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Former DOJ officials call on U.S. Attorney General Barr to resign

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

More than 1,000 former U.S. Justice Department officials on Sunday called for Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling of the trial of a longtime adviser of President Donald Trump.
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Former Justice employees urge Barr to resign

Former Justice employees urge Barr to resign

1 month ago   |   By Politico

More than 1,100 former Justice Department employees have signed an online petition pressing Attorney General Bill Barr to resign and commending the four prosecutors who withdrew from the Roger Stone case.
Last week, all four prosecutors quit the Stone case after what they perceived as interference from the White House. The prosecutors had recommended a seven- to nine-year prison sentence after Stone - President Donald Trump's longtime friend - was convicted of lying to Congress and of obstruction.
Trump attacked that recommendation in a tweet: “This is a horrible and very unfair situation...
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More Than 1,100 Former DOJ Officials Press For Attorney General Barr To Step Down

More Than 1,100 Former DOJ Officials Press For Attorney General Barr To Step Down

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The officials warned William Barr's interference in criminal cases for Trump's personal benefit is behavior one would expect to see in an autocracy.
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Over 1,100 Former Justice Department Officials Call for Attorney General Barr's Resignation

1 month ago   |   By Time

More than 1,100 former Justice Department officials have called for the resignation of Attorney General William Barr in an open letter published Sunday.
It comes after Justice Department leadership said it would lower the amount of prison time it would seek for Trump ally Roger Stone, reversing the initial sentencing recommendation brought by DOJ prosecutors. This prompted the four DOJ lawyers who prosecuted Stone to quit the case.
The open letter, signed by former DOJ employees who served under Democratic and Republican presidencies, accuses Barr of “doing the President's personal...
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Over 1,100 former Justice Department officials call for William Barr's resignation after his handling of Roger Stone's sentencing

Over 1,100 former Justice Department officials call for William Barr's resignation after his handling of Roger Stone's sentencing

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

More than 1,100 former Justice Department officials signed on to a letter Sunday that called for the resignation of Attorney General William Barr.
Barr has faced criticism over the handling of sentencing recommendations for Roger Stone, the longtime Republican adviser and Trump ally, who was convicted last year on seven counts related to his involvement in the Mueller investigation.
Prosecutors had initially recommended a seven-to-nine year sentence, though the DOJ would later call the recommendations "excessive" not long after angry tweets from President Trump.
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1,100 Former Prosecutors and DOJ Officials Call On Barr To Resign

1 month ago   |   By Politicus USA

1,100 former federal prosecutors and DOJ officials, both Republicans and Democrats, have come together to call on Attorney General William Barr to resign.
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