The Department of Justice claims Trump's denials occurred as part of his official duties as president, meaning he could be defended by government lawyers—and, by extension, with taxpayer money.
It's an escalation of the Trump administration's war on cities run by Democrats that have seen huge protests against police brutality this year.
Bill Barr Just Compared COVID Lockdowns to Slavery and Said Black Victims of Police Violence Are 'Props'
The attorney general also criticized prosecutors in his own department, comparing them to pre-schoolers.
The attorney general claimed Blake was "committing a felony" and that states that expand vote-by-mail are "reckless and dangerous."
"There are task forces of federal and state officers reviewing all the video that we can get our hands on,” Attorney General William Barr said on Tuesday.
Daniel Lewis Lee, a 47-year-old former white supremacist, was set to die by lethal injection Monday afternoon.
“I’m just saying, I don’t know, I’ve never pursued it with anybody because we get caught up in other things more relevant,” Mark Esper said at a congressional hearing Thursday.
A wave of investigations unleashed by Attorney General Bill Barr last year cost companies millions, torpedoed deals, and scared off investors.
Aaron Zelinsky, a former member of Robert Mueller's team, will testify that DOJ prosecutors in the Roger Stone case were “afraid” of President Trump.
Bolton writes Trump obsessed for months over getting a signed CD of Elton John's "Rocket Man" to Kim Jong Un. And he thought invading Venezuela would be "cool."