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William Barr: how the attorney general became Trump's enabler-in-chief

William Barr: how the attorney general became Trump's enabler-in-chief

Lawyers who have filled political positions in the Trump administration have been pursued by doubts about their qualifications or caliber. In 2018, a justice department staffer was made acting attorney general , the department’s top job. Last week, the president installed a young friend of his aide Stephen Miller atop a pyramid of 2,500 lawyers as

Trump claims he has 'legal right' to intervene in criminal cases

Trump claims he has 'legal right' to intervene in criminal cases

Donald Trump has ignored a plea from his attorney general, William Barr , to not tweet about ongoing legal cases, by using his Twitter account to say he has a “legal right” to do so. Barr delivered a remarkable public rebuke of the president just hours earlier, saying that Trump’s tweets “make it impossible for me to do my job” and that he would not

Roger Stone makes second request for new trial amid sentencing controversy

Roger Stone makes second request for new trial amid sentencing controversy

close Video Roger Stone case ignites latest political firestorm Federal prosecutors originally recommended a sentence of up to 9 years in prison for Stone's conviction, but the DOJ had overruled the prosecutors scaling back the proposed term; Fox News contributor and attorney Emily Compagno weighs in. Former Trump adviser Roger Stone made another request

Andrew McCabe Escapes Charges While Barr Tightens Control on Flynn Case

Andrew McCabe Escapes Charges While Barr Tightens Control on Flynn Case

WASHINGTON — While Attorney General William P. Barr asserted his independence from the White House this week, he has also been quietly intervening in a series of politically charged cases, including against Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Mr. Barr installed a phalanx