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ABC News 14 Feb 2020

Attorney General under fire


William Barr said tweets by President Donald Trump make it "impossible for me to do my job."

Attorney General William Barr announced some very bad news for sanctuary cities and jurisdictions across the country. One America's Chanel Rion has more from the White House.
Attorney General Bill Barr told ABC News that President Donald Trump "has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case" and that he should stop tweeting about the Justice Department.
Attorney General William Barr says in an interview that President Trump's tweets make it "impossible" for him to do his job. Congressional reporter for the Los Angeles Times Jennifer Haberkorn and McClatchy White House correspondent Francesca Chambers join CBSN's "Red & Blue" with more.
The Justice Department recently opened an inquiry into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's interview with the FBI, where he lied to investigators and pleaded guilty for it. According to two people familiar with the inquiry, Attorney General Barr privately asked an outside prosecutor to reexamine the Flynn case around the same time officials pressured prosecutors to recommend probation instead of prison.

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