William Barr is "the president's hand – not the representative of the American people," Representative Adam Schiff warned.
""These reports, if true, raise profound new concerns that the Department of Justice under Attorney General William Barr has lost its independence and become a vehicle for President Trump's political revenge," Representative Jerry Nadler tweeted.
Attorney General William Barr reported to have opened investigation into special counsel's 2016 election review.
Barr was invoked on the July 25 call which, among other communications, prompted an intelligence community whistleblower to lodge a complaint against President Donald Trump.
Joe Scarborough said: "There's no place to run. There's no place to hide, baby. It's all on video, and Mulvaney yesterday did more to move the president toward impeachment than anybody has over the past, well, three years."
"I think we ought to be prepared to go all out on this," Congressman John Garamendi said.
"I have been deeply disappointed by what I've seen," Chuck Rosenberg said.
U.K. Home Secretary Priti Patel and AG Barr have sent an open letter to Facebook, requesting the platform rethink its plan to encrypt all messages posted to its website.
And who can we count on to protect the integrity of our election process? Certainly not Attorney General William Barr.
"The attorney general, the chief law enforcement officer of the United States of America, is not focused on keeping America safe. He's only focused on being Donald Trump's errand boy and chasing down conspiracy theories."
As a social conservative, Morrison has fast become one of Australia's top religious conservative politicians.
"If we can't agree on what is happening how can we decide what we should do about it?" Snowden said, defending his decision to leak NSA secrets.
Representative Madeleine Dean argued that officials should be expected to "avoid even the appearance of impropriety."
One of President Trump's staunchest critics, George Conway, dismissed the controversy over Attorney General Bill Barr's party as a "silly story."
"We are now learning of serious irregularities at this facility that are deeply concerning and demand a thorough investigation," the attorney general said of where accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was jailed.
"This is what we see in mob cases. It makes no sense," the Morning Joe host said.
The short answer is: not a whole lot — at least in the near future.
"Is there anything to defend with this guy? He beclowned himself again yesterday," Scarborough said on MSNBC's 'Morning Joe.'
"The line being drawn here makes no sense. This is very concerning," former federal prosecutor Mimi Rocah said.
"I am recused from that matter because one of the law firms that represented Epstein long ago was a firm I subsequently joined for a period of time," Barr told reporters on Monday.
The nation's top law enforcement official on Monday suggested that the former special counsel did not need to comply with a congressional subpoena.
"I love bagpipes to tell you the truth," Dobbs said. "And I love an attorney general who can do this."
Legal experts have suggested Barr's response has new significance in light of President Donald Trump saying he would take opposition research from a foreign government.
"It is almost unheard of for the Justice Department to release raw evidence to another entity so that the Justice Department can be second guessed," Andrew Napolitano said.
The Judiciary Committee says it's reached a long sought-after deal with the Justice Department to begin receiving underlying evidence from the Mueller report.
William Barr "thinks that he's a hero for helping to destroy the credibility of the DOJ," one user tweeted.
"I had the thought that my arrival this time felt a little bit, I think, like jumping into Sainte-Mère-Église," he said.
The nation's top law enforcement official and his DOJ legal team determined the president did not violate the law, going a step further in an interview to say that much of Mueller's legal analysis "did not reflect the views of the department."
"These facts that he laid out are so substantially similar to the matured allegations against Bill Clinton and Richard Nixon, it's clear where he was going," Andrew Napolitano explained.
"It was not anywhere as clear cut as Attorney General Bill Barr [characterized the report]," the political anchor said. "In fact, it was almost exactly the opposite, not clear cut."