William Barr was US attorney general 25 years ago, under George H.W. Bush – and Donald Trump may want him back in the job squib

Former US Attorney General William Barr has emerged as US President Donald Trump’s likely choice to succeed Jeff Sessions as the nation’s chief law enforcement official, according to three people familiar with the matter. Barr, if nominated by Trump and confirmed by the Senate, would replace Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who has been filling the position since Sessions was ousted on November 7. He would take over management of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s...
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