Former CIA and FBI Director William Webster wrote that President Donald Trump calling FBI professionals "scum" was a "slur against people who risk their lives to keep us safe" in a New York Times opinion piece Monday.
Eric Holder, who was attorney general in the Obama administration, attacked William Barr in an op-ed for "running political interference for an increasingly lawless president."
"This is really a collision between order and rule of law," former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis said.
The attorney general touted an "important watershed moment" by the summer in the Durham investigation into the FBI.
"The report's headline findings are that the investigation was properly initiated based on a sound factual basis," attorney Donald Ayer said.
"We know Barr will do anything for Donald Trump," Joe Scarborough said, describing William Barr as the president's "hack."
A former federal prosecutor has called William Barr's response to the release of the Inspector General's probe into the 2016 presidential campaign "wildly inappropriate."
Republicans are hopeful, and Democrats fearful, of what the inspector general will say about the decision to surveil a U.S. citizen linked to Trump's presidential campaign
Daniel Lee, convicted for murdering our loved ones, is scheduled to be executed on December 9th. Attorney General William Bar said he's resuming federal executions for the victims and their families. He's wrong.
The comment, a former federal prosecutor said, makes Barr a perfect candidate for attorney general in North Korea.
Frank Figliuzzi also said the attorney general had a "consistent ability to ignore facts" on MSNBC Monday night.
Attorney General William Barr said he was willing to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to ensure federal executions will restart despite a temporary block by a U.S. district judge, according to the Associated Press.
The attorney general gave his most pointed attack on Democrats to date, saying Trump's opponents are trying to sabotage his administration.
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.