US Attorney General William Barr is sworn in before testifying at a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: AP US Attorney General William Barr is sworn in before testifying at a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: AP
US Attorney General William Barr is sworn in before testifying at a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: AP

US Attorney General William Barr denies abusing power to boost Donald Trump’s re-election hopes

  • Lawmakers grill top justice official over dispersing of George Floyd protesters in Portland and Washington, accuse him of securing ‘favours’ for president
  • Barr has intervened in several high-profile cases involving people close to Trump, including long-time friend Roger Stone and former adviser Michael Flynn

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US Attorney General William Barr is sworn in before testifying at a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: AP US Attorney General William Barr is sworn in before testifying at a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: AP
US Attorney General William Barr is sworn in before testifying at a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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