President Donald Trump has claimed to do more for Black Americans than any president since Abraham Lincoln but internal documents from his 2016 campaign reportedly reveal that he saw them as a threat. Invest with us. "My mother when I was -- I told this story four years ago when he -- when we found out about [Trump's] $900,000 -- million dollar debt or whatever it was was forgiven and he said he was smart because he knew what the loopholes were, and I can think of my mother trying desperately every year to pay her taxes to the IRS, and the IRS coming after my mother because maybe she didn't -- she wasn't able to pay all of it, but she could pay some of it. We’ve exposed billionaire tax evasion and uncovered White House efforts to poison our water. Barr also wrote that he and then-Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein concluded that “that the evidence developed during the special counsel’s investigation is not sufficient to establish that the president committed an obstruction-of-justice offense.” But Mueller detailed 10 acts of possible obstruction of justice in his report, explaining that he would not offer an opinion because Justice Department guidelines precluded him from indicting a sitting president. Raw Story readers power David Cay Johnston’s DCReport, which we've expanded to keep watch in Washington.

A Louisville man with a lengthy criminal record was arrested after allegedly threatening to kill police officers in exchange for cash during a Facebook Live video. They have repeatedly made these accusations in regard to Barr and the Mueller investigation, as well as the case of Roger Stone, who was sentenced in February to more than three years in federal prison. The Department of Justice on Monday turned over an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation to a federal judge. During a May news conference after the report’s release, Mueller offered some cover to Barr in explaining what transpired behind the scenes during the Justice Department’s redaction process. That depends entirely on Judge Reggie Walton. Go Ad-Free. But we need your support to do what we do. … then let us make a small request. “In response to FOIA requests, the entire report was then reviewed by career attorneys, including different career attorneys with expertise in FOIA cases — a process in which the Attorney General played no role. He gave the Justice Department until March 30 to turn over an unredacted version of the report, so he can judge whether the redactions were “tainted.”. I remember that she paid them out year after year because she didn't make all that much dough.". Voters in battleground states that are key to the 2020 election outcome back a Senate vote on the Supreme Court nomination of federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett, dismissing Democratic claims that the process is “illegitimate” and that action should wait.

“The inconsistencies between Attorney General Barr’s statements, made at a time when the public did not have access to the redacted version of the Mueller report to assess the veracity of his statements, and portions of the redacted version of the Mueller report that conflict with those statements cause the court to seriously question whether Attorney General Barr made a calculated attempt to influence public discourse about the Mueller report in favor of President Trump despite certain findings in the redacted version of the Mueller report to the contrary.”, Walton added that Barr’s “lack of candor” calls into question his “credibility,” and “in turn, the department’s representation that ‘all of the information redacted from the version of the report released by .