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Opinion: Barr's undermining of the election is downright dangerous

By repeating false and misleading statements about the potential for voter fraud and post-election violence, Attorney General William Barr has stepped out of his role as the nation's chief law enforcement officer and marred the 2020 elections. This parroting of President Donald Trump's unsupported rhetoric is irresponsible and dangerous, turning the job of the Department of Justice as the protector of voting rights on its head.

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Clyburn rebukes Barr's remark comparing lockdowns to slavery

House Majority Whip James Clyburn on Thursday slammed Attorney General William Barr for comparing coronavirus lockdowns in the US to slavery, saying the comments are "the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I've ever heard."

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'Incendiary hyperbole': Jon Meacham slams Barr's remarks

During an event at Hillsdale College, Attorney General William Barr suggested that the calls for a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus were the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties" in history "other than slavery."

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Barr brings DOJ to a dark new low

Just when it seemed that Attorney General William Barr couldn't degrade the Justice Department any further with efforts to protect President Donald Trump's political fortunes, Barr has found a new low.

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Analyst: Trump knowingly helping Russian attacks against US

CNN national security analyst Samantha Vinograd discusses the threat Russia poses to the US presidential election and says that recent comments by President Trump and Attorney General William Barr are harming democracy.

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Trump goes after his own FBI director

President Donald Trump on Thursday again attacked his own FBI director, whom he appointed, and pushed Attorney General William Barr to pressure the Justice Department's investigation of the Russia probe.

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