USAG Barr Defends Aggressive Response to Protests

USAG Barr Defends Aggressive Response to Protests

USAG Barr vigorously defended the aggressive law enforcement response he has spearheaded in response to demonstrations, including police’s move Monday to use horses and tear gas to push back unruley protesters at Lafayette Square, just outside the White House.  In his most extensive comments to date on the violent civil unrest gripping the country, Attorney […]

President Trump Deploying Military in His ‘Counternarcotics Operation’

President Trump Deploying Military in His ‘Counternarcotics Operation’

President Trump, anticipating a rise of drug abuse in the US due to the global coronavirus pandemic, has marshaled the DoD t for “enhanced counternarcotics operations” at the southwestern border Wednesday. President Trump spoke about increased drug abuse issues stemming from this health crisis, particularly unemployment and depression. Now the US Navy and Air Force […]

President Trump Defends His Right to Interfere in Criminal Cases

President Trump Defends His Right to Interfere in Criminal Cases

Friday, President Trump said he has “the legal right” to interfere in criminal cases, capping a tumultuous week that raised questions about whether he is eroding the independence of the US legal system. USAG William Barr’s recent criticism of President Trump was actually a “carefully staged message” to calm members of the Justice Department, that […]