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  • Who is Jeff Sessions’ replacement for Attorney General?

    President Trump has nominated William Barr to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions permanently. Watch Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle break down Barr’s previous work experience and why the president might have chosen him. Weighing in: NBC News Justice Correspondent Pete Williams and former DOJ Compliance Counsel Expert Hui Chen.
  • Trump nominates Bill Barr to replace Sessions as attorney general

    Donald Trump has announced that he is nominating William Barr as the permanent replacement for Jefferson Sessions as attorney general. The 68-year-old Barr previously served as attorney general under George H. W. Bush from 1991 through the end of the Bush administration. Barr originally became acting attorney general when then attorney general Dick Thornburgh resigned for a Senate run. Barr was later nominated for the job and approved for the position unanimously. He was regarded as someone of...
  • Former Attorney General And Ex-CIA Employee Top Trump Pick To Replace Sessions

    Former US Attorney General William Barr is President Trump's leading candidate to replace former AG Jeff Sessions as head of the Justice Department - a choice which may come within days according to the Washington Post.  If nominated, Barr would take over the Mueller Russia investigation for acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who has been in the position since Sessions' ouster on November 7.  Barr was noted as "an outstanding choice" by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who is likely to...

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