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Trump Nominates William Barr as Next AG

Phil Hall
Dec 07, 2018
President Trump has nominated former Attorney General William Barr to return to the leadership position at the Department of Justice

President Trump has nominated former Attorney General William Barr to return to the leadership position at the Department of Justice.
President Trump has nominated former Attorney General William Barr to return to the leadership position at the Department of Justice
 
Barr served as Attorney General for President George H.W. Bush from 1991 to 1993. After leaving the Bush Administration, Barr held several executive positions in the private sector and was of counsel in the Washington, D.C, office of the law firm Kirkland & Ellis.
 
If confirmed, Barr will replace Jeff Sessions, who was dismissed by President Trump last month. Matthew Whittaker, Sessions’ Chief of Staff, has been serving as Acting Attorney General following Sessions’ departure.

 
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Dec 07, 2018
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