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Federal agents, officers head to Detroit, Cleveland, Milwaukee as Operation Legend expands
"Well, this comes on the heels of Federal Forces Homeland Security in ice agents pulling back in Portland So now they're going to Milwaukee Cleveland Detroit the plan is send us to send forty two agents to Detroit twenty-five to Cleveland and Milwaukee. They'll be deployed from the FBI and other agencies, attorney? General. William Barr says the expansion of. Legend is necessary to assist cities and a rise of violence that have a rise violent crime and is not like the surgeon Portland where federal agents were sent to control protests. The new deployment is not sitting well with everybody though leaders like mayor Tom Barrett Milwaukee, says, I'm extremely concerned. The president trump is looking for opportunities to create more political division in cities across the
Fresh update on "attorney general william barr" discussed on News, Traffic and Weather
"Lee's safe start plan to stop the spread of covert 19 gatherings are limited to five people outside the same household at parks, trails and playgrounds. We stole Come on news. The Federal Aviation Administration says it has determined the preliminary corrective action needed in order for Boeing's 7 37 Max to return to flight. Julie released 36 page report calls for the installation of new flight computers, software revisions to the Plains manuals to better guide pilots and a requirement. Airlines complete angle of attack sensor system tests. Bowling acknowledges the stepped is an important milestone, but also says there's still a lot of work ahead. The FAA will analyze responses, once a 45 day comment. Period closes, meaning the plane won't be airworthy before October. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson released a statement today in response to tweets from President Trump last week about mail in voting fraud, said in part despite clear evidence that vote by males effective, insecure President Trump continues to claim that mail in voting will lead to a fraudulent election. His attorney general William Barr, echo the president testimony before the House Judiciary Committee last week, saying he thinks there is a high risk male and voting will lead to massive voter fraud well, Ferguson added In his statement, he says this Let me be clear. There is no data to support this baseless claim if the president uses it as an excuse to try to legally delay the election. We'll see him in court in response to congressional request in 2017. Ferguson detail that out of more than 3.3 million votes cast in Washington in the November 2016 election. There are only a handful of potential improper votes and only two prosecutions for fraudulent voting was Holly Menino. Ballots are due tomorrow in our state's primary election, with the top two candidates in each contest moving on to November. The race for governor, James Lees, seeking 1/3 term with 35 people hoping to unseat him. Lieutenant governor's positions also opened with 11 people vying for the spot. Balance our postage free but they must be postmarked Orin Drop boxes by eight. Tomorrow night. Be CEOs of some major companies in Washington state or asking Congress to help small business. In a letter sent to congressional leaders, top executives from Microsoft, Starbucks, Costco and others, said quote small businesses are too critical to our country's economic strength, toe. Let fail. They said an extension of the paycheck protection program would be helpful. But Mohr is needed. Keep wire reports. Leaders from Walmart, Facebook and IBM also signed onto the letter. Jeff Pooja will come. Oh news new photos just in from the few to family, Shoji. If Yuda in the hospital she receives treatment. The 18 year old was found Saturday after nine days of searching off highway to her car ran out of gas. She was found deep in the woods near Steven's past at the bottom of a steep ravine about two miles up into the Cascade Mountains. Cuomo's Cara cost image has more. He was lost and steep wooded to rain, where she wandered around for miles for eight days. She only thought.
Gohmert's positive virus test renews safety fears in Capitol
"Another member of Congress has tested positive for the coronavirus drawing criticism from some Capitol Hill colleagues masks are not mandatory on Capitol Hill and Texas Republican Louie Gohmert among a handful of lawmakers often walking around without one Gohmert says he's tested positive for the virus and will self quarantine forcing him to abruptly cancelled plans to visit Texas today with president trump Gohmert voted on the house floor yesterday and was seen walking into a hearing room a few feet behind Attorney General William Barr they were both the mask let's go over its long question the use of masks it told a Texas TV station wearing one that may have been the how he contracted the virus Sager mag ani Washington
Fresh update on "attorney general william barr" discussed on News, Traffic and Weather
"Only stole come on news. The Federal Aviation Administration says it has determined the preliminary corrective action needed in order for bowling's 7 37 Max to return to flight. Newly released 36 page report calls for the installation of new flight computers, software revisions to the Plains manuals to better guide pilots and a requirement. Airlines complete angle of attack sensor system tests blowing acknowledges the step is an important milestone, but also says there's still a lot of work ahead. If they able analyzed responses, once a 45 day comment period closes, meaning the plane won't be airworthy before October. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson released a statement today in response to tweets from President Trump last week about mail in voting fraud, Ferguson said in part despite clear evidence that vote by males effective insecure President Trump continues to claim that mail in voting will lead to a fraudulent election. His attorney General William Barr, echo the president testimony before the House Judiciary Committee last week. Saying he thinks there is a high risk male and voting will lead to massive voter fraud well, Ferguson added In his statement, he says this let me be clear. There is no data to support this baseless claim. If the president uses it as an excuse to try to legally delay the election will see him in court. In response to congressional request in 2017. Ferguson detail that out of more than 3.3 million votes cast in Washington in the November 2016 election. There are only a handful of potential improper votes and only two prosecutions for fraudulent voting. That's Cuomo's Holly Menino. Balance due tomorrow in our state's primary election, with the top two candidates at each contest, moving onto November in the race for governor, Jay Ainsley is seeking 1/3 term with 35 people hoping to unseat him. Lieutenant Governors positions also open with 11 people vying for the spot. Ballots are posted free, but they must be postmarked Orin Drop boxes by eight tomorrow night, of course, will have complete coverage right here on coma. Radio. CEOs of some major companies in Washington state are asking Congress to help small businesses. In a letter sent to congressional leaders, top executives from Microsoft, Starbucks, Costco and others, said quote small businesses are too critical to our country's economic strength. So let fail. They said an extension of the paycheck protection program would be helpful. But Mohr is needed. Keep wire reports. Leaders from Walmart, Facebook and IBM also signed onto the letter. Jeff Pooja will come. Oh news. A warning from Tacoma public schools about some fishing emails. A spokesman says More than 37,000 such emails appearing to have been sent by the district were sent to staff parents and other community members. The school district is working with its vendor to see How someone was able to hack into the system and advises you to change your password. If you clicked on the link common whose time is 7 40 from the hardly exterior sports desk right now in Seattle. Bottom of the fifth. Maybe make that the top of the fifth. The Mariners have fell behind here. The Oakland A's leading now for tow, won over the EMS and almost Bill Schwartz says there's big disappointment for football fans in Sin City. The Raiders moved from Oakland, Las Vegas, and this fall had planned to have huge throngs at their brand new $2 billion Allegiance Stadium. But today the Raiders inform their season ticket holders. No, they will not be allowed to attend home games because of the Corona virus surge. Philadelphia Eagles head coach in a what Come county native Doug Peterson has tested positive for Cove in 19 he is asymptomatic Seattle Seahawks training camp enters Week two with players now allowed to do some outdoor conditioning and running drills at the V Mac. Actual practices don't begin until August 14. Nearly 400 student athletes have sent a letter to the Pac 12 threatening to boycott practices.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on WTMJ 620
"Different name December of 2019. Attorney General William Barr. Identified in Milwaukee and six other cities that had high violent crime rates compared to the national average. Krieger says 25 to 30 federal investigators will be involved in Milwaukee. Jane Matt Merrick, WDM Jane, Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin says she's supportive of Operation Legend, as described by the U. S attorney W team James Toney Bedrock live in the breaking news center Lissa, the senator says the messaging should have been more clear but isn't against efforts to combat violent crime during a Milwaukee press club event this afternoon, Senator Baldwin says Policing as a whole, however, needs to be reexamined. I do not support defunding the police. I think that we place a lot of responsibilities and burdens on the shoulders of police officers that really go beyond promoting public safety and fighting crash. He says. However, healthcare models should be used when dealing with mental health and substance abuse issues. Milwaukee Police are still searching for a suspect in a homicide that occurred late Monday, as well as the rash of shootings in the city. Times Force. Ryan Jenkins has more to say eight people were shot. One person was killed overnight. Here in Milwaukee, 33 year old man died after being shot just after 10 30 last night. This is near 24th and Maple. A 24 year old woman was also shot and taken to the hospital daily still with several other shootings as well last night, including one that left four men with non life threatening wounds near 26 in Atkinson, coming up schools in Waukesha County are on the same page. Double DT ingenues time. 403 This portion of the news is sponsored by citing unlimited. It's siding and a whole lot more online at sighting in limited dot com. Wait. When we can see 2020 in hindsight will be tempted to cancel it just to get even. But with all the things that 2020 did cancel, it has not and cannot.
Rep. Gohmert tests positive for virus, cancels Trump trip
"One of the houses most outspoken conservative members has tested positive for the corona virus Mr government just yesterday Texas Republican Louie Gohmert voted on the house floor and was seen walking into a hearing room a few feet behind Attorney General William Barr with neither wearing a mask Gohmert was to travel to his home state on Air Force One today but house Republican aide says the sixty six year old tested positive at the White House it's not immediately clear where Gobert was after leaving there he's at least the tenth member of Congress known to have tested positive Sager make ani Washington
Tensions between Barr and House Judiciary Committee come to head in contentious hearing
"The attorney general faced tough questions from Democrats on Capitol Hill from the get go. AH House Judiciary Committee hearing with Attorney General William Barr was confrontational. Democrats accused Bar of doing President Trump's bidding. Lawmakers questioning bar on why the president's ally, Roger Stone's jail sentence was commuted. I agree the president's friends don't deserve special breaks. But they also don't deserve to be treated more harshly. The attorney general was asked if he believed President Trump's suggestion that Democrats were rigging the 2020 election. I have no reason to think it will be. The hours long hearing was initially delayed because Chairman Jerry Nadler was in a car accident on his way to the capital. He said he and his staff are fine. The car is not In
Controversy over federal agents in Portland continues
"Been complaints in Portland, Oregon, about federal agents kidnapping protesters and driving them away in vans. Now a senior White House official says the Trump Administration is talking with Oregon's governor's office. About pulling federal agents out of Portland if the state steps up its own police presence, especially nearthe city's federal courthouse. Testifying before the House Judiciary Committee yesterday, Attorney General William Barr defended the use of those agents in Portland. CBS News correspondent Nancy Cortez has more Democrats argued the unidentified federal agents he deployed are only causing more tension used pepper spray and truncheons on American citizens. They questioned his motives. The president wants footage for his campaign ads. And you appear to be serving it up to him as ordered. In most of these cities, the protests had begun to wind down before you marched in and confront the protesters. We are at the courthouse defending the courthouse when I'm not looking for trouble.
Contentious 5-hour House hearing with AG William Barr concludes
"Attorney General William Bar, spending several hours on the hot seat in front of the House Judiciary Committee. One of the top issues was the Trump Administration's handling of the protesting in Portland and other major cities where they sent federal officers to contain any violence. CBS News correspondent Skylar Henry's on Capitol Hill Attorney General William Barr delivered a full throated defense of federal officers response to protesters in Portland. Since when is it okay to tryto burned down a federal court? Is that okay? Hey, Democrats accused bar of using federal officers to help the president look tough on crime. President wants footage for his campaign ads and you appear to be serving it up to him as ordered. In most of these cities, the protests had begun to wind down before you marched in and confront the protesters. George Lord's death under the knee of a police officer sparked the protests. But the nation's top law enforcement officer His police are not the problem. This is Mitchell Miller on Capitol Hill, A DC National Guard officer Adam DeMarco was in Lafayette Square the evening of June 1st and says a park police warning did go out to protesters. But the announcements were barely audible, and I saw no indication that the demonstrators were cognizant of the warnings to disperse. He also tells a house panel he was deeply disturbed by the rapid sweep of the area that included pepper spray and some officers using their shields on a crowd that he viewed as peaceful. But acting Park police chief Gregory Monahan's As protesters had been violent that day and defends the quick action so offense could be put up. In the hours after President Trump walked across the park and held up a Bible outside of ST John's Church, there is 100% 0 correlation between our operation and the president's visit to the
Barr, Park Police distance Trump from clearing of protesters
"The head of the U. S. park police and the U. S. Attorney General are denying allegations by house Democrats that the action at Lafayette square on June first was a test run for the deployment of federal agency forces against protesters nationally the head of the U. S. park police Gregory Monahan is denying that his officers turned on protesters near the White House to clear the area for a photo event by president trump there is one hundred percent zero okay relation between our operation and the president's visit to the church appearing at the same hearing major item to mark all of the Army National Guard told lawmakers he was surprised when park police officers certainly mobilized to drive hundreds of protesters from the square use of force against demonstrators the clearing operation was an unnecessary escalation Attorney General William Barr testifying in a different house hearing says the decision to clear protesters was independent of trump's photo op that's that had nothing to do with that Barr said the plan to move protesters from Lafayette square was solidified during an afternoon meeting with multiple agencies Jennifer king Washington
AG William Barr Testifies Before House Judiciary Comittee
"U. S. Attorney General William Barr testified before the House Judiciary Committee this past day, at least to the extent that he was allowed to bar faced a lot of questions, not that much time and answering about various decisions. Made by the Justice Department as Darryl Forges reports. Attorney General William Bar on Capitol Hill Tuesday for long awaited showdown with House Judiciary Committee. This is the edges first hearing before the committee, where he came under fire for the handling of several issues, including his involvement. And the prosecutions of two allies of President Donald Trump and his moved last month to oust US Attorney Jeffrey Berman. Democratic chairman, representative Jeffrey Nadler. On offense, you're 10 year has been marked by a persistent war against the department's professional corps. In an apparent attempt to secure favors for the President, William Barr, pushing back the president has not attempted to interfere in these decisions. On the contrary, he has told me from the start. He expects me to exercise my independent judgment. To make whatever call, I think is right. And that is precisely what I've done Bar also facing a barrage of questions from Democrats on his handling of the use of force against protesters in Lafayette Square protests in Portland and the issue of police brutality, But the attorney general again, pushing back saying monuments and federal buildings need to be protected. There is a need for law order. And police should not be demonized. I'm Darryl Forges reporting.
AG William Barr's Work In Expanded Use Of Federal Agents
"Spear, Attorney General William Barr and members of the House Judiciary Committee clashed today during it at times contentious hearing. Are coming under repeated attacks from Democrats who accused the Justice Department of doing President Donald Trump's bidding by intervening in high profile cases and sending federal agents in the
William Barr Vigorously Defends Federal Law Enforcement Response to Protests During House Testimony
"Attorney General William Barr is defending the administration's crackdown against protesters. BAR says George Floyd's killing by Minneapolis police was horrible by the rioters and anarchists have hijacked legitimate protest defending deployments of federal agents to Portland, Oregon and elsewhere. It's his first appearance before the House Judiciary Committee. You have aided and abetted the worst failings of the president, Chairman Jerry Nadler says bars subverted the Justice Department and acted as president. Trump's watchdog bar says he's acted independently. Soccer Megane
Democrats seek to shame Barr over politics at the Justice Department
"Attorney General William Barr clashed with House Democrats. Of political interference in the Justice Department. Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler in your time in the department, you have aided and abetted the worst failings of the president are defended himself against accusations that he has intervened in high profile cases, including the sentencing of longtime Trump Advisor Roger Stone. The president has not attempted to interfere in these decisions. On the contrary, he has told me from the start. He expects me to exercise my independent judgment and that is precisely what I've done. Theater knee general also defended the decision to send federal agents to several U. S. Cities amid ongoing protests against racial
AG William Barr spars with House Democrats over federal agents in Portland
"Attorney General William Barr delivered a full throated defense of federal officers response to protesters in Portland. Since when is it okay to try to burn down a federal court? Is that okay? Democrats accused bar of using federal officers to help the president look tough on crime President wants footage for his campaign is and you appear to be serving it up to him as ordered. In most of these cities, the protests had begun to wind down before you marched in and confront the protesters. George Boyd's death under the knee of a police officer sparked the protests. But the nation's top law enforcement officer These police are not the problem Bar also defending the decision to clear Lafayette Square of protesters on June 1st Lafayette Square, of course, right in front of the White House. It is a fact that the park police reported and I saw myself projectiles being thrown. From that crowd, so I did not consider them peace away. And in a different hearing today, the acting chief of the U. S. Park police, Gregory Monahan, told a different house panel. His out. Officers acted with what he calls tremendous restraint moving those journalists and those
US Attorney General defends deploying federal agents to Portland
"Today accused the attorney general of formatting fear In order to help President Trump's reelection. Fielding questions that the House Judiciary Committee attorney General William Barr, says federal law enforcement is needed in places like Portland, Oregon to protect federal buildings under daily attack. We're on the defense, it's we're not out looking for trouble, Bar, says local police and some jurisdictions heir failing to provide enough protection. But committee chairman Democrat Jerry Nadler says federal agents are being used as political props. There is no precedent for the Department of Justice to actively seek out conflict with American citizens. Bars is peaceful protests have been hijacked by violent rioters.
Before House committee, AG Barr defends aggressive federal response to protests
"Attorney General William Barr is defending the federal response to protest in Portland and other cities. NPR's Carrie Johnson has been monitoring today's contentious House Judiciary Committee hearing. Chairman Jerry Nadler of New York, says federal agents are going after protesters to help the Trump campaign promote a law and order message. Democrats say the crowds are largely peaceful and filled with parents and military veterans. Of the attorney general says attacks on a federal courthouse in Portland are the real assaults on Justice Bill Bar says there have been multiple attempts to set the building on fire. Federal prosecutors in Portland charge 22 people with violence there last weekend. The attorney general's been clashing with Democrats who say he's working to protect the president. Bar maintains he's acting independent of the White House, even in cases involving longtime Trump
Barr testifies before House Judiciary Committee
"November election of major topic for attorney General William Barr, testifying today before the House Judiciary Committee. Among the topics address Tuesday, President Trump's Tweeted claims that the 2020 election will be quote rigged as attorney general of the United States. Do you believe that this 2020 presidential election will be rigged? I have no reason to think it will be far did say, however, that he believes there is a high risk that widespread mail in voting could lead to fraud. The Trump campaign has decried vote by mail expansion efforts amid the Corona virus pandemic.
Barr condemns 'rioters' in much-anticipated House testimony
"Attorney General William Barr is forcefully defending the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest around America Barr says George Floyd's killing by Minneapolis police was horrible but it has little to do with scenes playing out across the nation violent rioters and anarchists have hijacked legitimate protests bar says the justice department obligated to protect the American people and property defending deployments of federal agents to Portland Oregon and elsewhere it's his first appearance before the house Judiciary Committee which last year voted to hold him in contempt you have aided and abetted the worst failings of the president chairman Jerry Nadler says bars subverted the justice department and acted as president trump's watchdog bar says he's acted independently following the rule of law and not the president's whims Sager mag ani Washington
Barr testifies before House Judiciary Committee
"This morning, Attorney General William Barr testifies and takes questions from members of the House Judiciary Committee Bar is expected to be asked about the prosecution of Michael Flynn. The pardon for Roger Stone. How the Bureau of Prisons has handled the pandemic for prisoners, the use of federal forces in US cities and who made the call to clear Lafayette Square prior to the president's photo op in front of ST John's Episcopal Church
Barr set to make first-ever appearance before House Judiciary Committee, expected to talk about ‘Russiagate’
"Attorney General William Barr expected. You speak his mind today when he makes his first appearance before the Democrat controlled House Judiciary Committee, referring to what he calls the bogus Russia Gate scandal Bar will condemn what he terms it's grave abuses. The A G also calls the assault on the federal courthouse and federal officers in Portland, Oregon, and assault on the government of the United States.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on Verdict with Ted Cruz
"If they can silence the president if they can silence media outlets. What hope does an ordinary citizen have? May Look the president at least has a pretty big megaphone. Even if they do silence him true, he doesn't have difficulty being heard. How about the rest of us, and and and and the absolute brazenness of it. another example from this week, Google. When after the FEDERALISTS, conservative media outlet, call them up and said okay our problem. It's actually not with your content. They said we're GONNA to monetize you. Because, there's some comments on your comments. Section that objectionable I don't know if they identified the comment, so they're gonNA. They're gonNA. Take this news organization off of the advertising platform which. The advertising would allows the news organization to exist. If you kick them off your bankrupting the news, it is doing exactly that is sucking the oxygen out, and you know a quick perusal of liberal website show a bunch of them have comment sites, and you can find all sorts of obnoxious and offensive comments on on the liberal websites. They're not imposing that on them. And here's this is an interesting development actually for the DOJ investigation. One place you find comments. Youtube now youtube is a wholly owned subsidiary of Google. It's an incredibly profitable subsidiary of Google. I guarantee you can go right now. Today on you to take a look at the comments and you will find racist. You will find profane. You will find offensive comment all over Youtube, and that's just what they write to us. This is what they say about us. Imagine all the other, and Google is not imposing those terms on its wholly owned youtube, but is instead using it, and this is where the censorship and free speech issues intersect with antitrust laws because their monopoly power, imposing differential standards on their competitors, than they are on their own wholly owned subsidiary. And and. Also just think of the hypocrisy. The point that these big companies are saying is look. We shouldn't be held responsible for third party content on our website, so youtube says if people say things that are defamatory on our website. We shouldn't be held accountable for that because it. It's good to have this kind of form for people to come in. And yet when someone comes in on their website. They're saying the rules that we want apply to us. Don't apply to you. You're responsible for what's on your comments. Section, right? It's hard to have those both that shirt time. Senator you mentioned the autonomous zone before Mr. Attorney General I would like to ask you about that, but perhaps I should instead ask the secretary of state because the zones in Seattle in Washington DC. They've declared themselves fully autonomous separate from the United States as a legal matter. How does the DOJ look at such a claim? Obviously they're not separate from the United States. There are a bunch of agitators who have planted themselves in the middle of Seattle and our bullying the people who live there in the businesses that are there and the Seattle. Government is not protecting its people. It's not enforcing. It's not it's not protecting the federal rights of the citizens. and. The police do not seem to be enforcing the law there, but of course this is another question that has come up on the show quite a bit this matter of police reform. It's talked about from the question of police on the ground I'd like to talk about it from a higher level particularly in your role when people talk about corruption in the DOJ. I am reminded of your predecessor Loretta. Lynch who sat on the.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on Verdict with Ted Cruz
"As riots, vandalism, and even all out autonomous zones combined with calls to defend the police. We sit down with the nation's top cop attorney. General William Barr this verdict with Ted Cruz? Welcome back verdict with Ted. Cruz I'm Michael, Knowles we get to the attorney general and just one second, but first I want to thank all of you who have listened and watched the show. We've now hit over ten million views. That is more than I think. We thought was going to happen. So thank you so much. If you haven't already please go over to apple podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. Leave a five star review. Review and subscribe now wherein a new location today not our usual studio senator. You have brought a friend. Thank you, Mr Attorney General for being here, you know. The news broke just moments ago that you will testify before the House Judiciary Committee next month, so we are honored that you would sit down with us I and very much appreciated I wanna get right into this. Obviously, there's so much going on, and it occurs to me. We have a man who writes the laws. We have the man who enforces the laws, and we have popular calls for utter lawlessness in the country. How do we restore order? Well it's going to. It's going to take both state and local government as well as federal government. Federal Government is best positioned to address this kind of violence and lawlessness after it occurs because we don't have FBI agents walking the beat. and in fact when when the real violent started around may twenty fifth six and so forth. we started using our joint terrorist task forces around the country and there thirty five of them around the country it involves all state and local jurisdictions all the federal agencies and it's the system we designed to follow terrorists, and now they are starting to go full bore cranking out investigations indictments against the people who are involved in this violence so we've had scores of indictments already from for such things as arson destruction of federal property, things like that and we. We have right now about five hundred investigations underway, so it's picking up pace, and we are committed to holding accountable. The people engaged in this, but we still have to try to stop it before it happens, and that's where the burden is right now on state and local and in many places. They're not stepping up to the plate there. They're not doing their job, so I know it's early, but but how much indications are y'all saying of coordination planning rather than spontaneous acts of violence, right? We are we are seeing Strong evidence of of coordination and many of these violent. Episodes. From the mentally what you have here is you have demonstrators. Some of them go there with the intent of demonstrating, but you have a group of provocateurs agitators, sometimes a significant group that tried to convert those into violent activity and They seem to be very well coordinated when they show up a number of Moore associated with the movement called Antiga, but they go by various names, but frequently anarchistic. They WANNA tear down..
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA
"CBS news on the hour your home for original reporting I'm so I'm not seeing a president trump surging Minnesota officials to get tougher with protesters who were destroying property and looting he says by doing that political leaders in Minnesota would be honoring the memory of George Floyd the African American man who died after being pinned to the ground by a white policeman the day of demonstrations in Chicago Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti's imposing a curfew to try to head off a repeat of the violence the city saw last night everybody has to be responsible for owning this moment what do you wear a badge or whether you hold a sign I'm asking all of Los Angeles to take a deep breath and a step back for a moment CBS news correspondent for gays in Minneapolis as some of the violence apparently is not home grown federal and state officials now have a better idea of who may be behind Attorney General William Barr the voices of peaceful protest are being hijacked by violent radical elements investigators are pointing to white supremacist organizations and far left wing extremist groups as being responsible for some of the violence there's been widespread looting and arson there have also been violent clashes with law enforcers CBS news correspondent Skyler Henry says Nassau and eagle on musk have made some space history the moon SpaceX falcon nine rocket launch Saturday from the Kennedy Space Center opened a new frontier in space travel it's the first time a private company the lan musk's SpaceX has launched astronauts in a commercially built spacecraft to veteran astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are on a nineteen hour trip to the international space station president trump and vice president pence view the departure from the Space Center in Florida you feel the shake over here it's pretty pretty amazing a beautiful sight a beautiful ship to highway.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio
"Attorney General William Barr to resign by more than eleven hundred former federal prosecutors and justice department officials triggered by Mars intervention to lower recommendations sentencing for Roger stone a long time friend of the president White House counselor kellyanne Conway today on fox news Sunday said that Mr trump defends the she defends him the present I state has not Astor directed his Attorney General privately to do anything in any criminal matter including large so number two he works hand in glove with the Attorney General as we all are privileged to do on any number of matters that affect this country democratic presidential candidate and senator any club a sharp questions the attorney general's per view on the executive branch thank real bar for his confirmation hearing time and time again he would voice this belief and expanded executive power well how far did that go and that's what we need to find out which are on CBS's face the nation CBS news updates hi I'm Gerry nam CBS when you need to know turn to CBS news radio the new more powerful U. S. B. I'm Brian Cooley from scene in search of the next big thing I know you're fed up with new cables and connectors to make the ones you have obsolete but U. S. BPD or power delivery might be the last one you deal with for a very long time first it's a really fast data connection capable of connecting even a big hi res monitor or a fast external hard drive with the it does that largely through a U. S. B. C. connection which we've had for a while the one that has the plugins never upside down but U. S. B. PD can do more with that plug to provide a lot of power unlike previous U. S. B. attack it could even power that big monitor that also provides data to more importantly that means it could really fast charge your phone or your laptop or your tablet and they can charge in either direction connect the low charge device to one that.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK
"This agreement could lead to an end to America's longest war now in its nineteenth year all three sides have agreed to a seven day reduction in violence and at the end of that seven day reduction of violence if it holds and that's a big if then ten days later there would be negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban about the way ahead in Afghanistan if all of that goes as planned then you could see a significant reduction in the number of US troops in Afghanistan reduced by about four thousand down to eighty five hundred US troops fox is Jennifer Griffin at the Pentagon what is significant and what is different about this set of peace talks between the Taliban and the U. S. envoy is that the Afghan government is agreeing to be a part of talks with the Taliban defense secretary mark asper insisting the UMass will not agree to any peace agreement or troop withdrawal that would put our homeland at risk he authorize the F. B. I.'s Russia probe federal prosecutors declining to George the F. B. I.'s former deputy director Andrew McCabe closing the justice department's your long criminal investigation into whether McCabe lied about giving a subordinate permission to share information with a newspaper reporter back in twenty sixteen McCabe was fired in twenty eighteen a day before he would have been eligible for a full government pension he filed a lawsuit over that claiming his firing was politically motivated the D. C. U. S. attorney's office making the call on the Cape Attorney General William Barr urging president trump to keep some of his opinions to himself and.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on KTLK 1130 AM
"Attorney General William Barr has agreed to testify to the house Judiciary Committee about the agency's decision to reduce its sentencing recommendation for Roger stone a former political adviser to the president the reduction came after the president tweeted criticism of the initial suggested sentence of nine years two senators are now calling for bars resignation others in Congress calling for an investigation into what role the president may have played in that change former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie of all of it telling the institute for the study of diplomacy of diplomacy at Georgetown University the trump administration is holding up the state department we need a bigger S. department of state but right now the state department is in trouble senior leaders lacked policy vision moral clarity and leadership skills a lot of it was recalled from her posted kia by the trump administration and later told a house committee hearing there was a concerted campaign waged against her a verdict handed down yesterday in the case of an intruder arrested last spring at the president's resort in Florida a jury in west Palm Beach Florida rules that a fifty six year old Chinese woman is not guilty of trespassing at Mar a Lago president trump's private club in a state the jury did staging Lou was guilty of resisting arrest however Lou testified she paid a Chinese guide to drop her off at various South Florida locations and that a language barrier prevented her from understanding the security officers orders to leave the property lose case was the second in twenty nineteen to involve a Chinese national caught trying to enter Mar a Lago she now faces deportation Evan brown fox news attorneys for the man accused of killing twenty two people at an el Paso Texas Walmart last year of entered a not guilty plea on his behalf be half the federal hate crimes charges gunfire inside a Walmart store last night in mobile Alabama police say two men shot.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on KOMO
"Attorney General William Barr under scrutiny by lawmakers today Democrats and some Republicans questioning what led barge override DOJ prosecutors and lower the recommended sentence against president trump's friend Roger stone it happened after tweets where the president called the sentence a miscarriage of justice democratic senator Richard Blumenthal blasting Attorney General William Barr Attorney General William Barr ought to be ashamed and embarrassed and resign after Roger stone sentence was reduced to president trump wrote on Twitter quote congratulations to Attorney General bill Barr for taking charge of a case that was totally out of control and perhaps should not have even been brought in as the liquid terror ABC news Washington also on Capitol Hill resolution to limit president trump's ability to take military action against Iran without congressional approval expected to pass the Senate tomorrow with bipartisan support senator Susan Collins of Maine joined senators from both sides of the aisle to say that only Congress has the authority to declare war although the president as commander in chief has the power to lead and defend our armed forces and to respond to imminent attacks no president has the authority to command our military to is sustained conflict lawmakers have been pushing to rein in the president's war powers after U. S. drone strike in itself be running a general nearly sparked a major conflict well even after New Hampshire Iowa is still counting votes the campaigns of senator Bernie Sanders and former south bend mayor Pete booted judge requested a re canvas of eighty five I will precincts sites the I. would Democratic Party says the re campus will begin Sunday and take about two days with one hundred percent of the precincts reporting booted judge has fourteen estimated national delegates compared to twelve for Sanders Ribeiro ABC news you're listening to ABC news stay informed como mid day good afternoon come on whose time one oh two until the fansites with our top stories from the couple twenty four seven news center a legal victory for Tim Eyman and his thirty dollar card tabs initiative come was Jeff postal is live with more on today's ruling well the decision came from king county judge Marshall Ferguson whom I am and repeatedly said was incapable of giving him a fair hearing because Ferguson was appointed by Jay Inslee and works for it the county that is challenging initiative nine seven six but today Ferguson sided with I am in rejecting all but two of those legal challenges the preliminary injunction though remains in effect is the two arguments continue to be heard voters approved thirty dollar card tabs last November but several cities and counties sued saying it would get transportation budgets today's ruling of course came from a lower court and ultimately it is likely the state Supreme Court that's going to have the final say at the update does Jeff postal accompanies the latest proposal to tax Seattle's biggest companies to pay for housing would raise an estimated three hundred million dollars a year couples Ryan Harris tells us it's sponsor claims it's a small price to pay for wealthy corporations council member Kshama so once a she's keeping a promise to her socialist movement with this tax which he says will be just.
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"Station Penton Wesley's time eight thirty three he was Attorney General William Barr confirms that the justice department has been receiving information from Rudy guiliani the president's personal attorney about his operation in Ukraine guiliani has been vocal about his efforts to investigate the bidens bar says the department has an obligation to have an open door to anybody who wishes to provide information or a lot of agendas in the Ukraine there lot of cross currents and we can't take anything we receive from the Ukraine at face value he says special precautions have been put in place to ensure that guiliani's information is carefully scrutinized New York City congressman and house judiciary chair Jerry Nadler has sent a letter to bar demanding details of the arrangement with guiliani Wednesday's time eight thirty for president trump has submitted his proposed budget correspondent and it's still a choir to has more from Washington residents four point eight trillion dollar budget plan for twenty twenty one wants to and to the annual deficit after fifteen years it proposes to cut non defense spending foreign aid and social safety net programs mod the same time asking for slightly more money for the Pentagon Democrats in Congress are expected to reject the plan the proposed cuts are for the children's health insurance program or chip Medicare snap benefits and funding for the cleanup of toxic Superfund sites when it's time eight thirty five governor Cuomo's office says one corona virus test remains pending after twenty two cases statewide came back negative the pending cases here in the city there have been no confirmed cases of corona virus in New York China says more than one thousand people have now died from the virus the daily death toll topping one hundred in China for the first time since the outbreak erupted the solar orbiter has embarked on its voyage to get first of its kind photos over earth star the joint collaboration between NASA and the European Space Agency plans to be the first ever mission to provide images of the sun's north and south poles using six specialized instruments having a visual understanding of the sun's polls is expected to provide more insight about the sun's powerful magnetic field and how it affects earth it'll take the orbiter about two years to reaches orbit around the sun with gravity assists from earth and Venus to help swing the space craft out of the ecliptic plane so we can study the sun's polls from above and below solar orbiter will work in tandem with NASA's Parker solar probe currently orbiting the sun on a seven year mission I'm Scott Kerr goodbye one armed bandits hello no touch slot machines Atlantic city's hard rock casino has unveiled remote controlled slot machines that exist inside the casino but which are entirely activated in played by gamblers over the internet the casino says they are the first of their kind anywhere forty four degrees now cloudy in New York we are going down to forty two in mid town.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on Fresh Air
"Much for speaking with US thank you. David Rhodes Story About William Bars in the January twentieth edition of The New Yorker and and at New Yorker Dot com coming up TV critic David B. and Cooley Review Star Trek Picard starring. Sir Patrick Stewart which premieres tonight on CBS. It's all access this is fresh air support for NPR comes from whyy presenting the podcast. Eleanor amplified an adventure series. Kids I love here reporter. Eleanor Atwood crafty villains and solve mysteries as she travels the globe to get the big story available where you get podcasts or at whyy try Y DOT Org. Hi It's Terry Gross inviting you to check out our new online archive collecting forty years of fresh air interviews and reviews. You can hear my interviews with people like David Bowie aretha Franklin Johnny Cash. John Updike Tony Morrison Search for names. You're interested in make a playlist for yourself. Her friends at fresh Air Archive Dot Org. That's fresh air archive dot org. CBS All access the online streaming service of CBS has his already tapped into the Star Trek fan base once by presenting a spin off series star trek discovery. Now about to start its third season but this week. CBS It's all access doubles down by launching a New Star Trek series. One that hearkens back to the original series I tv spin off star Trek. The next generation this new show premiering today is called star. Trek Picard and features the actor and character at the center of the Next Generation Patrick Stewart as Captain Shaun Luc Picard Our TV critic. David Cooley has this review Lou and that me bud blue.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on Fresh Air
"He's talked about the executive branches the most effective branch of the government and that when the United States has has faced you know major threats even existential threats from the civil war to the Great Depression. Two World War Two. He feels that the executive branch is what has responded most cost-effectively and and really saved The United States Many people disagree with that view. But you know he he feels that you need a decisive Individual with a democratic mandate you know elected by the people the United States that can act decisively that the legislative branch is sort of two divided and judicial additional branches to to slow To kind of respond in a decisive ways that are needed to defend the country right. That's an argument for efficacy. Is there a constitutional institutional argument as well. I mean is this what the founders intended. Well this is this great debate and we'll talk about what's happening today but many people say no You know Donald IRA who was a you know a deputy attorney general Also in the Bush administration you know told me that Bars views on presidential power are chilling and deeply really disturbing Laurence tribe a Harvard professor. Some would say left leaning. You know he said that if bars views of executive power you know take hold old will have a chief executive who is more powerful than king billboard grew up Catholic. He's remained a committed Catholic all his life. A man of faith. Is there evidence that this has affected his judgements or justice department policies or his religious convictions reflected in policy moves made made by the department. I think it's very important that you know to let his faith private and and it's hard for me to say it's impossible to say you know whether it's impacts impacts His thinking he does Support and the Justice Department filed briefs pushing for government tuition reimbursements to go to religious schools. There's a couple of states those have been filed and He supports that in his speech at Notre Dame he talked about religious education being a really important in cure for social ills. He felt that religion was more effective at ending though social ills than government intervention and. You know there's divides in the Catholic Church. You know there are liberal Catholics. WHO disagree with that they're conservative Catholics? Who supported and so? It's hard to say but he does back taxpayer funding being of of religious schools. And he's a very strong opponent of abortion. Rights see supports the overturning Roe V. Wade you also noted that when he was attorney any general under George Herbert Walker Bush that he had some strong views on the nature of crime and the criminal justice system and there was a religious element to that too wasn't wasn't there Bartok's publicly about morality and the need for religion is in his speech at Notre Dame he said that for democracy to survive many he people needed to be Observant that religion would cause people to follow a moral order and the law and act properly and uphold democracy. Many eight people were offended by that. They said that you know the founding fathers talked about separation in charge that you don't need to be religious to participate in democracy you you can be an atheist and then there was a separate Statement he gave a nineteen ninety-five symposium where he spoke about violent crime and he argued that the root cause of crime was not poverty but immorality morality He said violent crimes caused not by physical factors such as not enough food stamps in stamp program but ultimately by moral factors and again and liberals sort of find this offensive they find it sort of preaching and worries them that there's this sort of message. They contend that you have to be religious to sort of be a you know properly functioning member of society or that that there's sort of a a a message being sent That violates the bedrock doc American separation of church and state. The you should be free to follow any religion you wish and free to follow no religion. bars ars defenders. Say He's he's just expressing. His views and liberals are overreacting to what he has said. We're GONNA bar came into the trump administration After the president fired jeff sessions but before he was appointed. He sent this pretty. Well publicized. Now Nineteen Page legal memo to Rod Rosenstein Rosenstein the Deputy Attorney General about the Muller Investigation. What did it say it said that the president can only be guilty of obstructing directing justice if he does a handful of a very severe things such as destroying evidence or clearly and openly pressuring a witness to lie and many people feel that the message of the memo which he submitted before he was nominated was that he would defend trump and trump was furious? Jeff sessions because because he felt he wasn't kind of reining in the Mueller investigation and trump famously. Said where is my Roy. Cohn I want my Roy Cohn and that's a reference to this very famous Amos New York lawyer who was in a senator McCarthy during McCarthyism in the sixties when many people were questioned unfairly about being communists. But it's this kind of no olds bar You know fight for your client attack your opponent's approach that law that Roy Cohn embodied that trump was sort of looking for he wants an attorney general who functions as his fighter his advocate. And you know the story says you know he wants an attorney general. That's going to be his his sword and shield right. Did trump have much of a relationship relationship with Barbie for this was the bar supporter or contributor to trump He wasn't he actually barmaid. Many donations to mainstream Republicans bar back act Jeb Bush in the primaries but he quickly turned around on trump. He you know bar felt that the media was critical of trump. that the left sort of overreacted to trump's chiefs win and so there's a sense that bar kind of Goes into this job. Because he sees the presidency being weakened he sees the Mueller investigation in as like deluding presidential power and again he believes it's critical for the country to have a strong president He also believes the Justice Department is sort of Being weak and so so I I got the sense from people close to bar that he's you know more loyal to the presidency And these beliefs he has and I think he's a clear supporter president trump. But but he is. He's working for his view of of what the constitutional system should be rather than you know solely out of personal loyalty to Donald Trump. I was Gonna ask what you heard from people who know bar about this memo. I mean it's no small thing to write this nineteen page memo that. Nobody asked for did people's see this as I dunno driven by ambition or is it his principal belief that things were going the wrong direction so his friends said it was his principal belief that things are going in the wrong direction and he had to you know step in and he was at the end of his career and he could. Do you know what he felt was right. And and then there's others it said it was. He wanted to get back in the game that it was a clear signal to the president and the trump administration That he would defend the president from anything Muller IT WAS GONNA do trump points William bar think. He says he was my top choice from day. One or words to that effect When Bart takes over the Justice Department you write that morale was low in part because president trump had required the justice department to defend contorted legal positions like what the trump legal agenda is farther right than the Reagan administration are sort of any Or the George W Bush administration has taken and One of the striking things is that the Justice Department under president trump and under bar There was several automakers that made an agreement to to reduce their emissions with the state of California. The trump bar justice department immediately announced an antitrust investigation against those automakers because because privately White House officials saw this agreement as a PR stunt that was you know out to embarrass the administration. And that's just one example of this extraordinary use of the justice this department to sort of attack companies corporations that are seen as enemies by the White House and this is very different from a private sector that the Reagan administration you know believed in unfettered capitalism. You you wouldn't create an antitrust investigation to attack company. You know you let it do its business yes And that's what's so different about the trump era David Road story about William Bars in the January twentieth edition of The New Yorker and at New Yorker Kerr Dot com after a break. He'll talk about bars. Handling of the mother. Report and the whistleblower complaint about President Trump's phone call to the president of Ukraine also so TV critic David B. and Cooley Reviews Star Trek Picard starring. Sir Patrick Stewart I'm Dave Davies and this is fresh air support for this podcast and the following message come from University of Maryland Global Campus Make Twenty twenty the year. 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"attorney general william barr" Discussed on Fresh Air
"From whyy in Philadelphia. This is fresh air. I'm Dave Davies in for Terry Gross. Today a look at president trump's controversial attorney general. William Bar veteran journalist. David Road says bar is trump's most feared criticized and effective cabinet member in a piece in the New Yorker Road explores bars long held conservative Riveta values and is longstanding commitment to expanding presidential power a principal now being tested as the impeachment trial unfolds in the Senate yet again. We're having this great debate. About how much power should the president have. How much power should congress have to investigate? The president's conduct and bar isn't directly involved in the trial but his is broad support. His philosophical support for a stronger presidency is clearly helping trump also TV critic. David Bean Cooley reviews star. Trek Picard. Starring Sir Patrick Stewart it premieres tonight on CBS. All access support for this podcast comes from the Neubauer family foundation supporting. WHYY's wise fresh air and its commitment to sharing ideas and encouraging meaningful conversation. President trump fired his first attorney. General Jeff sessions after complaining. Planning sessions had failed to protect him from a special council investigation in his replacement current attorney. General William Bar. Trump has a fierce advocate an article for the New Yorker magazine. Our guest veteran journalist. David Road says bar has acted as trump's political sword and shield presenting sanitized. Summary of special counsel Robert Muller's findings to the public and launching his own investigation into the FBI's probe of the trump campaign's possible ties to Russia. And the the intelligence community assessment that Russia intervened and the two thousand sixteen election in his Article Road Explores the roots of bars conservative values and his longstanding longstanding commitment to expanding the powers of the Presidency David wrote is a longtime investigative journalist. He's now executive editor for news at New Yorker worker DOT com. He's written a book in deep the FBI the CIA and the truth about America's deep state which will be published in April his his article about William Bar Appears in the January twentieth edition of the magazine and is available on New Yorker Dot Com. Well David Road welcome back to fresh air. You say in this piece. That William Bar is the most feared criticized at effective member of trump's cabinet. But it's clear from your piece that his fervent advocacy on a lot of these issues isn't new that he has firm convictions about law and politics that date back decades you write about an address he gave at Notre Dame last fall which you say was a case for ideological warfare What was his message his message as you know there are various ones but the key one was that he felt that organized religion in the United States was under assault? And I think you know there are many Americans Who are our religious that feel this way he talked about sort of the? There's a combination of the Hollywood elite In the mass media Sort of attacking jacking people. That are of faith I you know many Americans would disagree with that and say that that point was exaggerated. But it's a it was a sort of a of a A theme Trumpian theme of kind of being under siege That conservatives are under siege and under assault and a theme of also so of Grievance so it was more a decorous than you know frankly. President trump speaks but he was sort of hitting the same The same points and pushing the same buttons. It's clear that bars convictions. Our long-held they go way back tell us a bit about his family life. So bar grew up on the upper west side of Manhattan Hatton. Both of his parents taught at Columbia different points in their career His mom was also an editor at redbook magazine and his father was a headmaster of Dalton. Sort of an elite private school school He went to Horace Mann which was a an elite private school as well in New York and this was in the middle of the Vietnam era and he was then at that point is life absolutely convinced in one thing and that is at the present. United States should have total authority to respond to threats to the United States and he debated I talked it to some of his high school classmates. The balance of power you know Congress versus the president and their dishes airy and even at that point as a teenager bill bar was like the president needs the authority to act unilaterally and foreign affairs he supported the war in Vietnam and he believed that passionately then and to this day. He is a an aggressive arrested supporter of presidential power. He went to a parochial school as a kid the family were were were deeply committed Catholics. Right they were and he's an observant Catholic today and I you know. I don't think that's a major issue that sets his personal life and it's fine but he was very political even In in the parochial school. you know He. He told none That he wanted to vote for Richard Nixon when he was in elementary school and The non replied. You know I'll Apprai- for you then But that to his credit is the kind of courage of his convictions. He's always been willing to sort of speak out You know stand up for what he believes then. And he's been very very consistent throughout his life about what he's fighting for. He Goes College at Columbia. which must have been at the height of the student? Protest Movement did did his thinking drift left at all from that experience. I know from again. We heard his. He was sort of repulsed by this according to folks in him at the time time when Columbia students that have famously took over the main administration building He saw this as sort of chaotic and so while you know everyone else of his generation or many of the people of his generation are protesting the war he actually did internships at the CIA his father had served in the precursor to the CIA in World War. Two and you know young Bill Barr of graduates from Columbia. Doesn't internship at the CIA to Graduate School at Columbia as well in you know does is Chinese studies but his first job out of graduate school is actually at the CIA as an analyst about China so he becomes an analyst at the CIA. Okay then goes to law school and then find himself at the CIA as office of Legal Counsel and this is when George Herbert Walker Bush was director of the CIA. What kind kind of issues was the CIA confronting at that time? So they were. You know watching an classic power struggle on full between Congress and the President This is after Watergate of but there had been a congressional investigation of famous Senate Committee called Church Committee that had found decades of abuses by the CIA and the FBI. I where both organizations had spied on Americans they spied on Martin Luther King You know the FBI sent king false letters of the C. I. A. Spied Spied on John Lennon so there was an effort by Congress to enact all these laws restrict what the CIA was doing and they're sort of a great anecdote Where George TURBOT Walker Bush then the CIA director is testifying before Congress to congresswoman from New York famous one Bella Abzug Her male had been opened by the CIA for decades Geico because she had represented various people. Accuse them McCarthyism and so there was a law that Congress wanted to enact whereas would apologized. Every American who's letter had been an open by the agency. Bush testified against that at one point in the hearing he turns around and ask Bar this sort of young age in his late twenties for advice. How to answer a question question Bush takes bars advice. You know delivers the answer bar. Recommends and bars really struck by George H W Bush and impressed by him right he he. He then moves into the government in the Reagan White House. Reagan is elected Ronald Reagan in nineteen eighty. He becomes a White House. Deputy Assistant Director for Legal Policy Z.. And over the course of the Reagan administration the there were big issues about independent counsel investigations into government misconduct in-duct in part because of this huge scandal the Iran Contra scandal. You WanNa remind us what that was about and bars view of these issues Yeah it's the mid nineteen eighties the continuation of this same debate from the seventies about the balance of power between Congress and the President Congress had passed a law specifically banning the Reagan administration from aiding anti-communist rebels the contras in Nicaragua and the White House. began a secret effort to funnel money to those was guerrilla groups in Central America. They sold weapons to Iran. Partly in a way to try to get some American hostages free that were being held in Lebanon and then they use is the proceeds from the arm sales to fund the contras that became the Iran. Contra scandal it was completely illegal You know William Casey the CIA. I director ran this. He violated again. A law passed by Congress. Barring this aid there's a huge inquiry There's a you know a joint congressional committee that looks into it and there's these famous scenes of Oliver North Testifying he had you know. Run this this secret program that was illegal and north defiantly finally said the president and myself as his aid. We have to act unilaterally to defend the country and it's the same argument went over and over again after the Reagan administration. William Bar is actually appointed attorney general by George Herbert Walker Bush who wins the nineteen eighty eight election and this issue of special counsel investigations into this scandal. The secret arms sales the Iran Contra scandal affected a lot of people's lives What role did did borough play? What happened so near the end of the Bush administration and there was a lot of complaints that the special counsel who've been appointed to investigate iran-contra Lawrence Walsh was was overzealous and about a half dozen? People have been convicted acted or were awaiting trial and after Bush lost the nineteen ninety-two election to bill. Clinton Bush personally sort of blamed the special counsel and the Continuing Shadow Veron on Contra for hurting his re-election effort and Bush then pardoned about a half dozen of these former administration officials who've been convicted or awaiting trial under the Iran Contre Special Prosecutor bill very much supported that Ignoring special counsels fit his philosophy of executive power. He felt that the creation of a special process which came out of Watergate was dilution and a weakening of presidential power. He felt that inspectors general which are also these independent and Investigators that look for waste fraud and abuse created by Congress. They you know are as well. So bar supported these pardons But they are very controversial. It was seen as the major blow to Congress's power in essence these half dozen officials could violate a law Lied to Congress and get pardoned for it and and if there's going to be a sort of balance of power you know it's good for administration officials to fear lying to Congress into fear breaking laws. Yeah this this is. This is an interesting dispute here. And before he was attorney. General for President Bush. He headed the justice. Department's Office of Legal Counsel. You mentioned that he wrote a memo Komo on executive in congressional power that gives us a sense of what his logic here was. I mean doesn't the executive need some check on on its actions in speeches over the years..
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on News & Talk 1380 WAOK
"Motos going on Attorney General William Barr Aaron FBI deputy director David Bowditch are expected to announce today what actions the government will take over last month's deadly shooting at a Naval Air Station Pensacola a number of news organizations are reporting that more than a dozen Saudis serviceman serving at American military bases will be expelled from the US the men are not accused of helping the Saudi airforce lieutenant who killed three US servicemen and will debate all those going to training they reportedly are being thrown out of the country for connections to extremist rhetoric pull vesting child **** and failure to report alarming behavior by the gone before the shootings so they get what they wanted out we'll Saudi Arabia if they put about the country well because the of the Saudi Arabia kills service persons down in Pensacola yeah Hey you know some of the United you know how they do you know I got to tell you about some of the practices that are prevalent in the Middle East it a no hate but you know maybe they do little boy you know and if you don't believe me go with your own thing and I would make that up at any rate you should some American servicemen I'm sure probably in the thousands that not only have child pot **** but look at extremist websites of as whale did you know go you already know this is an alarming story you know because it is often suggested that the black women go ignored or on scene due to implicit bias in the American health care for sick care system such may have been the case according to the root for to.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"Listeners in the people's Republic of China always good to have all of you with me around the world that you you went inside the really factor dot com studio west coast heading back to the belt way today after having a great event last night at the Nixon library in Yorba Linda with animals that readers wow he is something if you if you see that coming up on C. span watch it they filmed it last night talking about his book sailing true north just a terrific time speaking about watching a beautiful day in the neighborhood is coming Friday November the twenty second Mister Rogers is none other than Tom Hanks in it say timely story of kindness trying thing over cynicism it's in theaters Friday November twenty second learn more it beautiful day dot movie all right learn more at beautiful day dot movie Hey this is an important day on Friday night Attorney General William Barr gave a speech I'm a play most of that speech today so that you can hear it is because they melt down on the left later in the show senator Tom cotton is joining me I'll be joined by Brian hook the US special representative for Ron senior policy adviser to secretary of state we're taking aggressive action against Iran where protester wracking the country pray for the people of Iran that they throw off this this thuggish radic regime that exports terror to its neighbors around the world but first you start domestically bill Maher went to the federalist society a group of mainstream center right lawyers judges teachers people who care about the constitution and he began his speech this way cut number one Jean thank you for that introduction but on the eighty fifth Attorney General and Chinese has come in very handy because I find that when you die the way when you read the congressional enactments from right to left they make a lot more sense than but a very funny I had lunch with them only once but he's very very funny then goes on to talk about the federal society president Reagan ed Meese cut number two the the guy I was trying to figure out what would be an appropriate speech the give here at the federalist society and I was having difficulty I thought the not Notre Dame speech had done so well I was just delivered gas but recognizing that the this year's annual convention is originalism the theme of it which is a fitting choice though though I I dare say it's not it's it's somewhat unoriginal for the the federalist society I say that because we all know that the federalist society has played historic role in advancing the principles of originalism and while other organizations have contributed over the years certainly the federalist society has been in the vanguard a watershed for the cause was the decision of the American people to send Ronald Reagan to the White House accompanied by his close adviser ed Meese and the cadre of others who were firmly committed to an original originalist approach to the law I was honored to work with ed and can cred in the in in the White House in the Reagan White House and I was also honored to be there several weeks ago in the oval office when president trump presented ed Meese with the presidential medal of freedom it was a big day Fred maze that was terrific he goes on to talk about the judges and what has been done in this presidency cut number three as president trump aptly noted over the course of his career ed Meese it's been among the nation's most eloquent champions for following the constitution as written and I'm also proud to serve as Attorney General for president trump who is taken up that torch in his judicial appointments that is true of his two outstanding appointments to the Supreme Court Supreme Court justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh and of the many superb appeals in District Court judges he has appointed many of whom are here this week and of the many outstanding digital nominees to calm many of whom are also here this would I wanted to choose a topic this afternoon for this afternoon's lecture that had an originalist angle and it will likely come as little surprise to this group that I've chosen to speak about the constitution's approach to executive power I deeply admire the American presidency as a political and constitutional institution I believe it is one of the great and remarkable innovations in our constitution and has been one of the most successful features of the constitution and protecting the liberties of the American people more than any other branch it has fulfilled the expectations of the framers that is a rather radical claim is going to expand on it by the way president trump is appointed not just two Supreme Court justices but forty six federal appeals court justices six more have been nominated will be confirmed a hundred and twelve federal District Court judges I think about a hundred more in line each is doing a great job president trump is bill Barr then focuses on the presidency that is given the power to nominate not to confirm but to nominate cut number four unfortunately over the past several decades we have seen the steady encroachment on executive authority by the other branches of government this process I think has substantially weakened the function of the presidency to the detriment of the nation and this afternoon I would like to expand a bit on these things first let me say a little about the frame what what the framers had in mind in establishing an independent executive in article two of the constitution the grammar school civics class version of our revolution is that it was a rebellion against monarchical terror in a and that in framing our constitution one of the pre occupations the main preoccupation of the founders was to keep the executive week this is misguided by the time of the glorious revolution of sixteen eighty nine an article power was effectively neutered and had begun its steady decline Harlem Menteri power was well on its way to soprano se and was effectively in the driver's seat by the time of the American revolution the patriots well understood that their prime antagonised was an overweening parliament indeed British tankers came to conceive of parliament as the very seat of sovereignty that was wrong and he explains bill Barr does last quote from this segment about the revolutionary era and the founders about the president to cut number five during the revolutionary era American thinkers who initially considered inaugurating a Republican form of government tended to think of the executive component as essentially an errand boy of a supreme legislative branch often the executive sometimes constituted as a multi member council was conceived as a creature of the legislature dependent on and subservient to that body whose sole function was carrying out the legislative will under the articles of confederation for example there was no executive independent of the legislative power things change by the constitutional convention of seventeen eighty seven to my mind the real miracle in Philadelphia that summer was the creation of a strong executive independent of and co equal with the other branches of government the consensus for a strong independent executive arose from the framers experience in the revolution and under the articles of confederation they had seen the war was almost Lawson was a bumbling enterprise because of the lack of strong executive leadership and under the articles of confederation they had been mortified by the inability of the states to protect themselves against foreign impositions or to be taken seriously in the international arena they also seeing that after the revolution too many states had adopted constitutions with weak executive overly subordinate to the legislature and where this had been the case governments have proven incompetent and tyrannical then we will come back after the break and continue with Attorney General William Barr speech heads exploding on the left over the fact that he argues for a strong presidency like the framers committed to when they put the constitution before the state ratifying convention that when it was indeed ratified have been weighing in ad then powered up in terms of power billboards fighting for a strong presidency this speech of persuasive state turn you've got a hearing updated news as it happens as well breaking news always come first here on the Hugh Hewitt show if and when news happens anywhere you'll hear it here first first hello this thanksgiving it's a beautiful day in this beautiful day for based on the true story of the friendship between Mister Rogers and a cynical journalist you love broken people like me sometimes we have to ask for help and that's okay starring Tom Hanks and Matthew Rees a beautiful day in the neighborhood rated T. 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"attorney general william barr" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio
"Of Jeffrey obscene suicide federal prosecutors in New York have shifted their focus to possible charges against anyone who assisted or enable him in what authorities say was his rampant sexual abuse of underage girls Attorney General William Barr warning that his office will go after anyone else involved in the crimes obscene faced correspondent bowling reports is death over the weekend will not stop legal action against his estate many of them are pursuing civil cases against abstains is state legal experts tell us that the government can actually help in that regard if they are able to seize assets Attorney General William Barr who insists and stresses that prosecutors will continue to go after any potential co conspirators anyone who may have helped esteem carry out these crimes if anyone else is charged they too can be targets for victims in more civil cases the New York City medical examiner's office has not yet released the results of Epstein's autopsy another day of chaos in Hong Kong is pro democracy demonstrators in the thousands are once again pro testing at the airport there flights have been taking off as the airport work through a backlog of canceled flights from yesterday some flights today those are still canceled we're learning more at this hour about a stabbing spree in Sydney Australia police say two women were stabbed one of them is died New South Wales police commissioner make fuller's spoke moments ago it is not a terrorist incident it is certainly a line after that if you start to have any links we have a forty one year old woman stepped inside the woman in her twenties who is deceased it was members of the public who helped subdue the suspect on the street until police arrived in California highway patrol officer is dead as well as the man police say shot him dozens of gunshots were fired near interstate two fifteen in riverside east of LA KCBS TV is Nicole Comstock says other officers were also hurt the CHP officers he shot we're in the process of impounding it when they allowed him to get his belongings and unfortunately he grabbed the rifle and started firing a professional photographer and a woman driving behind the trunk recorded a deadly gunbattle that followed when police and sheriff's deputies returned fire to take that man down a total of nine women have told the Associated Press they were sexually harassed by operas superstar Placido Domingo encounters that took place over three decades beginning in the late nineteen eighties to me go saying.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio
"Attorney general William Barr says he's come away with more questions and answers as you looks at the origin of the Russia election mentally investigation in recent interviews. He seems to suggest an abuse of power by governor investigators deputy attorney general rod Rosenstein, and FBI director Christopher Ray have both said that Russia investigation was appropriate and legal last week Ray distance themselves from bars use of the term spying. Will that's not the term, I would use the Justice Department's inspector general is also reviewing how the Russia investigation was handled. He's expected issue report as soon as this month. In other news today. Congress won't see us its power of the purse and block the Trump administration from diverting federal funds without its approval of battle over transferring billions of dollars to build a southern border wall has gone to court. The US house is urging a federal judge here in California, not to allow the transfer of money without Congress's approval. Twenty states are joining the house in the effort to block the money being moved both sides were questioned about the ability to challenge the transfers, the judge who is an Obama appointee did not say when he expects to issue, a ruling, Steve Futterman, CBS news, Los Angeles, WBZ news time, five thirty three military and civilian authorities continue to investigate a fighter jet crash in California, the jet went down punching a halter the roof of a warehouse, where workers were inside amazingly, no almost hurt their no seriously hurt, including the pilot pilot ejected moments before impact officials say warehouse sprinklers help prevent a large fire. With the area's still cordoned off and a nearby freeway.
"attorney general william barr" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Attorney general William Barr says he will deliver a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mola's Russia report by mid April. But has judiciary committee chairman Jerrold Nadler says in April second deadline, still stands House Democrats may subpoena. The report if it's not delivered by next week interest in Tuesday's elections appear to be picking up early voting numbers are up compared to the February election as of Thursday. The Chicago Board of election says over seventy five thousand people voted early over fifty nine thousand applied to vote by mail, Illinois. Congressman Dan Lipinski says since the Illinois EPA s the willowbrook stare genetics facility suspend operations it noticed. A dramatic drop off in levels of ethylene oxide a cancer causing gas. He's calling for the US EPA to update its national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants. And now WGN sports. Here's Kevin Powell. Can't Michigan state playing in its fourteenth Sweet Sixteen under coach Tom Izzo. Their NC double A tournament continues tonight when they face number three LSU. The winner moves on to face either. Topsy Duke Virginia Tech in the mid west region. Number one North Carolina taking on Auburn Houston. Plays Kentucky and last night Purdue advancing two elite eight after an overtime thriller ninety nine ninety four victory over Tennessee Boilermakers looking for their first final four in nearly forty years. They have to get past number one Virginia tomorrow, we know Lauren will be watching closely. She's a boilermaker bulls play not to have another heart attack bulls play tomorrow night Blackhawks wrapping up their three-game Pacific Division trip. Tomorrow when they visit Los Angeles hawks beat the sharks five four last night. They remain five points out of the wild card. We'll have the game here on WGN at nine White Sox falling to the royals in their season opener while the cubs offense got off to a hot start in a win over the Rangers cruising to a twelve four victory. They've both off today SOX play the royals tomorrow. Twelve forty here on WGN and.