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The Mueller Report Is Much Worse For Trump Than Barr Let On

1 month ago   |   By Wired

The Mueller report clearly shows that Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice, regardless of what the attorney general says.
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AP FACT CHECK: Barr's skewed view on airing Mueller report

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Attorney General William Barr is distorting the facts when it comes to releasing special counsel Robert Mueller's report in the Russia investigation.
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Top Democrats say Mueller report undercuts Barr claims on Trump obstruction

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

The two top Democrats in Congress said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report undercuts claims by Attorney General William Barr that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice in the federal Russia probe.
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William Barr Might As Well Have Been Wearing A MAGA Hat At The Mueller Briefing

William Barr Might As Well Have Been Wearing A MAGA Hat At The Mueller Briefing

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The attorney general acted more like Donald Trump's personal lawyer than the head of the Justice Department.
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Highlights: Barr Defends Trump Before Releasing Mueller Report

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Attorney General William P. Barr strongly defended President Trump before releasing a redacted version of the special counsel's report on Russian election interference. Mr. Barr said investigators reviewed 10 episodes in which the president may have obstructed justice.
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Barr hints at potential coordination between Trump campaign and WikiLeaks

Barr hints at potential coordination between Trump campaign and WikiLeaks

1 month ago   |   By Think Progress

Amid White House claims on Thursday that there was no collusion between Russia and those affiliated with Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, Attorney General William Barr apparently left a gaping hole in his description of interactions surrounding the release of stolen Democratic emails.
In a prepared statement , Barr detailed how Russian hackers swiped internal Democratic emails and proceeded to disseminate the stolen communications via a number of outlets, including WikiLeaks. He also noted that there was no evidence showing that “anyone associated with the campaign conspired or coordinated...
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‘He was a shill for the president': Watergate experts pan Barr's political defense of Trump

‘He was a shill for the president': Watergate experts pan Barr's political defense of Trump

1 month ago   |   By Think Progress

Attorney General William Barr launched a strident political defense of the president Thursday shortly before releasing special counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report.
“In assessing the president's actions discussed in the report, it is important to bear in mind the context. President Trump faced an unprecedented situation,” Barr told reporters in a press conference. “As he entered into office, and sought to perform his responsibilities as president, federal agents and prosecutors were scrutinizing his conduct before and after taking office, and the conduct of some of his...
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Mainstream news outlets fall for the White House's spin of the Mueller report. Again

Mainstream news outlets fall for the White House's spin of the Mueller report. Again

1 month ago   |   By Think Progress

On Thursday morning, Attorney General William Barr appeared on national television and told the public that special counsel Robert Mueller's report concluded that as many as ten discrete episodes of obstruction of justice involving the president may have occurred in the course of the special counsel office's independent investigation. He similarly acknowledged that there was a massive, coordinated effort by the Russian government to interfere with the 2016 election in the service of getting President Donald Trump elected.
Barr provided the president, and himself, some wiggle room...
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Attorney General William Barr says Trump fully cooperated with Mueller investigation, but he didn't sit for an interview

Attorney General William Barr says Trump fully cooperated with Mueller investigation, but he didn't sit for an interview

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

During a Thursday morning press conference, Attorney General William Barr asserted that President Donald Trump and his White House "fully cooperated" with special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
"The President took no act that in fact deprived the Special Counsel of the documents and witnesses necessary to complete his investigation," Barr said hours before the release of the partially-redacted report.
But the president never sat for an interview at Mueller's request, and instead had his lawyers provide written answers to the special counsel's questions.
According to Barr...
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