"When Trump nominates Heather Nauert for ambassador to the United Nations - a woman who was until a year ago a Fox News personality and as a State Department spokesperson with zero experience in diplomacy - we can expect that, once more, the Republican-controlled Senate will issue its stamp of approval", Rubin wrote. Sessions' chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker, was elevated to acting attorney general and took control of Mueller's investigation.
Less than three months after Sessions' decision, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein named a former FBI director, Robert Mueller, as special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation.
Whitaker, a former United States attorney who is now acting head of the Justice Department, has drawn criticism for past business ventures and critical comments about the Mueller investigation before he joined the department. Frequently, new deputies are also appointed when there's a new attorney general.
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"If I were the State Department's spokesperson, on an official trip to learn more about the dark, dubious circumstances surrounding the disappearance of a U.S. resident, I probably would have skipped the tourist-in-Riyadh photos".
"Barr must firmly commit to protect the special counsel, operate independently of the WH (White House), & uphold the rule of law".
"People in this Iran-Contra matter have been prosecuted for the kind of crimes that would not have been criminal or prosecutable by the Department of Justice, applying standards that we have applied for decades to every citizen", Walsh quoted from a December 1992 interview Barr gave.
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He has said that Robert Mueller hired too many prosecutors with Democratic campaign ties for his investigative team - telling the Washington Post he "would have liked to see [Mueller] have more balance".
In a 2017 opinion piece for the Post, Mr Barr said Mr Trump had been right to fire FBI director James Comey because he "crossed a line" by announcing the outcome of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails.
"Although an investigation shouldn't be launched just because a President wants it, the ultimate question is whether the matter warrants investigation", Mr. Barr had said.
He said U.S. influence is at a "low ebb", partly because of the absence of empowered ambassadors under Trump. "From his views around HIV/AIDS during his tenure as attorney general to his more recent writing promoting extreme views around religious exemptions, William Barr looks ill suited to be our country's top law enforcement officer".
"I certainly did not oppose any of them", Barr said.
Republicans, who control the Senate, said Barr was well qualified. Trump called Barr to return back to the head of Justice Department.