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Attorney General William Barr, center, and Vice President Mike Pence, left

Going After Investigators: Criminal Review of Mueller Probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigating the investigators, the Justice Department has shifted its scrutiny of Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia review to a criminal probe, a person familiar with the matter says. It’s raising Democrats’ concerns that President Donald Trump may be using government muscle to go after his opponents. The revelation comes as Trump is already facing a… Read More

In this July 19, 2019, file photo, acting Director of the Bureau of Prisons Hugh Hurwitz speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington.

US Prisons Chief Removed from Position after Epstein’s Death

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position Monday, more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein took his own life while in federal custody. Hugh Hurwitz’s reassignment comes amid mounting evidence that guards at the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center in New… Read More