Barr battled back over suggestions that he mischaracterized the Mueller report, as Democrats peppered him with questions about his differences with the special counsel.
The announcement came in response to concerns from DOJ Pride, a group that represents thousands of LGBTQ employees at the Justice Department and its component agencies.
The House Judiciary Committee will prepare subpoenas this week seeking special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report.
The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.
As the country’s chief law enforcement officer, Barr will oversee the remaining work in Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign and decide how much Congress and the public know about its conclusion.
With Gov. Ralph Northam’s career already hanging by a thread over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook, the day’s developments threatened to take down all three of Virginia’s top elected officials, all of them Democrats.
Watch a livestream as the Senate confirmation hearing continues for President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William Barr.
Watch a livestream as the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing begins for President Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, William Barr.
The lawsuit brought this week by a trio of U.S. senators challenging President Donald Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general joins a dizzying array of legal actions that surround the Russia probe.
At week’s end, Matthew Whitaker’s future at the helm of the Justice Department appeared uncertain at best as President Donald Trump denied even knowing the man.
The state of Maryland has sought judicial review in the U.S. Court of Appeals regarding the EPA’s decision to deny Maryland’s Clean Air Act relief petition, according to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh.
Archbishop William Lori said in a statement Monday that he has written priests and deacons in the archdiocese advising them he’s been informed by Attorney General Brian Frosh of “an investigation of records related to the sexual abuse of children.”
An online retailer of auto parts has been accused of deceptive business practices in violation of Maryland’s consumer protection act.
Attorney General Mark Herring on Friday filed a motion saying Virginia will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that vacated four life sentences imposed on convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo.
On the personnel front, the Trump administration had an up-and-down week. The departure of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and the withdrawal of Labor Secretary Andrew Puzder set Washington abuzz. But the Senate confirmed Michael Mulvaney as director of the Office of Management and Budget, Steve Mnuchin as Treasury secretary, and Dr. David Shulkin as VA secretary.
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