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Trump says he has the "legal right" to involve A.G. Barr in criminal cases

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AG William Barr's Role In Protecting Trump
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President Trump on Friday insisted that he had the right as president to ask the attorney general to intervene in a criminal case, just a day after Attorney General William Barr issued a rare rebuke  of the president, saying his tweets  about Justice Department matters "make it impossible for me to do my job." House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., who led the House impeachment inquiry and Senate trial prosecution of Trump, commented Friday on Barr's interview and the intervention on Stone's sentencing recommendation, saying the attorney general "fools no one" and calling him "a witting accomplice to Trump's attack on the rule of law." "He's only upset that Trump's tweets made the political nature of his intervention obvious," Schiff wrote on Twitter, retweeting Barr's interview with ABC News.

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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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