Barr Says No Need For Special Counsel For Hunter Biden Probe, Election Fraud Claims

December 21, 2020 - 12:03pm EST
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William Barr put a damper on two ideas President Trump has reportedly raised in recent days during what was likely his last press conference as attorney general.

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Prosecutors accuse the former officer and others of using excessive force and violating George Floyd's rights. The rare federal charges follow state charges in a trial where Chauvin was convicted.

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Florida's governor signed a new law that puts new restrictions on voting. Opponents have already filed lawsuits, saying it's aimed at suppressing the Democratic vote.

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The bill was criticized by Democrats, progressive groups, and voting rights advocates as "voter suppression." Republicans view it as "sensible election integrity legislation."

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The president rolled out a plan to overhaul the immigration system on his first day in office. Last week he shifted to talk about a narrower approach. Some advocates feel abandoned.

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, 51, will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Friday on her decision not to run for reelection as the city's leader.

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Lawmakers in Washington report progress on bipartisan policing legislation, but some key sticking points remain, including qualified immunity that shields officers from many lawsuits.

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New York GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik is positioning herself to replace Liz Cheney as the number three House Republican leader. She came to Congress as a moderate but shifted to become a top Trump ally.

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed new voting restrictions into law. The Republican signed the measure live on Fox News.

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President Biden encouraged restaurant owners who have been affected by the coronavirus crisis to apply for a grant under the $28.6 billion program.