Attorney General Barr Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee, in Washington
(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Monday stated in a courtroom submitting it might attraction a courtroom resolution faulting former U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s dealing with of the 2019 particular counsel report on then-President Donald Trump, a transfer congressional Democrats had opposed.
U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson had given the Justice Department till May 24 to attraction a choice she issued earlier this month that faulted Barr for a way he publicly summarized Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 2019 report. As a part of her ruling, she ordered the discharge of a associated inside memo.
A bunch of U.S. Senate Democrats on May 14 urged U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to not attraction Jackson’s resolution, saying in a letter that Barr’s actions must be uncovered shortly.
(Reporting by Jan Wolfe; Editing by Scott Malone and Kim Coghill)