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Attorney General William Barr Won’t Recuse Himself in Mueller Probe

Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election, according to a Justice Department official.

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Ted Lieu: Whitaker ‘Cannot Escape Testifying Before Congress’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker would be required to testify before Congress. Host Nicolle Wallace asked, “Do you expect to see Acting attorney General Matt Whitaker testify in front of your committee tomorrow, I

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Whitaker: I Think Mueller Investigation ‘Close to Being Completed’

During a briefing on Monday, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker stated that he thinks Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is “close to being completed.” Whitaker said he has “been fully briefed on the investigation.” He later added, “[T]he investigation is,

Acting US Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the annual Veterans Appreciation Day ceremony at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC, on November 15, 2018. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Lindsey Graham: William Barr Will Not Interfere with Mueller Probe

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said at a press conference Wednesday that Attorney General nominee William Barr will not hinder Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election.

(INSET: Robert Mueller) WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 09: Attorney General nominee William Barr (L) poses for photographs before a meeting with Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in his office in the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill January 09, 2019 in Washington, DC. Barr's confirmation hearing …

The Candidates: Donald Trump Selecting Chief of Staff

President Donald Trump is interviewing candidates to serve as his new chief of staff after announcing Saturday that General John Kelly will leave the position at the beginning of next year.

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