Trump picks former U.S. Attorney General Barr to return to head Justice Dept

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President Donald Trump said on Friday he had chosen former U.S. Attorney General William Barr to once again lead the Justice Department, a role that would put him in charge of the federal probe into Russian election interference.

If confirmed by the Senate, Barr would take over from Matthew Whitaker, who has been serving in an acting capacity since Trump forced out Jeffrey Sessions a month ago. Whitaker had been Sessions’ chief of staff.

Barr was “my first choice from day one,” and “a terrific man, a terrific person, a brilliant man,” Trump...


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Trump picks former U.S. Attorney General Barr to return to head Justice Dept


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