Atty Gen Barr says that in the view of the Justice Dept., the US attack on Gen Soleimani "was a legitimate act of self-defense." At a DOJ news conference, Barr said the attack was not intended to trigger a broader conflict.
Pensacola shooting was an act of terrorism, Atty. Gen. Barr says; 21 Saudi students to be removed
U.S. Atty. Gen. William Barr said today that the Dec. 6 shooting at the Naval Air Station Pensacola was an act of terrorism.
From Atty Gen Barr on I.G. report on FBI probe of Trump Campaign and Russia: He says it "now makes clear that the FBI launched an intrusive investigation of a U.S. presidential campaign on the thinnest of suspicions that, in my view, were insufficient to justify the steps taken."
Comey says he wrote up a memo about Trump's improper "directive" & notified sr. FBI staff. He didn’t tell Atty Gen. Sessions, he says, because he knew Sessions would be recusing himself soon. Comey says he doesn’t remember who told him in advance that Sessions would be recusing.
Breaking: Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions is resigning. Sessions has been a target of ongoing attacks and pressure from President Trump over a number of issues, most notably his recusal from oversight of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation
‘whether it was IRS, fast/ furious or (Clinton) emails,I didn't see the Atty.Gen. willing to let Lady justice admin. Justice.' -J.Chaffetz