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William Barr said he would not carry out an order from Trump to fire Mueller without cause

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Attorney general nominee William Barr said Tuesday that if President Donald Trump asked him to terminate the special counsel Robert Mueller without cause, he would not carry out that order.
Barr also committed to providing Mueller with the resources, funding, and time needed to complete the FBI's Russia investigation.
When asked whether he would recuse himself in light of a controversial memo he wrote criticizing Mueller last year, Barr said he would seek the counsel of Justice Department ethics officials but did not commit to following their advice.
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William Barr says he wouldn't fire Robert Mueller without ‘good cause'

William Barr says he wouldn't fire Robert Mueller without ‘good cause'

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Attorney General nominee William Barr said he “would not carry out” an order from President Trump to fire special counsel Robert Mueller. “I would not carry out” an order to fire Mueller without “good cause.” Sen. Chris Coons said “assuming” there was no good cause. “I would not carry out that instruction,” Barr said Tuesday...
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