U.S. attorney general Barr blasted by Democrats as 'president's fixer' - 2020-06-24

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F182.png U.S. attorney general Barr blasted by Democrats as 'president's fixer' June 24, 2020, Thomson Reuters, CBC News

U.S. House Democrats blasted Attorney General William Barr at a congressional hearing on Wednesday over accusations he had improperly meddled in criminal cases and antitrust probes for political gain, but stopped short of pledging to take any steps to try to oust the nation's top law enforcement official.

The hearing featured testimony from two current Justice Department employees who took the unusual step of publicly blowing the whistle against their own employer.

Barr has come under growing scrutiny after he intervened in two prosecutions involving Trump allies Roger Stone and Michael Flynn, fired a federal prosecutor whose office is investigating Trump's personal attorney, and oversaw the use of force by federal law enforcement officers against peaceful protesters in historic Lafayette Square.

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{{cite news | title = U.S. attorney general Barr blasted by Democrats as 'president's fixer' | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/house-judiciary-barr-justice-1.5625388 | work = Thomson Reuters | publisher = CBC News | date = June 24, 2020 | accessdate = September 9, 2020 }}