close Video Barr defends stating that Trump faced an 'unprecedented situation' during the Russia probe After delivering a statement to the press ahead of the release of the Mueller report, Attorney General Bill Barr is questioned about his 'generous' remarks on President Trump. Attorney General William Barr sparred with a reporter during a brief press conference Thursday in which he laid out the release of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into the Russia probe. During his prepared statement to the press, Barr explained his and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s decision to clear President Donald Trump of any obstruction in relation to Mueller’s investigation. He said that Trump faced “an unprecedented situation.” BARR AFFIRMS MUELLER PROBE FOUND NO EVIDENCE OF RUSSIA-TRUMP COLLUSION, PREPARES TO RELEASE REPORT “As he entered office and sought to perform his responsibilities as president, federal agents and … [Read more...] about WATCH: AG Barr spars with a reporter during news conference ahead of Mueller report release
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close Video What can we expect when Attorney General Barr releases the Mueller report? Attorney General William Barr is set to hold a news conference Thursday morning where he will discuss the long-awaited release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. Barr will be joined by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at 9:30 a.m. where they are expected to discuss the release of the report, officials said. A summary of the report released by Barr last month stated that the special counsel found no proof of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election. This is a developing story; check back for updates. … [Read more...] about Attorney General William Barr to hold news conference on Mueller report Thursday morning
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said he is in favor of releasing special counsel Robert Mueller's final report. Grassley tweeted the announcement Thursday: "I support release of the Mueller report." Attorney General William Barr has said he expected a redacted version of the report to be released by mid-April, the Washington Examiner noted. The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for the full report without redactions. The committee wants the final report, its exhibits and any underlying evidence or materials prepared for the probe. Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., has not said if he will send the subpoenas. … [Read more...] about Grassley Backs Release of Mueller Report
By Henry Fernandez Published April 03, 2019 Politics FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Marco Rubio: The Maduro regime will not survive Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., discusses the fallout from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report and the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio told FOX Business’ Trish Regan that the Democratic Party continues to find ways to discredit the president of the United States over their displeasure of the outcome to the Robert Mueller report. Continue Reading Below “So now [Democrats] are kind of having a public temper tantrum,” he said on Tuesday. “In essence, we don’t like what the investigation found so turn over everything that you did to us so we can comb through and pull out any little nugget that we can amplify and turn and twist.” MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM TRUMP MULLS TAKING FANNIE, FREDDIE … [Read more...] about Democrats having ‘public temper tantrum’ over Mueller report: Sen. Rubio
Home Daily News Barr plans to release redacted Mueller report… Attorney General By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted March 29, 2019, 5:01 pm CDT Attorney General William Barr and former special counsel Robert Mueller. Attorney General William Barr plans to release a redacted version of the report by special counsel Robert Mueller by mid-April, “if not sooner,” he told leaders of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees in a letter released on Friday. “As we have discussed,” Barr wrote, “I share your desire to ensure that Congress and the public have the opportunity to read the special counsel’s report. We are preparing the report for release, making the redactions that are required.” Politico, the New York Times, the National Law Journal and the Washington Post have coverage. Barr said President Donald Trump would have the right to assert privilege over certain sections of the report, but “he has stated publicly that he intends to … [Read more...] about Barr plans to release redacted Mueller report by mid-April; will Trump get privilege review?