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Attorney General William Barr told ABC News in an exclusive interview that President Donald Trump has “never” asked him “to do anything in a criminal case.”
He also said his main priority is ensuring that he and the DOJ remain free from political interference or pressure.
His comments are intriguing, particularly given that Barr has repeatedly capitulated to Trump’s demands since taking over the top job at the DOJ as compared to his predecessor, Jeff Sessions, who shielded the Russia probe from political interference.
The attorney general has a long record of intervening in legal matters of interest to Trump and of parroting Trump’s conspiratorial language targeting his perceived political foes. Barr has also said he and Trump meet several times per week.
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Attorney General William Barr told ABC News in an exclusive interview that President Donald Trump has “never” asked him “to do anything in a criminal case.”

“I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody … whether it’s Congress, a newspaper editorial board, or the president,” Barr told the outlet. “I’m going to do what I think is right. And you know … I cannot do my job …read more


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