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  1. mueller time
    House Democrats Strike Deal With DOJ for Mueller Report DetailsIn return, the House will not vote on holding Barr in contempt. It’s a truce, not a treaty, in the war between Democrats and the Trump administration.
  2. the national interest
    In Terrifying Interview, William Barr Goes Full MAGAAttorney general insists the only norms being shredded are by people investigating Trump.
  3. mueller time
    Schiff–DOJ Deal for Mueller Documents Slows Down Impeachment MomentumNancy Pelosi may have obtained a temporary reprieve from pressure to initiate impeachment proceedings against a stonewalling president.
  4. the national interest
    Just This Week, Trump Has Already Committed 5 More Impeachable ActsAnd it’s only Tuesday.
  5. impeachment
    Justin Amash Becomes First GOP Lawmaker to Say Trump Should Be ImpeachedHe also criticized Barr for misrepresenting the Mueller report, and chided both parties for putting partisanship above the rule of law.
  6. the national interest
    How the Republican Party Built a Presidency Above the Law for Donald TrumpA legal doctrine of all power to the GOP, from Kenneth Starr to William Barr.
  7. mueller time
    Everything You Need to Know About the Latest Probe Into the Russia ProbeU.S. Attorney John Durham has been tasked with investigating the investigators — just like the DOJ inspector general and U.S. Attorney John Huber.
  8. mueller time
    White House Bans Release of Mueller Documents; Barr to Be Held in ContemptThe ongoing fight between House Democrats and the administration over disclosure of Mueller documents escalates.
  9. politics
    Democrats Schedule Vote to Hold William Barr in ContemptThe AG refuses to give Congress the unredacted Mueller report.
  10. the national interest
    Barr Has Protected Trump. His Next Step Is to Smear His Opponents.Barr’s handling of the Mueller report may only be the first step in turning the Department of Justice into a Trumpian weapon.
  11. fox news news
    Fox’s Chris Wallace Rips Network’s ‘Opinion People’ for Not Dealing in FactsWallace and Laura Ingraham were sniping back and forth all day.
  12. the national interest
    Barr: It’s Not Obstruction of Justice If the Obstruction WorksThe attorney general’s most insanely authoritarian argument.
  13. mueller time
    Comey Calls Trump a Devourer of SoulsThe former FBI Director dissects the gradual self-corruption of Attorney General Barr and other Trump servants.
  14. mueller time
    The Most Dramatic Moments From William Barr’s Senate TestimonyThe attorney general is testifying before the Senate about the Mueller report.
  15. the national interest
    William Barr Keeps Lying About Mueller, and People Keep Trusting Him AnywayThe Attorney General says Robert Mueller admitted on the phone he didn’t really blame Barr like he wrote. Uh, sure.
  16. russia investigation
    Read Attorney General Bill Barr’s Prepared Remarks Ahead of His Senate TestimonyOn Tuesday night, the attorney general released his opening statement regarding his controversial treatment of the Mueller report.
  17. mueller time
    Why Mueller Complained to Barr About the Spin on His ReportThere’s more evidence that Barr wanted to whitewash Mueller’s findings, and he’ll have to testify about it in Congress this week.
  18. mueller report
    Report: Barr May Bail on House Democrats’ Mueller Report HearingThe attorney general is threatening to skip Thursday’s much anticipated hearing. Democrats say they’ll subpoena him if he does.
  19. mueller time
    Mueller Report Failed to Move Trump’s Approval RatingsDespite Barr’s spin and the damaging evidence in the actual report, Trump remains an unpopular president — who could still win reelection.
  20. mueller time
    Mueller Report Subpoena Fight Is the First Skirmish in a Long War to ComeAmong other things, the House Democratic leadership needs to show an impeachment-hungry base it’s willing to fight.
  21. mueller time
    Trump Deserves Impeachment. But Should the Democrats Do It?Yes, Mueller seems to have provided an “impeachment referral.” But it remains risky and perhaps unnecessary this close to the 2020 election.
  22. mueller time
    Who Was the Bearded Man at Barr’s Mueller Press Conference?His name is Edward O’Callaghan, and he once thwarted an investigation into another Republican politician: Sarah Palin.
  23. the national interest
    Congress Should Impeach William BarrThe attorney general has proven himself an irredeemable hack at a time when the job demands independence.
  24. mueller time
    11 Areas of Obstruction of Justice Mueller InvestigatedMueller’s findings of fact about Trump’s behavior hardly seem “exonerating” at all.
  25. mueller time
    William Barr: Trump’s Obstruction Was Legal Because He Was Sincerely ParanoidTrump believed the Russia investigation was a “witch hunt.” Therefore, his attempts to undermine it weren’t obstruction of justice, Barr explains.
  26. mueller time
    Man Shocks America With Unblinking EyesRod Rosenstein didn’t move during William Barr’s press conference.
  27. mueller time
    Who Was the Bearded Man at Barr’s Mueller Press Conference?His name is Edward O’Callaghan, and he once thwarted an investigation into another Republican politician: Sarah Palin.
  28. mueller time
    What We Learned From William Barr’s Mueller Report Press ConferenceOnce again, Barr said the Mueller report found “no collusion” and that President Trump did not obstruct justice.
  29. mueller time
    Everything You Need to Know About the Mueller Report’s ReleaseThe Mueller report will come out after Barr’s presser, Congress will see a less-redacted version, and other late news about the long-awaited release.
  30. mueller report
    Remembering the Starr Report As We Await the Mueller ReportIt’s unlikely Mueller’s report will have the seismic impact of the dirty book Ken Starr put together, which 20 million people read the first two days.
  31. immigration
    Barr Decision May Keep Tens of Thousands of Asylum Seekers Locked UpThe AG’s ruling to deny bond to many asylum seekers is consistent with the president’s recent claim that the process is a “con job.”
  32. mueller time
    Everything We Know About the Release of the Mueller ReportThe report will finally be released on Thursday, April 18.
  33. the national circus
    Frank Rich: In Bill Barr, Trump Has Finally Found His New FixerThe AG’s unsupported Mueller report conclusions and “spying” accusations show he’s about covering for Trump, not thwarting his lawlessness.
  34. the national interest
    Trump’s War on Democracy: An UpdateDemocracy is still standing, but Trump is working harder than ever to change that.
  35. mueller report
    The Counter-Investigations Into the Mueller Report Are About to BeginAG William Barr announced he is “reviewing the conduct” of the Mueller investigation, and is reportedly putting a team together to do so.
  36. mueller report
    Barr Promises Mueller Report Within a Week, Won’t Say If Trump Got a Sneak PeekThe attorney general said the Mueller report’s release is imminent, but there may be more squabbling over what exactly the public gets to see.
  37. mueller time
    A Rare Mueller Leak: Some on Team Consider Report More Damning Than Barr SummaryTwo new reports state Mueller team members are frustrated by how the AG handled the summary, claiming “the work would have spoken for itself.”
  38. mueller report
    Barr Promises Release of Mueller Report by Mid-AprilThere may be redaction of important materials, and some complaints about the inadequacy of Barr’s earlier “summary.”
  39. the national interest
    Barr’s Letter Didn’t Exonerate Trump — It Vindicated HimAnother astonishing victory redefines what the presidency is.
  40. polls
    Polls: Mueller Probe’s Conclusions Leave Trump’s Approval Rating UnchangedA plurality of voters said that Mueller’s findings had actually left them with a “less favorable” opinion of Trump than they’d held previously.
  41. the national interest
    Here Are All the Unsolved Questions the Mueller Report Can AnswerThe biggest questions in the Russia scandal are not the crimes, but the corruption and cooperation.
  42. health care
    The Trump Administration Wants to Strike Down Obamacare. Again.On Monday, the Department of Justice announced it would support a district court ruling that declares the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional.
  43. the national interest
    Trump Is Bullying the Media Into Falsely Exonerating Him of Russia CorruptionAfter Barr’s summary, an attack on the reporters who exposed his misconduct.
  44. mueller time
    Advisers Worry Trump May ‘Overreach’ on Mueller Victory LapTrump has a way of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.
  45. the national interest
    If Trump Obstructed Justice, He Can’t Be ExoneratedTrump’s criminal collusion and his obstruction are linked – but in the opposite of the way William Barr says.
  46. mueller time
    Mueller Report Expected Sunday, But How Much of It?The attorney general is prepping a hand-crafted summary of Mueller’s conclusions, but House Democrats are getting ready to fight for the whole report.
  47. the law
    William Barr Needs Trump Just as Much as Trump Needs HimThe AG nominee wrote his Mueller memo hoping to get Trump’s attention — and now he’s going to end his career pursuing an ideological agenda.
  48. politics
    Trump May Still Be Learning About His Own Decisions Through TVTrump reportedly learned about the friendship between Robert Mueller and his attorney general nominee William Barr by watching him testify on TV.
  49. the national circus
    With State of the Union Disinvitation, Pelosi Outmaneuvers Trump Once AgainPelosi knows how to push the levers of government, and how to push Trump’s buttons. It’s an unbeatable combination.
  50. politics
    The Most Worrying Things About Trump’s New Attorney General PickWilliam Barr has spoken out against Roe v. Wade and has a bad record on civil rights.
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