US Attorney General William Barr testifies in the Senate. Photo: Xinhua

Democrats denounce US Attorney General William Barr for skipping House hearing as tensions rise over Russia investigation

  • Justice Department spokeswoman said Barr had declined to appear because ‘Nadler’s insistence on having staff question the attorney general … is inappropriate’
Topic |   Donald Trump

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US Attorney General William Barr testifies in the Senate. Photo: Xinhua
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US Attorney General William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Congress grills US Attorney General William Barr in wake of Robert Mueller’s bombshell letter on Donald Trump investigation report

  • Barr pushes back at calls for his resignation amid claims he sowed ‘public confusion about critical aspects’ of Mueller report on Trump-Russia investigation
  • Testifying for first time since report was released, attorney general defends controversial attempts to summarise its findings
Topic |   Trump-Russia collusion investigations

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US Attorney General William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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