Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry

President Trump and Attorney General William P. Barr this week at the White House. The directive gives Mr. Barr immense leverage over the intelligence community and enormous power over what the public learns about the roots of the Russia investigation. … Read More

Dems rage against Barr for backing claims of Trump campaign ‘spying’ by FBI

Prominent Democrats lined up to hammer Attorney General Bill Barr for testifying Wednesday that federal authorities had spied on the Trump campaign in 2016, with one top House Democrat charging that Barr is not acting “in the best interest of the DOJ or … Read More

Hans von Spakovsky: Dems wrong to attack Barr for telling truth about fed spying on Trump campaign

Democrats sharply attacked Attorney General William Barr for telling the truth when he acknowledged in Senate testimony Wednesday that federal law enforcement officers had spied on the Trump presidential campaign. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Maryland … Read More

Sean Spicer: Dems attacking AG Barr because Mueller report didn’t substantiate charges

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on “The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino” Friday that Democrats are attacking Attorney General William Barr because the Mueller report didn’t substantiate charges against President Trump. “I think this is just a time, the Democrats … Read More

William Barr Testimony Highlights: Government ‘Spying Did Occur’ on Trump Campaign

• Attorney General William P. Barr, appearing before Congress for a second straight day on Wednesday, said the government spied on the Trump campaign and said he would look into whether any rules were violated. • Mr. Barr signaled he was open … Read More