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FILE - This Jan. 28, 2015, file photo, shows the Federal Trade Commission building in Washington. Federal privacy regulators are under scrutiny in Congress as they negotiate a record fine with Facebook to punish the company for alleged violations of its users' privacy. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
May 08, 2019 - 12:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional hearing on privacy agency (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Federal privacy regulators are getting a sympathetic hearing from Congress for their request for greater powers and funding to police privacy. Lawmakers from both parties are warning that fines...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., waits to start a hearing on the Mueller report without witness Attorney General William Barr who refused to appear, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 2, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 03, 2019 - 6:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are splintered by calls to impeach President Donald Trump. But they have found another common enemy and an alternate political foil in Attorney General William Barr. Calls for Barr's resignation erupted across the Democratic Party this week after he testified before the...
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Attorney General William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, on the Mueller report. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 03, 2019 - 12:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr portrayed himself as an apolitical elder statesman at his confirmation hearing. He declared he'd rather resign than be asked to fire special counsel Robert Mueller without cause and insisted the prosecutor he'd known for decades would never involve...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks to the media at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 2, 2019. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 02, 2019 - 8:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Barr had already lied...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2019 file photo, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are to meet with Trump at the White House on Tuesday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 02, 2019 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general's handling of the special counsel's Russia report (all times local): 7:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is signaling he will not allow aides, including former White House counsel Don McGahn, to testify...
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Attorney General William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, on the Mueller report. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 01, 2019 - 9:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller's report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justice Department. Barr's decision — he cites...
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Attorney General William Barr appears at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, on the Mueller Report. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 01, 2019 - 8:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Private tensions between Justice Department leaders and special counsel Robert Mueller's team broke into public view in extraordinary fashion Wednesday as Attorney General William Barr pushed back at the special counsel's "snitty" complaints over his handling of the Trump-Russia...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, joined at left by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, raises a copy of Mueller report, during his opening statement before swearing-in Attorney General William Barr to testify, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 01, 2019 - 4:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Lindsey Graham, the Republican chairman of the Judiciary Committee, set the tone for his party as he opened an extraordinary hearing with Attorney General William Barr. Graham said, "For me, it is over," referring to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian...
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Attorney General William Barr appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee to face lawmakers' questions for the first time since releasing special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 01, 2019 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Attorney General William Barr's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee (all times local): 3:45 p.m. "Snitty." That's the way Attorney General William Barr described a letter from special counsel Robert Mueller expressing concerns about his portrayal of the...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs St. John's Episcopal Church, across from the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
May 01, 2019 - 3:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's letter about how the findings of the probe were being portrayed (all times local): 11:15 p.m. A Democratic senator says Attorney General William Barr should resign. Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen says Barr lied to him at a hearing...
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