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Keep An Ear Out For Executive Privilege Questions During Barr’s Confirmation Hearing

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January 15, 2019 6:00 a.m.

When Attorney General nominee Bill Barr appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow, committee members need to press him on transparency, former Department of Justice officials told me. That includes Barr’s thoughts on transparency about special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe and other Trump-related DOJ investigations, and specifically his views on executive privilege.

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