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Over 1,100 former Justice Department officials call for William Barr’s resignation after his handling of Roger Stone’s sentencing

"Mr. Barr's actions in doing the President's personal bidding unfortunately speak louder than his words," the former DOJ officials wrote.
President Donald Trump stands with Attorney General William Barr prior to presenting the Public Safety Medals of Valor to officers in the East Room of the White House in Washington on May 22, 2019.

Trump critics are raising conspiracy theories that Barr’s criticism of the president was carefully coordinated

Barr has been repeatedly and widely accused of behaving more like the president's personal lawyer than the attorney general.
U.S. President Trump delivers State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

AG Barr says he won’t cave to pressure from Trump despite repeatedly doing what Trump publicly demands

Barr has a long record of intervening in legal matters of interest to Trump and of parroting Trump's conspiratorial language against his foes.
U.S. Senator and democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren speaks during a campaign event in New York City, U.S. September 17, 2019.

Elizabeth Warren warns that the country is watching a ‘descent into authoritarianism’ under Trump

Warren also called for the resignation or impeachment of Attorney General William Barr after he intervened in Roger Stone's case.
Barr at a Justice Department news conference.

Federal prosecutors reportedly fear pursuing new cases involving Trump because he might weaponize the Justice Department against them

The DOJ's interference in minimizing the sentence of Trump ally Roger Stone had heightened their concerns, prosecutors told The New York Times.

‘There need to be mass protests’: Authoritarianism experts say time is running out for Americans to stop Trump

"The Republican Party is betraying democracy," a Yale professor and expert on facism told Insider, adding that "someone has got to push back."
Roger Stone, longtime political ally of US President Donald Trump, flashes a trademark Nixon victory gesture as he departs following a status conference in the criminal case against him brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller at US District Court in Washington, US, February 1, 2019.

Trump attacked the judge presiding over Roger Stone’s trial, and praised AG Barr after the entire DOJ prosecution team resigned in protest at hi...

Trump has branded the attorneys who built the case against his former adviser "rogue prosecutors", and the judge in the case as politically biased.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is greeted by President Donald Trump.

‘Can’t recall a worse day for DOJ’: Trump’s acquittal fuels his ‘dictatorial’ instincts as he obliterates the Just...

"It seems to me to be a classic hallmark of a dictatorial [or] fascist government," a former prosecutor told Insider.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is greeted by President Donald Trump.

‘Can’t recall a worse day for DOJ’: Trump’s acquittal fuels his ‘dictatorial’ instincts as he obliterates the Just...

"It seems to me to be a classic hallmark of a dictatorial [or] fascist government," a former prosecutor told Insider.
Roger Stone (L) and Donald Trump (R.)

Hillary Clinton compares Trump to ‘failed-state fascists’ after he lashed out at a federal judge on Twitter over Roger Stone’s case

Hillary Clinton engaged in a war of words with Trump on Twitter over the sentencing of his longtime ally Roger Stone.