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AG Barr's special counsel move could tie up his successor

1 month ago   |   By WESH

Outgoing Barr's move could lead to heated confirmation hearings for President-elect Biden's nominee, who hasn't been announced. Senate Republicans will likely try to extract a pledge from the pick to commit to an independent investigation.
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Barr's special counsel move could tie up his successor

Barr's special counsel move could tie up his successor

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Outgoing Attorney General Bill Barr's decision to appoint a special counsel to investigate the handling of the Russia probe ensures his successor won't have an easy transition.
The move, which Barr detailed to The Associated Press on Tuesday, could lead to heated confirmation hearings for President-elect Joe Biden's nominee, who hasn't been announced. Senate Republicans will likely use that forum to extract a pledge from the pick to commit to an independent investigation.
The pressure on the new attorney general is unlikely to ease once they take office. With the special...
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