He defended use of force against Lafayette Park protesters last week prior to President Trump's St. John's Church photo-op.
The command structure may make no sense, but it's aimed at satisfying the demands of the Trump White House, a senior military official says.
Usually, DEA officers must keep enforcement activities to situations involving federal drug crimes, but now they can interrogate and arrest protesters.
President Donald Trump wants antifa to be declared a terrorist organization as the country grapples with violent protests.
The attorney general's comments echo those made by President Donald Trump in a tweet, and the mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota.
President Donald Trump's executive order threatening liability carve-outs for social media companies could have a ripple effect across the globe, experts say.
The lawsuit filed on behalf of the four Death Row prisoners says the addendum violates the Federal Death Penalty Act of 1994.
Romney and 25 Republican senators sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr demanding an investigation into Planned Parenthood's application that resulted in $80 million from the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program.
Despite their cries of "I'm rubber, you're glue," it is President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr who are violating the separation of powers in the case against Michael Flynn.
NBC News admits that it selectively edited a clip of Attorney General William Barr in a recent 'Meet the Press' episode.
More than 2,000 former Department of Justice staff have signed a letter criticizing how the Michael Flynn case has been handled.
A federal judge is now asking for outside opinions on whether the Justice Department should dismiss its case against Flynn for lying to the FBI about Russian communications.
President Trump has turned the Justice Department into a cesspool of cronyism.
Attorney General William Barr had previously announced his intention to seek out state-level COVID-19 restrictions that may be encroaching on constitutional protections.
The Attorney General told Fox News anchor Laura Ingraham that the debate about the malaria drug has been politicized.
Attorney General William Barr warned in March that people sitting on stockpiles of masks would "be hearing a knock on your door."
"There's a growing threat that cartels, criminals and other malign actors will try to exploit the situation," the president said.
Barr would be able to hold any American—man, woman or child—indefinitely, at his own discretion, without trial, and whether the case is related to COVID-19 or not. We don't need this to beat the pandemic.
"We are doing things to help in that regard America will again and soon be open for business," Trump said, "a lot sooner than the three or four months that somebody was suggesting."
Any lawyer who knows anything about federal sentencing knows that seven to nine years for a 67-year-old first offender for obstruction of Congress is grotesquely excessive.
"It looks to many present and former federal prosecutors that undue leniency was being afforded to a privileged, white friend of the president," Stuart Gerson wrote.
Attorney General William Barr is reportedly considering quitting his position over President Donald Trump's social media posts.
Trump has out-Nixoned Nixon. Barr has out-Nixoned Nixon's attorney general. And justice is too low a priority for the GOP to stand up to either of them.
Former Deputy Attorney General Donald Ayer called Barr's involvement in cases against Roger Stone and Michael Flynn only the "tip of the iceberg."
John Flannery is one of more than 2,000 former Department of Justice officials who have signed an open letter calling on the attorney general to resign.
The co-founder of an anti-Trump group wrote in a Washington Post op-ed that there was no one better than Attorney General William Barr at predicting the president's whims.
Barr's intervention in Roger Stone's case, says Jed Shugerman, was "yet another breach of norms in a pattern with Trump and Barr."
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said President Donald Trump had gone on a "revenge tirade" against his rivals since being acquitted of impeachment charges in a Friday interview on CNN.
On Thursday, a group of 39 elected prosecutors released a joint statement criticizing Attorney General William Barr for unfair actions that target minorities and poor people.
Donald Ayer, who served under President George H. W. Bush, said Americans are "losing an ability to have confidence that the department is not going to be influenced by improper forces."