Mueller vs Barr: Much ado about nothing or legitimate?

Headline Roundup May 2nd, 2019

Since the full Mueller report has since been released, is the disagreement between Barr and Mueller about the initial letter of top findings worthy of major news coverage?

Mueller vs Barr: Much ado about nothing or legitimate?

From the Right
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OPINION

Is it already August? That’s usually the Beltway silly season appropriate for such a ridiculous non-scandal as the Great Bill Barr Summary of Findings Outrage of 2019.

As everyone knows, Bill Barr released a brief letter summarizing the top-line conclusions of the Mueller report shortly after he received it. Justice Department lawyers then worked with Mueller staff to make the appropriate redactions, after which the entire 400-page report was publicly released. Strangely enough, this process has become an obsession for Democrats and the press and the focus of endless conspiracy...

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From the Left
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With the Russia investigation over, there's a new conflict consuming Washington: Attorney General William Barr versus special counsel Robert Mueller.

The tension between the two men -- Barr, the public face of the Justice Department, and Mueller, an outwardly silent figure who's spoken publicly only through written documents -- has been building for weeks and was on full display Wednesday as the attorney general testified in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Barr's final two minutes of testimony before the Judiciary Committee prompted him to call Mueller's March 27 letter criticizing Barr's...

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From the Center
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It was a leak clearly designed to make William Barr's day on Capitol Hill far more unpleasant.

The source or sources who showed The Washington Post a letter of complaint that Bob Mueller had written Barr created a media explosion that reverberated all day yesterday, when the attorney general had been slated to testify before a Senate committee. Even before he took the hot seat, some Democrats were calling on Barr to resign — which has virtually no chance of happening.

Once the Judiciary Committee hearing got underway, it was...

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