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More than a thousand former DOJ officials call on AG Barr to resign

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Over a thousand former Justice Department officials have called on Attorney General William Barr to resign after he overruled Roger Stone's sentencing. CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang and Associated Press White House reporter Zeke Miller join CBSN to discuss the president's relationship with Barr.


Former Justice Department officials accuse Barr of doing President Trump's 'personal bidding'; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports. #FoxNews

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More than 1,110 former Justice Department officials who served in Republican as well as Democratic administrations posted a statement calling on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign.
In an open letter signed by more than 2,000 former Department of Justice officials from both Democratic and Republican administrations calls on William Barr to resign, arguing that the Attorney General interfered "in the fair administration of justice." The controversy started after fallout from the Roger Stone case.
Donald Ayer, former U.S. Deputy Attorney General under George H. W. Bush, writes in a new Atlantic column that AG Barr must resign because he is 'working to destroy the integrity and independence of the Justice Department.' The panel discusses. Aired on 2/18/2020.

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