William Barr, Attorney General Nominee, Gets Nod From Key Senate Committee
Feb 11, 2019, 00:57
Chuck Schumer, the senior Democrat in the Senate, said he would oppose Barr's confirmation in the final vote.
In part, they say Barr left open possible loopholes in his commitment to airing Mueller's findings and a broad view of presidential power that might allow Trump to interfere in Mueller and other investigations into his campaign, family or associates. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said before the vote.
Mr. Barr is one of the most well qualified individuals in the country to serve as Attorney General as he has held the job in the past.
In his written testimony to the committee, Barr did write that he believed Mueller was handling the investigation "properly", adding, "My goal will be to provide as much transparency as I can consistent with the law".
Senators debated Barr's candidacy for several hours, focusing on his potential role in supervising special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russian Federation investigation.
"This is particularly concerning, as nothing in existing law or regulations prevents the attorney general from sharing the report", Feinstein said Thursday.
"Mr. Barr and I had a detailed discussion on his priorities for the Department of Justice, and on many issues important to Alaska".
Trump then made the highly controversial decision to install Sessions' chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker, as acting attorney general. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, and Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democrat, introduced legislation requiring a special counsel to submit a report to Congress.
The committee, controlled by Republicans, voted 12-10 along party lines to advance Barr's nomination.
Lawmakers have raised questions about a memo Barr wrote to Justice Department leaders questioning what he saw as the "fatally misconceived" theory of Trump obstructing justice that Mueller seemed to be exploring.
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Cordoba said her children were among the more than 3 million Venezuelans who have left the country in the past couple of years. Moreover, Venezuela having rich oil, gas and gold reserves is a great reason for the U.S.to promote a coup in the country.
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The Holness administration has not said whether it will order Venezuela to recall its ambassador to Kingston. Several other countries have also declared they will recognise Mr Guaido as Venezuela's interim president.
He said negotiations between the USA and Taliban fighters "are proceeding well in Afghanistan after 18 years of fighting". For instance, Trump has said ISIS was all but defeated while announcing he meant to pull troops from Syria.
But Solskjaer has a drastically different outlook and believes it is in United's DNA to try and win silverware. So I think we have to look on that as well as keep an eye on the fact they are in form and are a good side".
He later appeared in court on Friday with his ankles and waist shackled before being released on a $250,000 bond. Manafort later became Trump's campaign chairman in spring 2016, in part due to a recommendation from Stone.
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