Trump's attorney general pick raises fears of a president above the law

Trump's attorney general pick raises fears of a president above the law
 

Two months after Donald Trump fired his original attorney general, the Senate will on Tuesday cross-examine his proposed replacement, William Barr, a Washington stalwart who served in the role under George HW Bush.
The pick has been welcomed by Republicans and even some Trump detractors, who reason that Barr is a known quantity and that Trump might have done much worse, given his extraordinary views on presidential impunity and his expressed hostility toward the Department of Justice (DoJ).
But some Democrats, former federal prosecutors and DoJ figures are warning that Barr might not be... read more

 
13 January 2019 in World News, Views: 39
Source: Guardian
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