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Backlash as U.S. justice department opens criminal probe into Russia investigation

Oct 25, 2019 - 5:36 PM

(UPDATED) The inquiry could further muddy the political waters in Washington, raising questions about the now-ended Russia investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller

TRUMP AND BARR. Composite photo of US President Donald Trump and US Attorney General William Barr. Photos by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP and Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump declares victory on Mueller report D-Day

Apr 19, 2019 - 12:01 AM

'No collusion. No obstruction,' a triumphant President Donald Trump writes in a Game of Thrones pastiche tweet

HAPPY TRUMP. US President Donald Trump celebrates being cleared of collusion, and so far, of obstruction of justice from the Mueller probe. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Trump took no action to thwart Mueller probe – attorney general

Apr 18, 2019 - 9:51 PM

'The president took no act that in fact deprived the special counsel of the documents and witnesses necessary to complete his investigation,' says Attorney General Bill Barr

MUELLER REPORT. US Attorney General William Barr speaks about the release of the Mueller Report at the Department of Justice April 18, 2019, in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump questions why Democrats should get Mueller report

Apr 13, 2019 - 11:52 PM

The president's latest comments come days after he called the Mueller probe an attempted 'coup,' while Attorney General William Barr promised to investigate FBI 'spying' on Trump

MUELLER REPORT. US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Palm Beach International Airport March 24, 2019 in Palm Beach County, Florida, declaring he had been completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election campaign. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump names ex-Bush official William Barr as new attorney general

Dec 08, 2018 - 1:05 AM

(UPDATED) William Barr would succeed Jeff Sessions, whom Trump forced to resign last month amid rising pressure on the White House from the Russia collusion investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller

US President Donald Trump speaks to the press as he walks to Marine One prior to departing from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, December 7, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP