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Trump claims ‘legal right' to order William Barr to do anything he wants

14 days ago   |   By New York Post

President Trump on Friday asserted he has the “legal right” to order Attorney General Bill Barr to do anything he wants in criminal cases handled by the Justice Department - a day after the nation's top law enforcement officer criticized the commander-in-chief's tweets. “‘The President has never asked me to do anything in a criminal...
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Trump ignores AG Barr's request to stop tweeting about DOJ

Trump ignores AG Barr's request to stop tweeting about DOJ

14 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

President Donald Trump on Friday ignored his attorney general's public request to stop tweeting about the Justice Department, saying he had the legal right to ask the agency to intervene in a criminal case, but he's so far "chosen not to."
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Trump Claims ‘Legal Right' to Interfere in Justice Dept. Cases

14 days ago   |   By NY Times

A day after the attorney general publicly rebuked him, President Trump rejected the tradition of an independent Justice Department.
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Trump tweets about Barr interview after AG complains about Trump tweeting

Trump tweets about Barr interview after AG complains about Trump tweeting

14 days ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump insisted in a tweet Friday that he has a "legal right" to demand that Attorney General William Barr intervene in a federal criminal case - just hours after the Justice Department chief asserted that Trump's social media posts "make it impossible for me to do my job."
"'The President has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case.' A.G. Barr," the president wrote , paraphrasing the attorney general's remarks in an interview with ABC News that aired Thursday.
But Trump added: "This doesn't mean that I do not have, as President, the legal right to do so, I do, but...
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Trump appears to escalate standoff with attorney general and Justice Dept., declaring on Twitter a ‘legal right' to influence criminal cases

14 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

In a morning tweet, the president said he has never asked his attorney general to do anything regarding a criminal case, but said he has ‘the legal right to do so.”
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