Tag: Barr

Subpoena of Obama-era Officials Gain Strong Senate Backer

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has stated that he supports subpoenaing Obama-era officials implicated in spying on the Trump campaign. According to The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) signaled on Tuesday that he is backing efforts to subpoena Obama-era officials. McConnell, speaking from the Senate floor, referenced Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey Graham’s (R-S.C.) announcement that he will

AG Barr Warns of Action Against Governors who Persist With Strict Lockdowns

Attorney General Barr has warned that the DOJ could take legal action against governors who unnecessarily persist with their strick lockdown orders. According to The Daily Caller: Attorney General Bill Barr said his Justice Department may pursue legal action against governors who maintain strict lockdown rules after their coronavirus outbreaks subside, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday.

Trump Admin Charges Venezuelan President Maduro With Drug Trafficking

The Trump Administration has announced that charges have been filed by the United States Department of Justice against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for drug trafficking. According to The Hill: Attorney General William Barr announced Thursday the indictment of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and other top officials for crimes related to drug trafficking. Maduro was charged with narco-terrorism

Trump Continues Shake up of Intel and Justice Communities

President Trump and his administration have continued to shake up the intelligence and justice communities which have been highlighted by a controversial intelligence community appointment. According to The Hill: President Trump is challenging two institutions with crucial roles to play in the next election with a controversial appointment to the intelligence community and tweets directed at

DOJ Claims Trump Contacted Foreign Countries to ask Them to Assist Barr

The Department of Justice has issued a statement claiming that President Trump’s contact with foreign countries was to assure that there would be cooperation with Attorney General Barr as he looked into the origins of the Russia investigation. According to The Hill: The Department of Justice (DOJ) said Monday that President Trump contacted foreign countries at Attorney