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Former U.S. Attorney General William Barr Emerges as Leading Contender for His Old Job

12 days ago   |   By Time

William Barr, who served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, has emerged as a top contender for that job in President Donald Trump's Cabinet, two people familiar with the president's selection process said Thursday.
The appointment of a new attorney general would come at a precarious time as special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, which the department oversees, is showing signs of entering its final stages.
Trump is “very seriously considering” Barr, said one of the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because no decision has been announced, adding...
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Former U.S. Attorney General Barr may return to job: source

12 days ago   |   By Reuters

Former U.S. Attorney General William Barr, who served under former President George H.W. Bush, is the leading candidate for the job as a permanent replacement for Jeff Sessions, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
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Trump is reportedly looking to nominate George H.W. Bush's former attorney general to head up the Justice Department

Trump is reportedly looking to nominate George H.W. Bush's former attorney general to head up the Justice Department

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump is reportedly considering nominating William Barr to be attorney general following Jeff Sessions' controversial ousting.
Barr served as attorney general under former President George H.W. Bush.
This comes as the White House is under increasing pressure from special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian election interference.
President Donald Trump is reportedly considering nominating William Barr to be attorney general following Jeff Sessions' controversial ousting.
Barr, 68, is the president's top choice to lead the Justice Department, The Washington Post...
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Who is William Barr? Trump Reportedly Set to Appoint Former George H.W. Bush Attorney General to Replace Jeff Sessions

12 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Donald Trump is looking to replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was forced to resign from the position shortly after the midterm elections.
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Former U.S. Attorney General Barr may return to job: Washington Post

12 days ago   |   By Reuters

Former U.S. Attorney General William Barr, who served under former President George H.W. Bush, may soon return to the job, according to the Washington Post, which reported that he is the leading candidate for permanently replacing Jeff Sessions.
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