/2019

Donald Trump, the President of the United States of America, Was Also Accused of Rape 3 Months Ago There should be a word to describe the thing that happens when you have a new favorite word for a month or so and you become so enamored with it that you inject it into as many conversations as you can. For instance, right now that word for me is zei...
14:16, 09/05/2019

Trump’s Reelection Campaign Is Trying to Woo Latino Voters While Threatening to Purge America of Latinos President Trump is nothing if not tone deaf. Somehow, Trump pulled favorable numbers with Hispanic voters in 2016, and now the president’s campaign to steal the White House in 2020 has its eyes set on pulling the Hispanic vote while simultaneously th...
08:48, 06/20/2019

Trump, after tweet backlash, hits Dems 'sticking up for' people bad-mouthing America After triggering backlash over tweets urging progressive congresswomen to go back to their "broken and crime infested" home countries, President Trump appeared unbowed Sunday night, suggesting it was "so sad" to see Democrats sticking up for the lawm...
21:16, 07/14/2019

On Late Night, George Takei calls Trump's camps "a grotesque new low" for America George Takei’s position as Lieutenant (then Captain) Hikaru Sulu has long made him the revered goofy grandpa of nerd-dom, with the now 82-year-old actor parlaying his Star Trek fame into a career as his inimitably droll, sonorous, and happily self-pa...
11:32, 08/13/2019

Campaign Aides Let the UAE Screen Trump's 'America First' Energy Speech, Made Changes at Their Request Aides to now-President Donald Trump let senior United Arab Emirates officials look at and edit a 2016 campaign trail speech in which he laid out his “America First” energy policy, ABC News reported on Monday.Read more......
00:16, 07/30/2019

Trump honors military, calls for unity during 'Salute to America' Independence Day celebration President Donald Trump took the stage in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Thursday with first lady Melania Trump at his side in an event he organized to be focused on honoring the nation's troops....
21:16, 07/04/2019

As Trump policies deepen farmers' pain, Democrats see an opening in rural America Seizing on mounting Farm Belt frustration with President Donald Trump's economic agenda, Democratic rivals are stepping up their push to take back part of rural America, whose overwhelming support for Trump helped propel his upset 2016 election victo...
03:32, 08/27/2019

Trump's 'Salute to America' brings military might, fireworks and dose of controversy to Washington In full executive producer mode, President Trump has the "show of a lifetime" for the hundreds of thousands of revelers who are flocking to the National Mall to witness the “Salute to America” –Trump’s Fourth of July spectacle replete with displays o...
22:16, 07/04/2019

Trump's 'Salute to America' sparks heated debate over militarization of the Fourth of July President Trump's decision to showcase a wide array of military hardware at the capital's Fourth of July celebration has sparked a fierce dispute between those who argue he's militarizing a national holiday and those who applaud what they call a patr...
21:48, 07/04/2019

Trump revives the idea of a ‘white man’s country’, America’s original sin | Nell Painter It can’t be left to black Americans alone to resist the president’s racism. Citizens of all colours need to resist, and embrace activismThe idea that some US inhabitants deserve the land, deserve to stay and to occupy it, and that others must go – to...
11:32, 07/20/2019

President Trump Stays Mostly On-Script and off Politics at Fourth of July ‘Salute to America’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump celebrated “the greatest political journey in human history” Thursday in a Fourth of July commemoration before a soggy, cheering crowd of spectators, many of them invited, on the grounds of the ...
16:48, 07/04/2019

'Relax and speak to America': US soldiers in Trump's military parade are handed instructions on what not to say Susan Walsh/AP US Army soldiers volunteering — or possibly being "voluntold" — for President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Fourth of July parade in Washington, DC, were handed motivating instructions on what to say if approached by ...
03:48, 07/04/2019

Rainy 'Salute to America' honors military; Donald Trump calls for unity President Donald Trump took the stage in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Thursday with first lady Melania Trump at his side in an event he organized to be focused on honoring the nation's troops....
06:32, 07/05/2019

"Build America" Visa Replaces Green Card In Trump's New US Entry Plan Donald Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa, as the US President unveiled a new merit and points-based immigration policy that seeks to increase the quota......
10:48, 05/17/2019

'Salute to America' critics fueled by 'hate for President Trump': Kayleigh McEnany Critics of President Trump's planned "Salute to America" celebration are letting their disdain for the Republican get in the way of celebrating the Fourth of July, according to the president's reelection campaign spokeswoman....
21:48, 07/03/2019

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed in less than 24 hours — one of which happene...
15:48, 08/05/2019

'America First' allies say Trump saved presidency from John Bolton by scrapping Iran strike Non-interventionist Trump allies are cheering President Trump's Thursday night decision to buck his most senior advisers and abandon an airstrike on Iran, saying the decision could help him win reelection while preventing a major regional war....
13:16, 06/21/2019

Trump is taking his 'America First' agenda to the United Kingdom with state trip: Sean Spicer When President Trump touched down in London Monday morning he had his "America First" agenda with him, according to former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer....
12:32, 06/03/2019

Biden blasts Trump's 'Salute to America' as 'designed more to stroke his ego than celebrate American ideals' Former Vice President Joe Biden criticized President Trump’s “Salute to America” Fourth of July Spectacle on Thursday - saying the event “misses the point” of the holiday....
22:16, 07/04/2019

Class politics is rising in America. Trump hopes a culture war might stop it | Bhaskar Sunkara Ilhan Omar sees that the president wants to divide us on the basis of our race, creed or color – we need to join her in fighting for working peopleThe 2020 elections are fast approaching, and Donald Trump is already perfecting his campaign strategy: ...
07:32, 07/20/2019

Trump Hails African-American Contributions to America Amid Battle With Black Critics African-American legislators from Virginia refused to attend the president’s speech commemorating the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America, calling him an “emblem of hate.”...
10:48, 07/30/2019

America's Least American-Style Car Was Also One of America's Most Influential Happy Fourth of July, fellow Americans! And, everyone else, have a beer and a hot dog on me! By me, I mean the United States government, who I’m sure will reimburse you promptly. Today I’d like to celebrate an under-appreciated American hero, that le...
14:32, 07/04/2019

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salute to America” event scheduled to take place later in the evening....
22:16, 07/04/2019

Trump's 'merit-based' immigration reform plan 'makes sense' for America, Laura Ingraham says President Trump's new immigration reform plan, including its shift toward a "merit-based" system is the right way to "tackle the big issue" before America....
02:16, 05/17/2019

Trump to trigger process that could accelerate congressional vote on North America trade pact: Washington Post The White House plans to trigger a process on Thursday that would allow President Donald Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a ste...
14:16, 05/30/2019

Beto O'Rourke said voters must 'reclaim' America from Trump in a fiery speech at Florida facility where migrant children are being detained Rhona Wise/Getty Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas on Thursday excoriated President Donald Trump during a visit to a detention facility for migrant children in Florida. "It is only when the president has given permission do you see kids put in cag...
19:16, 06/27/2019

America the Beautiful, America the Cruel The Fourth of July, or the Fourth of You Lie as we black folks like to call it, is here again. And we’ll be inundated with bold-faced lies about American exceptionalism. You’ll hear it from television commentators. From politicians. From dudes wearin...
09:00, 07/04/2019

The billionaire who founded NYC's biggest grocery chain after immigrating to America as an infant explains his support for Trump — and why he thinks the US should build a wall Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images John Catsimatidis, a Greek immigrant and the founder of New York City grocery chain Gristedes, is a vocal supporter of President Trump. On the topic of Trump's reelection campaign, Catsimatidis told Bloomberg's...
12:48, 08/19/2019

'We are not criminals or seeking a free ride in America': Undocumented workers at a Trump golf club request meeting with the president in a letter REUTERS/Mike Segar In a letter to President Donald Trump, 21 former employees, all undocumented, requested to meet with the president. Some of the former workers who signed the letter worked in close proximity with Trump and his family, including m...
03:48, 07/04/2019

John Kelly, Trump’s ex-chief of staff, joins board of firm running America’s biggest child migrant facility John Kelly now sits on the board of Caliburn International, which owns a company that runs Homestead - the biggest facility for unaccompanied migrant children in the U.S....
17:48, 05/03/2019

Robert De Niro: Trump getting impeached would 'Make America Great Again' "The individual who currently purports to lead America is not worthy of any tribute," Robert De Niro said of Donald Trump at the American Icon Awards.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Ava DuVernay lets Trump 'speak for himself' in Central Park Five series 'When They See Us' Netflix's "When They See Us" reminds viewers how Donald Trump called for the death penalty for teenagers in the 1989 Central Park Five case.        ...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Tanks and planes assemble for Fourth of July ‘Salute to America’ — which critics decry as Trump’s salute to himself The president’s supporters, including many with VIP tickets to the event, say Trump is simply celebrating America. Democrats accuse the White House of turning a taxpayer-funded, nonpolitical event into a reelection rally....
12:00, 07/04/2019

US mass shootings: Donald Trump insists 'hate has no place' in America amid backlash over bloodshed Donald Trump has claimed "hate has no place" in America after 29 people were killed in two mass shootings that sparked a major backlash over his presidency....
03:16, 08/05/2019

NRA head Wayne LaPierre made $1.4 million in 2017. Here's what we know, and don't know, about the finances of America's most public gun rights advocate, who can reportedly change Trump's mind on gun policy with a single phone call. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Wayne LaPierre is the CEO and executive vice president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), an American gun rights advocacy group. While LaPierre's exact net worth is unknown, one estimate has put it at $10 million. He was...
18:00, 08/21/2019

'America's Day as the Racist': Churchill Downs TV billboard hit with anti-Trump graffiti A billboard along two prominent highways in Louisville, Kentucky, advertising Churchill Downs TV coverage was written over with an anti-Trump message.       ...
19:48, 07/16/2019

Donald Trump's UK state visit cost Met police £3.5m More than 6,300 officers deployed for June trip, at time of pressure on police resources Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK cost the Metropolitan police nearly £3.5m, at a time of rising pressure on police resources.Tens of thousands of protesters ...
05:16, 08/01/2019

The London Police Twitter feed was hacked. Then Trump got in the act. LONDON -- The London Metropolitan Police’s twitter account started acting very strange. The London police force’s official twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on......
12:00, 07/20/2019

Florida: Police investigating shooting near Trump resort SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting near one of President Donald Trump’s resorts in Florida that apparently involved a dispute outside a rental car facility. Media outlets report the shooting happened Sunday after...
18:32, 05/12/2019

London Police's Twitter Account Was Hacked. Then Trump Got In The Act The London police force's official Twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on arrests or appeals for information. In the event of a terrorist attack, the police use......
00:00, 07/21/2019

Los Angeles police spied on anti-Trump protesters Case is one of several across the US of police targeting anti-Trump and anti-fascist groups with monitoring and criminal trialsThe Los Angeles police department has revealed in court that it infiltrated an activist group planning anti-Trump protests,...
23:00, 07/19/2019

UK Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Leaked Cabled On Trump British police said Friday it had launched a "criminal investigation" into the leak of British diplomatic cables critical of US President Donald Trump that led to the resignation of the UK ambassador......
18:48, 07/12/2019

Trump administration exploring police crackdown on homeless people A new report suggests law enforcement as ‘an important tool’ and escalates a recent push on California’s homelessness crisisThe White House has said it is exploring using police to remove homeless people from the streets, a vague threat that has esca...
13:48, 09/17/2019

Why hasn’t the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio. “Thank you, law enforcement!” the pre...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Trump supporters barricaded in London pub by police after being surrounded by protesters London cops herded a small group of Trump supporters into a Trafalgar Square pub with cheap pints Tuesday after they were surrounded by demonstrators chanting “Nazi scum off our streets.”...
08:48, 06/04/2019

Why hasn't the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? Ten city governments from Arizona to Pennsylvania say the president's political committee has yet to pay hundreds of thousands in security bills....
07:48, 06/13/2019

US Police Fire Pepper Spray After Pro-Trump "Straight Pride" Parade US police fired pepper spray Saturday after counter-demonstrators accused them of protecting "Straight Pride" advocates who support President Donald Trump, and refused to let officers re-open a road....
23:00, 08/31/2019

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Has Blunted Police Efforts to Be Tough on Crime Requests for U visas are declining, a sign that undocumented crime victims are losing hope in the program and are less inclined to help the authorities stop criminals....
11:32, 05/14/2019

Police on alert as protesters descend on DC for Trump's military-themed July 4th President Trump is gearing up for his military-themed celebration on July Fourth, but the fireworks already are erupting as critics complain about the nature and cost of the event -- and authorities worry about possible violent clashes between leftis...
14:32, 07/03/2019

Larry Krasner Isn't Sweating Attacks From Trump's Goons Following Police Shooting Not even 24 hours after 34-year-old Maurice Hill allegedly shot six Philadelphia cops, U.S. Attorney William McSwain took a cue from his boss and his boss’s boss and let out a long screed against a local official who’s supposedly to blame. His target...
01:32, 08/16/2019

Trump sexual assault accuser E Jean Carroll considers police complaint Writer open to working with NYPD in criminal investigationCarroll to CNN: ‘He pulled down my tights. There was a fight’ E Jean Carroll, the celebrated advice columnist who has accused Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in the mid-1990s, has said...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Met Police boss to Donald Trump: We're safer in London than in all major US cities Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick today hit back at Donald Trump's claims about violent crime in London, saying the capital is safer than all major American cities....
09:00, 06/25/2019

Florida woman stabs self, tells police she was ‘tired of living in Trump’s country’ A Florida woman reportedly stabbed herself three times in the stomach with a kitchen knife told responding officers it was all because of President Donald Trump....
09:32, 06/06/2019

As Trump Meeting Looms, Pakistan Anti-Terrorist Police Arrest Hafiz Saeed Mr. Saeed, founder of the group behind the deadly attacks in India in 2008, was placed in custody days before Prime Minister Imran Khan is due in Washington....
07:48, 07/17/2019

New Jersey man accused of breaking into Taylor Swift’s home did ‘doughnuts’ on Trump golf course, police say A New Jersey man who police say broke into Taylor Swift’s beachfront mansion in Rhode Island last month is accused of driving his car onto President Trump’s Bedminster golf course and doing “donuts,” causing at least $20,000 in damage.  ...
19:32, 09/10/2019

New Jersey man breaks into Taylor Swift's home, vandalizes Trump golf course, police say The same man who allegedly broke into Taylor Swift's home has also been charged with vandalizing Trump National Golf Course.        ...
11:48, 09/11/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at the U.S. Consulate calling for help in bringing democracy to the Chinese-ruled city....
10:00, 09/08/2019

Trump slams London mayor after city’s police department has Twitter account hacked The Don vs. Khan battle entered another round on Saturday. President Trump mocked London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan after a Twitter account for the city’s police department was hacked. “With the incompetent Mayor of London, you will never have safe streets!”...
00:48, 07/21/2019

Media analysis: Trump rally chants drown out police cases in week of racial tension Hundreds protested the Eric Garner decision this week. Just hours later, came the "send her back" chants at President Trump's rally, overtaking media.        ...
15:48, 07/19/2019

Ohio State campus police officer honored by President Trump for response to knife attack Ohio State police officer Alan Horujko, who fatally shot a knife-wielding attacker on campus, received the Medal of Valor at the White House.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Alec Baldwin joins America in being "so done with" Alec Baldwin's Trump impression on SNL It’s rare for someone who’s been famous for multiple decades to still be truly in touch with the thoughts and feelings of the common folk. But we can’t deny that Alec Baldwin really does understand our pain: He is also, apparently, completely over hi...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Barr Brawl Now that Attorney General William Barr has both testified and not testified to the Senate and House, respectively, the time for political spin is upon us....
19:16, 05/02/2019

Here’s how AG Barr is going to get encryption 'backdoors' If you heard the reverberation of a few thousand heads exploding last week, it was the sound of information security professionals reacting to US Attorney General Barr saying that Big Tech "can and must" put backdoors into encryption. In his speech....
13:48, 07/31/2019

Bill Barr Has Always Been Terrible Attorney General William Barr gave a speech to the Fraternal Order of Police conference in New Orleans today, during which he lambasted criminal justice reform efforts as “dangerous to public safety.” It’s worth a reminder that these reforms aren’t ...
01:32, 08/13/2019

‘Nobody Is Above the Law’: House Democrats Are Furious With Barr Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he did not appear at a hearing. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that he lied to Congress. “That’...
10:32, 05/02/2019

On Politics: Who’s the Real William Barr? Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
23:00, 06/09/2019

Democrats already fundraising off Barr hearing before it’s over The Democratic fundraising machine found another target on Wednesday, soliciting donations from supporters angered by Attorney General William Barr’s handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on 2016 collusion between Russians and the Trump...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Georgia rep.: Dems trying to make AG Barr the 'bad guy' Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., accused Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., Thursday of running a "circus" and unfairly maligning Attorney General William Barr over their dissatisfaction with the Mueller report....
02:16, 05/03/2019

Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asserting that Attorney General Robert Barr has committed a crime by lying to Congress in his testimony Wednesday to lawmakers about special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 2)       ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

William Barr is in deep trouble Attorney General William Barr did two strange things between the time he received special counsel Robert Muelller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and when he released it to Congress and the public....
21:32, 04/30/2019

Graham: Pelosi should apologize to AG Barr Sen. Lindsey Graham says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should apologize to Attorney General Bill Barr. While Pelosi did not specify which comments she was referring to, she asserted Thursday that Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress. (May 2) ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Ted Lieu: Barr is now 'one of the most dangerous men' in Washington House Judiciary Democrats held a press conference after Attorney General William Barr did not show up to the scheduled hearing on the report from Robert Mueller's special counsel....
13:32, 05/02/2019

William Barr and Nancy Pelosi Are Having Fun Here’s a nice little anecdote about two of the most powerful people in Washington D.C. having a laugh about President Donald Trump’s efforts to deliberately create a constitutional crisis....
15:00, 05/15/2019

AG William Barr wants to hack your iPhone Right now, Apple takes painstaking care to ensure that your Snapchats, iMessages, photos, and everything else on your iPhone stays secure. But if Attorney General William Barr gets his way, all your private data could soon be at risk....
14:00, 07/24/2019

Rep. Steve Scalise: AG Barr is serious about getting 'bad apples' out of the FBI Rep. Steve Scalise, R, L.A., believes that William Barr's appointment of a U.S. attorney to investigate the origins of the Russia probe proves that the attorney general is getting ready to hit the FBI hard....
10:00, 05/14/2019

On Politics: Pelosi Accuses Barr of Breaking the Law After the attorney general failed to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report, the Judiciary Committee threatened to hold him in contempt....
23:32, 05/02/2019

House committee votes AG Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia rep...
02:00, 05/09/2019

AG Barr talks about the census, Mueller testifying Attorney General William Barr was in South Carolina where he visited a prison and spoke about the census and a citizenship question, Bob Mueller testifying before Congress. (July 8)        ...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, AG Barr says Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage | Getty Images) US Attorney General William Barr to...
12:32, 07/23/2019

The Latest: GOP lawmaker says Barr proxy for Dem anger WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is calling a Democratic effort to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt o...
09:48, 05/06/2019

William Barr just said some remarkable things on Fox News The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."...
12:32, 05/17/2019

Barr says the US needs encryption backdoors to prevent “going dark.” Um, what? Enlarge / US Attorney General William Barr speaks at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University School of Law on July 23, 2019 in New York City. In his remarks, Barr stated that increased encryption of data on phones and enc...
08:16, 08/04/2019

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fox News that aired Friday, Barr said he wasn’t worried about the near certainty that the House will v...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Democrats Who Voted to Confirm Barr: Whoops!!! The Democratic senators who voted to confirm William Barr as attorney general are having some regrets, according to Politico. These new doubts were spurred by the news yesterday that special counsel Robert Mueller wrote a letter to Barr expressing co...
04:32, 05/02/2019

William Barr Puts on a Masterclass in Bullshitting Attorney General William Barr kicked off his first of two days of congressional testimony on Wednesday, appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Here’s how the House’s standoff with William Barr could escalate Attorney General William Barr has until Monday morning to follow House Democrats’ orders to reveal the redacted parts of the Mueller Report — or else. But what “or else” entails remains an open question. As Barr continues to balk at the subpoena issu...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Barr busts out the bagpipes for surprise performance Looks like he blew them all away. Attorney General William Barr surprised attendees at the US Attorneys’ National Conference on Wednesday morning by performing “Scotland the Brave” on the bagpipes. Barr was joined onstage by the NYP...
12:48, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia report (all times local): 11:20 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asserting that Attorney General R...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Rep. Nadler moves to hold Barr in contempt Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, scheduled a vote for Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for missing a deadline to hand over an unredacted version of the special counsel’s r...
07:48, 05/06/2019

Epstein co-conspirators 'should not rest easy,' says U.S. AG Barr U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday criticized "serious irregularities" at the federal prison where Jeffrey Epstein died in an apparent suicide, adding that the sex-trafficking investigation involving the disgraced financier would continue....
03:00, 08/13/2019

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Swalwell: If Barr had 'nothing to hide,' he'd testify before House Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., blasted Attorney General William Barr Wednesday for declining to testify before a planned House Judiciary Committee meeting Thursday saying Barr 'had something to hide.'...
20:48, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Coats says spy agencies to cooperate with Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation’s spy agencies will provide the Justice Department all appropriate information...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Democrats view Barr testimony with eye to 2020 There's debate as to what Democrats should do next after Attorney General William Barr's contentious Mueller Report testimony before the Senate followed by his failure to show up at a House hearing. (April 2)      ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Democrats could hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats are set to vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Democrats may hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats have signalled they may hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Hirono calls Barr a liar and says he should resign Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono told Attorney General William Barr to his face Wednesday that he should resign and accused the nation's top law enforcement official of lying to Congress....
23:16, 05/01/2019

Barr won't testify before House panel Thursday The Justice Department issued a double-barreled rebuff to Democrats on Wednesday, informing the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr would not show up for his scheduled testimony before the panel and that the department would ...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Did Attorney General Barr mislead Congress? Barr knew that special counsel Robert Mueller had voiced concerns about his March 24 letter, but did not mention them while testifying under oath in April....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Barr says DOJ would back Mueller if he decides not to testify Attorney General William Barr said in an interview Monday that the Justice Department would support Robert Mueller if he decides he "doesn't want to subject himself" to questioning from congressional Democrats at a planned July 17 hearing....
01:00, 07/09/2019

New Mexico police find dead newborn in trash bag, may have been injected with heroin, police say New Mexico police last Friday evening found a dead newborn baby in a trash bag who may have been injected with heroin by its mother, according to a report....
05:00, 08/23/2019

Chicago Police Have Been Compiling Dossiers on People Who Speak at Police Board Meetings Why would the Chicago Police Department be running background checks on people who sign up to speak at public meetings of the city’s police disciplinary panel?...
07:16, 07/24/2019

Police say man wanted for shooting a Mississippi officer in police station parking lot has been captured WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) — Police say man wanted for shooting a Mississippi officer in police station parking lot has been captured....
21:16, 05/06/2019

NYC police officer who killed Eric Garner should be fired, police judge rules A white New York City police officer who killed an unarmed black man with a banned chokehold in 2014 should be fired, a police judge recommended on Friday in a case that stoked the Black Lives Matter movement and reverberated in the U.S. presidential...
15:48, 08/02/2019

Use of Force Investigation Underway After Black Man Tased, Choked by Police: ‘It Was Police Brutality’ In 2014, the world watched in horror as 43-year-old Eric Garner lost his life to an illegal chokehold used by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, and five years later, 25-year-old Elonte McDowell came dangerously close to experiencing a similar fate....
08:00, 09/01/2019

Missouri police officer fatally shot by person trying to cash bad check, police say Officer Michael Langsdorf of the North County Police Cooperative, had been with the department for three months. Police say the suspect is in custody.        ...
07:00, 06/24/2019

US teen suspected in killing of police officer blindfolded by police in Rome Italian police have launched an investigation into a shocking image that shows one of the two young Americans arrested over the killing of an Italian police officer, blindfolded at a police station in Rome....
09:16, 07/28/2019

A Police Chief Was ‘Concerned’ About How His Department Handled Police Shootings, So He Kept It a Secret A Kansas police chief said that he was so concerned that his department was “contaminating” police shooting probes that he took several steps to address the issue, including continuing to employ allegedly corrupt officers, keeping broken policies in ...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Sierra Vista Police seeks applicants for Citizen Police Academy SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –Sierra Vista Police Department is seeking interested individuals in its Citizen Police Academy program. These classes give people a glimpse of behind-the-scenes police work. Free classes will be will held for 12 consecutive weeks...
10:00, 06/04/2019

Chicago Police Release Video of Jussie Smollett Meeting Police With Noose Around His Neck New video released by the Chicago police late Monday night shows that when officers went to investigate a possible hate crime against actor Jussie Smollett in January, the former Empire star greeted them still wearing a long piece of tangled rope aro...
02:00, 06/26/2019

South Bend police union slams Buttigieg over response to police shooting of black man The South Bend, Indiana police union is accusing the city’s mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg of making decisions on an officer-involved fatal shooting “solely for his political gain.”...
09:48, 06/25/2019

San Francisco police to return property seized from journalist in raids over leaked police report A San Francisco-based freelance journalist will get back property seized by police during a raid on his home and office earlier this month in relation to his coverage on the unexpected death of Public Defender Jeff Adachi....
15:32, 05/21/2019

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website publ...
15:32, 06/24/2019

Nashville officer killed after 17-year-old driving without a license slammed into his police vehicle while on duty, police say A Tennessee police officer was killed while on duty Thursday when his marked police car was struck by a 17-year-old driver who was driving without a license, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department....
19:16, 07/04/2019

Yes, the Image of a Handcuffed Black Man Being Led Down the Street by Mounted Police Is Real—and a Texas Police Chief Is Sorry It Happened Many didn’t believe that the photos of two police officers on horseback walking a handcuffed black man down the street on a leash was real. It looked like an image from the 1960s Jim Crow South. It looked an image ripped from a book about racism....
14:16, 08/06/2019

New York Police Officer Kills Himself, Third Police Suicide in 10 Days The police commissioner urged officers to seek mental health care, reiterating what he said after a deputy chief and detective took their own lives this month....
21:32, 06/14/2019

California police officer, veteran died in his sleep at 36: police A 36-year-old California police officer and veteran was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after passing away in his sleep at his home, the Roseville Police Department said....
03:00, 07/17/2019

Donald Trump 'blames Sadiq Khan' for Metropolitan Police Twitter hack US President Donald Trump has escalated his feud with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan by appearing to suggest he is to blame for a hack on the Metropolitan Police's Twitter account....
08:16, 07/20/2019

VIDEO: Police release footage of elderly man being shoved off city bus; passenger now facing murder charge, police say Video showing a woman violently pushing a 74-year-old man out the door of a stopped bus in downtown Las Vegas on March 21 was released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Tuesday. ...
01:00, 05/15/2019

AG Barr meets with senators to discuss potential gun legislation Attorney General William Barr met with senators on Capitol Hill Tuesday to discuss a package of gun legislation proposals the Department of Justice sent to the White House weeks ago....
21:32, 09/17/2019

What to Watch at William Barr’s Hearing on the Mueller Report The attorney general is expected to answer questions on Capitol Hill about the special counsel’s findings for the first time since he made a partly redacted version of the report public....
06:00, 05/01/2019

House Dems threaten to hold Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday inched closer to holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted report. “Yes, we will continue to negotiat...
07:32, 05/02/2019

Analyst: Barr sounds like the president's lawyer University of Chicago professor William Howell says Attorney General William Barr's performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee was impressive for its calm, but corroded public perceptions of independence. (May 2)     ...
01:48, 05/02/2019

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with U.S. Congress Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, further inflaming tensions between U.S. President Donald Trump and D...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Attorney General Barr to be questioned on Mueller report Attorney General William Barr will face pointed questions on Wednesday about his handling of the special counsel's report on Russia's role in the 2016 election when he testifies before Congress amid accusations he misrepresented the document's findin...
04:48, 05/01/2019

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
16:16, 05/24/2019

Barr: Law enforcement should be allowed to read encrypted messages Encrypted messaging apps such as WhatsApp “jeopardize public safety” and must be opened up to scrutiny by law enforcement agencies, Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday during a cyber-security conference at Fordham Law School. “Converting...
12:00, 07/23/2019

William Barr Isn't Jazzed About Robert Mueller's Big Day in Congress As we near Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated appearance before a joint House Intelligence and Judiciary committee hearing later this month, Attorney General William Barr is making his displeasure over his longtime frenemy testifying known....
13:48, 07/08/2019

U.S. House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, House Majority...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Harris on Barr hearing: There's 'concern about whether or not our democracy is intact' Democratic senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris said she has concerns about the integrity of the US government following her questioning of Attorney General Bill Barr at a hearing on Wednesday....
23:16, 05/01/2019

FBI chief Wray breaks with Barr on use of term ‘spying’ WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray says “spying” is not the term he would use for court-authorized surveillance conducted by the bureau. Wray was asked at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing Tuesday about Attorney General ...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Barr Revives Debate Over 'Warrant-Proof' Encryption Attorney General William Barr sought to reopen a debate over whether tech companies such as Apple and Facebook should be required to provide law enforcement with a way to break the encryption on devices and apps....
12:16, 07/23/2019

Barr will be subpoenaed if he fails to appear at House hearing: Democrat U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be subpoenaed if does not appear for a hearing of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Democratic Representative Hakeem Jeffries said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Barr recuses himself from T-Mobile-Sprint merger decision US Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from weighing in on a planned $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint due to potential conflicts of interest, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said. That gives Assistant Attorney G...
04:00, 05/02/2019

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ros...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Barr says DOJ has ‘multiple criminal leak’ probes underway Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday told lawmakers that the Department of Justice has “multiple criminal leak investigations” underway in response to unauthorized media contact by department officials during the Special Counsel’s Russia invest...
12:00, 05/01/2019

House Democrats consider holding Barr in contempt of Congress During closed-door meetings, Judiciary Committee Democrats discussed how to respond if Barr refuses to show for a hearing or ignores a subpoena for the full Mueller report....
10:16, 05/01/2019

Just Asking: Can We Hold William Barr in Contempt For Playing the Bagpipes? Want to see William Barr play the bagpipes? Well then you clicked on the right link buddy. We got all the sitting attorney general playing the bagpipes content you desire. Here he is:...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
05:48, 05/02/2019

AG Barr says there were 'serious irregularities' at jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself "We will get to the bottom of what happened," Attorney General William Barr vowed in blistering remarks at a police event in New Orleans, where he addressed the death of Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
21:00, 08/12/2019

Barr offers yet another slanted quote about the Russia investigation “What we’re looking at is: What was the predicate for conducting a counterintelligence investigation on the Trump campaign?” Barr said. “How did the bogus narrative begin that Trump was essentially in cahoots with Russia to interfere with the U.S. el...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Joe Biden says Attorney General William Barr should resign Joe Biden on Wednesday joined the chorus of Democrats calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign. The former vice president and 2020 presidential contender told reporters Barr had lost the confidence of the nation. “I think he’s lost th...
06:00, 05/02/2019

The Latest: House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller’s report (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy...
14:16, 06/11/2019

AG Barr will not recuse himself from Epstein case, despite initial statement Attorney General Bill Barr said Monday he has recused himself from the high-profile case against financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, citing his past legal work. ...
08:48, 07/09/2019

House committee readies contempt vote against Barr The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Barr recuses himself from Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex trafficking case because his former law firm once represented the convicted pedophile. “I am recused from that matter because one of the law firms that represent...
05:48, 07/09/2019

Barr Threatens to Refuse to Testify Before Congress This Week The House Judiciary Committee was planning to question Attorney General William P. Barr on Thursday. But he objects to the panel’s proposed format for questioning....
09:32, 04/28/2019

House Dems set contempt vote against Barr and McGahn The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas, according to multiple Democratic sources.The resolution would clear the way for...
16:32, 06/03/2019

Mike Huckabee says Dems have 'got nothing' on Barr, were 'rude and disrespectful' Democrats have "got nothing” in trying to discredit Attorney General William Barr on the Mueller report, former Republican presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Wednesday....
02:48, 05/02/2019

Barr arrives on Capitol Hill for Senate testimony Attorney General William Barr arrives on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning ahead of his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee defending his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. (May 1)      ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of...
12:48, 06/04/2019

‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation In a CBS interview, the attorney general also defended Trump against accusations that he is “shredding institutions,” saying he’s seen no evidence of that....
10:48, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is declining to agree with President Donald Trump’s assertion that senior FBI officials were en...
07:16, 05/31/2019

McCarthy doesn't believe Barr lied to Congress On Capitol Hill, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tells reporters he does not believe Attorney General Barr lied to Congress his testimony. (May 2)        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Barr seeks answers in origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr told a network television interviewer that he wants answers on how the probe began into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. (May 17)        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Pressure grows on Attorney General Barr over Mueller President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. House Democrat tightened the screws on U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday over the Mueller report, making new demands on him after an already tough week for the Justice Department chief....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Rep. Steube: AG Barr 'certainly not fearful' to testify on Capitol Hill House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Greg Steube said Attorney General William Barr is “certainly not fearful” about testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. However, he did not mention speculation that Barr may not testify bef...
16:16, 04/30/2019

Graham to Mueller: Give testimony if you dispute Barr Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham on Friday asked Robert Mueller if he’d like to testify about any “misrepresentation” by Attorney General William Barr concerning a phone call they had about the special counsel’s report. “Please inform the Com...
22:16, 05/03/2019

With Mueller on Justice staff, Barr has sway over testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller was expected to step down days after concluding his investigation in March, but he remains a Justice Department employee and the department won’t say why. Whatever role Mueller now has, keeping h...
12:48, 05/06/2019

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
16:48, 06/06/2019

Barr asks Pelosi at event: ‘Did you bring your handcuffs?’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr tried out a little contempt humor on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, with interesting results. The setting was the National Peace Officers Memorial Day service Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol. Barr and Pelosi...
12:48, 05/15/2019

House Judiciary threatens to hold Barr in contempt WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not comply with a new Monday deadline for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report and some ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

House panel chairman says Barr must testify Thursday U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr must testify before his panel on Thursday, despite Barr's reported objections to a more aggressive format for questions planned by Democrats....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Imprisoning Bill Barr is left’s new rallying cry: ‘Have him locked up’ The battle between congressional Democrats and the Justice Department over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report has reached new levels of vitriol, as some on the left call for Attorney General Bill Barr to be physically dragged in to testif...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Democrats blast Barr after he skips House hearing Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Barr says ‘irregularities’ found at Epstein jail FILE – This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry shows Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges, says person briefed on the matter, Saturday, Aug. 1...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Skirling U.S. Attorney General Barr cameos on bagpipes U.S. Attorney General William Barr, displaying a little-known talent, played "Scotland the Brave" on his bagpipes on Wednesday, joining in with the New York City Police Department's famed Pipes and Drums of the Emerald Society....
16:48, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety...
17:48, 05/29/2019

On Politics: Mueller Objected to Barr’s Description of His Findings Mr. Mueller’s letter in March is another sign of his team’s anger toward Mr. Barr, whose initial statement let President Trump claim to have been vindicated....
00:16, 05/01/2019

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administration’s promise to cut off those countries no...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Rep. Jarrold Nadler threatens to hold Barr in contempt Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. ...
06:16, 05/22/2019

Dutch police officer kills children, self: police A Dutch police officer shot and killed his two young children and himself at a home in the city of Dordrecht on Monday evening, a police official said....
14:49, 09/09/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, teammates visit police academy as part of National Police Week Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, and two other quarterbacks, spent time at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy as part of National Police Week on Tuesday....
11:48, 05/15/2019

House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has no choice but to begin proceedings to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. New York Democrat Jerrold Nadler cites Barr’s failure to comply with a...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Barr Says House Subpoenaed Mueller to Create ‘Public Spectacle’ The attorney general also said his review of the Russia investigation indicated so far that he needed to tighten Justice Department rules on investigating candidates for office....
18:48, 07/08/2019

Barr, Mueller's traded barbs over probe go public Tensions between DOJ leaders and special counsel Robert Mueller's team broke into public view in extraordinary fashion as Attorney General William Barr pushed back at complaints over his handling of the Trump-Russia investigation report. (May 1)...
12:48, 05/01/2019

William Barr grilled by Congress after release of Mueller Report Attorney General William Barr testifies before Congress for the first time since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Trump's campaign and Russian interference in the election.    ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. Democrats head toward contempt citation for Barr over Russia report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a showdown with the White House....
11:16, 05/06/2019

Moderate Democrats fret they made a ‘big mistake’ backing Barr Three Senate Democrats voted for William Barr to be attorney general. Now at least two of them say they might have made a mistake.After revelations that special counsel Robert Mueller took issue with Barr’s presentation of the Russia investigation fi...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Pelosi says Barr committed a crime by lying about Mueller report ‘The attorney general was not telling the truth to Congress’ with his summary of the Trump-Russia report, the House speaker said The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, said on Thursday that the US attorney general, William Barr, committed a “crime” when he...
16:00, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Pelosi signals methodical approach on Barr vote WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller’s report (all times local): 10:50 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House isn’t rushing into a vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Barr rips ‘prancing punks’ who doused cops with water During a speech in which he condemned those who disrespect cops, Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday denounced the “prancing punks” who doused NYPD cops with water. “We were all nauseated by the spectacle of prancing punks pelting New York police of...
21:32, 08/12/2019

House panel adopts aggressive format for Barr hearing The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to adopt a more aggressive questioning format for a hearing set for this week with Attorney General William Barr....
12:00, 05/01/2019

Pelosi accuses Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress, blasting him in a closed-door meeting and later at a news conference.“We saw [Barr] commit a crime when he answered your question,” Pel...
15:32, 05/02/2019

House panel issues report citing Barr for contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a report citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt over a panel subpoena seeking Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full unredacted report on his Russia investigation....
11:16, 05/06/2019

Kamala Harris Makes William Barr Look Like a Bumbling Idiot William Barr was working to avoid directly answering a single question during his Senate testimony on Wednesday until it was Kamala Harris’ turn, when she managed to land body blow after body blow on Trump’s attorney general—which eventually culminat...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Nadler says Barr contempt citation will go to House floor 'rapidly' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, after his panel voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to release an unredacted copy of the Mueller report, said the measure would go to th...
15:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. House committee to vote on holding AG William Barr in contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report....
04:48, 05/08/2019

Attorney General Barr says Mueller 'could've reached a decision' on obstruction U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but chose not to....
15:48, 05/30/2019

House Democrats vote to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn Resolution authorizes court action against the US attorney general and former White House counsel in the aftermath of the Mueller reportThe House of Representatives has passed a resolution enabling lawmakers to go to court to enforce their subpoenas ...
18:16, 06/11/2019

William Barr tries to tamp down Epstein suicide conspiracy theories Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that he has seen no evidence to contradict the determination that Jeffrey Epstein died of suicide by hanging – despite “irregularities” at the jail where the pedophile died. “We have found serious irregula...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
17:48, 05/02/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
16:32, 05/01/2019

House panel votes to hold William Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to abide by a subpoena to turn over an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to Congress. Members of the panel approve...
18:32, 05/08/2019

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Con...
08:00, 07/18/2019

House panel votes to hold Barr, Ross in contempt UPDATE 4:42 p.m.: The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying the panel’s subpoenas for information about the decision to add a citizenshi...
14:32, 06/12/2019

William Barr leans in on his deep-state conspiracy theory The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report Against Withering Rebukes Attorney General William P. Barr faced blistering criticism from Democrats about his characterizations of the Mueller report, but told the Senate Judiciary Committee he had been truthful....
20:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. AG William Barr says he sees a way for 2020 census to legally ask about citizenship In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administration will take action in the coming days that he believes will allow the government to add the controversial census query....
22:16, 07/08/2019

House Democrats Are Really Serious About Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt This Time House Democratic leaders are moving forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to provide subpoenaed documents relating to the 2020 Census, according to Politico....
20:48, 07/08/2019

Watch live: Barr will testify that the DOJ is finished with the Mueller probe Senate Democrats salivating at the chance to question Attorney General William Barr Wednesday could be disappointed as he's expected to say the DOJ's work on the matter is finished....
05:00, 05/01/2019

| US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer The Democratic chairperson of the US House Intelligence Committee says he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian e...
09:32, 05/23/2019

Schiff on Barr: He's Rudy Giuliani without 'all the good looks and general likability' Attorney General Bill Barr should resign over his conduct before Congress, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday, calling the attorney general a "personal attorney" for President Donald Trump.The California Democrat said he...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Graham isn’t worried about letting Barr declassify intelligence information Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday he doesn’t see any threat to national security in President Donald Trump’s decision to allow Attorney General William Barr to declassify information from the Russia investigation.“We’re not comprom...
13:16, 05/26/2019

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr, McGahn in contempt The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to the probe into Russian meddling i...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Democrats set contempt vote for William Barr over Mueller report  House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler scheduled a Wednesday vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress, citing the Justice Department's failure to provide the full text of Mueller's report by the Monday morning deadline....
04:48, 05/07/2019

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census....
21:00, 06/12/2019

AP source: Barr working with intel chiefs on Russia review WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is working with CIA Director Gina Haspel and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to examine intelligence methods used during the Russia investigation. That’s according to a person familiar...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Barr removes US prisons chief following Epstein’s death in jail Attorney General William Barr announced Monday afternoon the appointment of a new director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons following the shocking suicide of accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein inside a federal lockup earlier this month....
12:16, 08/19/2019

People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Wielding Power. Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
14:32, 06/09/2019

House Democrats Doing Their Best to Let William Barr Turn In His Homework Late House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler warned Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he has just one more chance to comply with a congressional subpoena before he’s in very big trouble, according to a letter sent to the Department of J...
14:48, 05/03/2019

‘SOTC’: U.S. Rep. Barr Sees Urgency In Addressing Opioid Crisis (LEX 18) — U.S. Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky tells LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” that lawmakers in Washington are working to address the opioid crisis. The Republican congressman points to the comprehensive addiction reco...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Watch live: Barr testifies that the DOJ is finished with the Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr testified before a Senate committee Wednesday to answer more questions about the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller....
08:00, 05/01/2019

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
00:48, 07/18/2019

Barr testimony: attorney general refuses to appear for questioning – live Attorney general declined to show over questioning formatNo-show may prompt vote on holding Barr in contemptSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.41pm BST Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee says after the hearing: We may have “no other option o...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Barr calls Mueller's letter expressing concerns 'a bit snitty' Attorney General William Barr said special counsel Robert Mueller was "a bit snitty" in his letter expressing misgivings about the attorney general's letter to Congress summarizing Mueller's findings....
06:48, 05/02/2019

Ken Starr: Leak of Mueller's 'whiny' letter to Barr was an 'unforgivable sin' Former independent counsel Ken Starr on Monday sharply criticized the leak of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's letter to Attorney General William Barr following Barr's summary of the Russia report, calling the release of the letter an "unforgivable s...
20:00, 05/06/2019

William Barr: US Attorney General held in contempt of Congress The US House of Representatives have voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress as a showdown over the Mueller probe continued....
16:48, 05/08/2019

Barr won’t recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein case, despite earlier comments After consulting Justice Department ethics officials, Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing the sex-trafficking case of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in New York, according to reports. A Justice official told The Associa...
10:16, 07/09/2019

CNN, MSNBC in meltdown over Mueller letter; Joe Scarborough wants Barr impeached The media collectively erupted over the letter Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly sent to Attorney General William Barr criticizing the characterization of Barr's "principal conclusions" of the Mueller Report he had sent to Congress in March....
07:32, 05/01/2019

James Comey blasts AG Barr, accuses him of ‘sliming his own department’ Former FBI Director James Comey ripped into Attorney General William Barr on Friday, accusing him of “sliming his own department” after Barr said that government power was used “to spy on American citizens.”...
12:00, 05/18/2019

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
20:16, 05/21/2019

On Politics: House Panel Recommends Holding Barr in Contempt The Judiciary Committee voted to recommend that the attorney general be held in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over the full Mueller report....
21:48, 05/08/2019