AG Barr won’t recuse himself from overseeing Mueller probe – AOL News

WASHINGTON — New Attorney General William Barr will maintain oversight of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and not recuse himself as his predecessor did, a Justice Department spokeswoman said Tuesday.Barr’s decision came after ethics officials at the Justice Department concluded that he should not recuse himself, Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said.”Following Attorney General Barr’s confirmation, senior career ethics officials advised that Attorney General Barr should not recuse himself from the Special Counsel’s investigation. Consistent with that advice, Attorney General Barr has decided not to recuse,” said Kupec.

Source: AG Barr won’t recuse himself from overseeing Mueller probe – AOL News

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