AG Barr Authorizes DOJ Probe Into Election Irregularities
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From the RightAG Barr authorizes DOJ probe of allegations of ‘voting irregularities’ in 2020 election
Attorney General Bill Barr has authorized a Justice Department probe of allegations of “voting irregularities” — despite little evidence of voting fraud in the 2020 presidential election, a report said Monday.
The Associated Press reported the move by Barr Monday evening, but did not provide specifics on what the probe would focus on or what allegations they would investigate.
President Trump and his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani have repeatedly made broad allegations of voter fraud in a number of states, but have not provided evidence for their claims.
From the CenterAG Barr authorizes DOJ to probe allegations of voting irregularities, despite little evidence of fraud
Attorney General William Barr has authorized federal prosecutors across the U.S. to pursue “substantial allegations” of voting irregularities, if they exist, before the 2020 presidential election is certified, despite little evidence of fraud.
Barr’s action comes days after Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump and raises the prospect that Trump will use the Justice Department to try to challenge the outcome. It gives prosecutors the ability to go around longstanding Justice Department policy that normally would prohibit such overt actions before the election is certified.
From the CenterBarr Tells Federal Prosecutors to Investigate 'Clear' Instances of Voting Irregularities, Sidestepping DOJ Policy
U.S. Attorney General William Barr has authorized the Department of Justice to investigate "substantial allegations" of voting irregularities in this year's presidential election despite little evidence of widespread voter fraud, according to a memo obtained by the Associated Press.
In the memo to U.S. attorneys, Barr said investigations "may be conducted if there are clear and apparently-credible allegations of irregularities that, if true, could potentially impact the outcome of a federal election in an individual State."
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