Attorney General Appears Before House Judiciary Committee

Headline Roundup July 28th, 2020

Attorney General William Barr faces questioning from the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. He is expected to speak about topics ranging from the Russia investigation to recent protests across the country.

Democratic members of the committee believe that Barr has abused his power to bolster President Trump's allies and silence his political enemies.

Attorney General Appears Before House Judiciary Committee

From the Center
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U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces tough questioning on Tuesday by a Democratic-controlled House of Representative committee whose members believe he abused his power to bolster President Donald Trump’s allies and silence his political enemies.

The hearing’s start was delayed after House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler was involved in a car collision, CNN reported, citing sources. CNN said Nadler was not injured and had not been driving.

Reuters could not immediately confirm the collision, but a Justice Department spokeswoman confirmed the hearing’s start would be delayed.

The hearing will...

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From the Left
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As he makes a highly anticipated appearance before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Attorney General William P. Barr is expected to face critical questions from Democrats about the government’s response to anti-police brutality protests across the nation, his controversial interventions in high-profile cases and an array of other matters.

Barr will tell the House Judiciary Committee that President Trump has not inappropriately intervened in Justice Department business — even though Barr has more than once moved in criminal cases to help the president’s allies — and he will defend...

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From the Right
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U.S. Attorney General William Barr is testifying on Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee at a hearing that is being billed as oversight of the Department of Justice.

When U.S. Attorney General William Barr appears before the House Judiciary Committee for the first time Tuesday, he plans to take no prisoners as he will strongly condemn the “grave abuses” in the “bogus Russiagate scandal,” while also highlighting Black-on-Black violence and defend law enforcement officers, a transcript of his prepared remarks obtained by Fox News Monday night said.

The attorney general...

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