close Video Attorney General Barr to testify on leadership of the DOJ Reaction from former Justice Department prosecutor James Trusty. Barely a week after President Trump was acquitted in his Senate impeachment trial, a new administration controversy has Democrats demanding investigations and even the resignation of his top law enforcement official. Lawmakers, including Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Richard Blumenthal, called on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign, while the House Judiciary Committee announced Wednesday it’ll grill Barr during a March 31 hearing over his handling of the sentencing of former Trump confidant Roger Stone, among other issues. “Congress must act immediately to rein in our lawless Attorney General,” tweeted Warren, D-Mass. “Barr should resign or face impeachment.” “Attorney General William Barr ought to be ashamed and embarrassed and resign as a result of this action directly interfering in the independent prosecution of Roger Stone,” added Blumenthal, D-Conn., who said the controversy is another example of “political interference by the president to alter the independent decisions of the Department of Justice.” TRUMP DENIES INTERFERING IN ROGER STONE CASE, STAYS MUM ON POSSIBLE PARDON House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., didn’t answer a question on whether Barr should resign but said: “I think the… Read full this story
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