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Texas Attorney General warns about text message scam

Texans receiving false package delivery notices

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton Thursday warned Texans about scammers sending text messages that include a false package delivery notice and a fraudulent link in a press release. The text messages in question usually claim that a package is…

William Barr to skip House hearing Thursday

Attorney General William Barr is no longer expected to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, committee Chairman Jerry Nadler announced Wednesday, following a dispute between House Democrats and the nation's top law enforcement officer over whether Barr would publicly face questions from committee staff attorneys.

Deutsche Bank begins providing Trump financial records

Deutsche Bank has begun the process of providing financial records to New York state's attorney general in response to a subpoena for documents related to loans made to President Donald Trump and his business, according to a person fami

Barr: Mueller did not ask for conclusion on obstruction of justice

Attorney General William Barr said special counsel Robert Mueller did not ask him or Congress to come to a determination on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but that he made a conclusion there wasn't a case to prosecute because "that's generally how the Department of Justice works."

Democrats prepare their response to Barr's redacted report

House Democrats are prepping a swift response to Attorney General William Barr's plans to release a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report within the next week, after Barr's first public comments Tuesday did little to quell the Democratic anger over Barr's rollout of the special counsel probe.

4 key takeaways from Barr's testimony on Mueller report

For the first time since the end of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Attorney General William Barr faced questions on Capitol Hill regarding his handling of Mueller's findings, when he plans to release the report and how he will handle the issue of redacted information.

House panel authorizes subpoena for Mueller report

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a subpoena to obtain the full confidential report from special counsel Robert Mueller, sending a warning to Attorney General William Barr not to redact Mueller's report and setting the stage for a clash between Congress and the Trump administration.

Rosenstein on Barr: 'We can count on him to do the right thing'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expressed confidence Monday in Attorney General Bill Barr's judgment in overseeing the special counsel's Russia investigation, as Democratic lawmakers gear up to pressure the Justice Department to turn over Robert Mueller's findings.