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Trump reportedly asked his lawyers if he could personally appoint a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden before leaving office

President Donald Trump is considering personally appointing a special counsel in the waning weeks of his presidency to investigate Hunter Biden, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. Trump consulted the White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows; the White House counsel, Pat Cipollone; and others on the possibility of appointing a […]
Trump reportedly asked his lawyers if he could personally appoint a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden before leaving office
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The DOJ’s top election-crimes official stepped down hours after AG Barr authorised investigations into voter fraud in violation of department policy

The Department of Justice’s top election-crimes official resigned Monday after Attorney General William Barr authorised investigations into election fraud in violation of department policy, The New York Times reported. Barr said federal prosecutors could investigate any “substantial allegations” of election-related fraud before states had certified results, contradicting long-standing DOJ guidelines […]
The DOJ’s top election-crimes official stepped down hours after AG Barr authorised investigations into voter fraud in violation of department policy
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Attorney General William Barr authorizes election investigations — despite a lack of evidence — before states have certified results

Attorney General William Barr has authorised federal prosecutors to investigate any “substantial allegations” of election-related fraud, the Associated Press reported Monday, despite little evidence of such fraud. But Barr said the memo itself didn’t include any evidence of voting irregularities impacting “the outcome of any election,” according to The Wall […]
Attorney General William Barr authorizes election investigations — despite a lack of evidence — before states have certified results
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After reports Mueller’s team was annoyed with the attorney general’s summary of their work, the DOJ says the Mueller report can’t be released yet because every page contains confidential information

The Justice Department publicly defended Attorney General William Barr’s decision to release a four-page letter on the contents of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election on Thursday. The DOJ’s statement came after The New York Times and The Washington Post reported that some members […]
After reports Mueller’s team was annoyed with the attorney general’s summary of their work, the DOJ says the Mueller report can’t be released yet because every page contains confidential information