Ex-AG Barr Slams NY Times Reporting on Durham Probe

Ex-AG Barr Slams NY Times Reporting on Durham Probe


Former Attorney General William Barr chastised The New York Times for its critical reporting of special counsel John Durham‘s investigation into potential misconduct in the Trump-Russia probe.Barr broke his silence Wednesday while speaking to a reporter after delivering a speech in Sacramento, California. He challenged aspects of an article published last week detailing alleged problems in Durham’s endeavor. “They ignored some fundamental facts as to why some of the information that Durham was seeking was very important information,” Barr charged, according to the Los Angeles Times. He also said the article missed “obvious reasons” for Durham’s investigation.The New York Times “stands behind this story and the reporting it contains,” a spokesperson for the newspaper said in response. The original report noted Barr declined to comment for the article.In May 2019, shortly after special counsel Robert Mueller …

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