William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Barr was confirmed and sworn in on Thursday. Photo: AP

William Barr is confirmed and sworn in as Donald Trump’s attorney general, putting him in charge of Robert Mueller’s Russia probe

  • William Barr becomes attorney general for the second time, returning to a job he held under George H.W. Bush
  • The Republican-controlled Senate voted largely along party lines, 54-45, to confirm Barr
Topic |   Trump-Russia collusion investigations

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William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Barr was confirmed and sworn in on Thursday. Photo: AP
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