• William Barr, Trump's Leading Choice for Attorney General, Thinks Firing Comey Was Right

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump's leading candidate for attorney general, William Barr , supported his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey on May 9, 2017-but only if the firing were done because of Comey's behavior, not him opening a probe into Russia meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Barr expressed his opinion in an op-ed column in The Washington Post on May 12, 2017.
    Barr, who served from 1991 to 1993 as attorney general under George H.W. Bush, said Comey failed in his duties as FBI head in presenting his results in mid-2016 publicly without consulting then-Attorney General...
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  • Meet William Barr: What you need to know about the possible once and future attorney general

    Meet William Barr: What you need to know about the possible once and future attorney general

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump is reportedly considering tapping William Barr to head up the Justice Department.
    His nomination could have major implications for special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference.
    Here's what you need to know about the man who could potentially be the next attorney general.
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  • Former Bush Sr. Attorney General William Barr Is Trump's AG Pick: Report

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    A month after Jeff Session's resignation , Donald Trump may have a top choice for his next attorney general.
    According to the Washington Post , former attorney general William P. Barr is the leading candidate to head the Justice Department. Two sources told
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  • Trump is reportedly looking to nominate George H.W. Bush's former attorney general to head up the Justice Department

    Trump is reportedly looking to nominate George H.W. Bush's former attorney general to head up the Justice Department

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump is reportedly considering nominating William Barr to be attorney general following Jeff Sessions' controversial ousting.
    Barr served as attorney general under former President George H.W. Bush.
    This comes as the White House is under increasing pressure from special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian election interference.
    President Donald Trump is reportedly considering nominating William Barr to be attorney general following Jeff Sessions' controversial ousting.
    Barr, 68, is the president's top choice to lead the Justice Department, The Washington Post...
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