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U.S. Attorney General William Barr listens during a Department of Justice African American History Month Observance Program at the Department of Justice February 26, 2019 in Washington, DC

Justice Department moves to drop charges against Russians indicted in the Mueller probe

Notably, the DOJ decided to drop charges "in light of recent events and a change in ... the government's proof due to a classification determination."

Trump fixates on whether to pardon Michael Flynn as coronavirus-linked infections and deaths skyrocket

President Trump was sharply criticized for fixating on Flynn as the US and other countries grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange alleges that Trump offered him a pardon if he denied that Russia hacked the DNC

The person said to have made the offer was Dana Rohrabacher, a former Republican congressman known for his pro-Russia views.
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.
Roger Stone.

The prosecutors on Roger Stone’s case withdrew en masse after senior DOJ officials publicly overruled them

DOJ officials overruled the prosecutors on Stone's case after President Donald Trump called their sentencing recommendation "horrible and unfair."
Roger Stone.

Prosecutors withdraw from Roger Stone’s case after senior DOJ officials publicly overruled them to seek a lesser sentence for Stone

One former prosecutor excoriated the Justice Department, saying it was behaving like a "Republican political action committee."

‘Sounds like Barr wants to be vice president’: DOJ and FBI veterans are floored by AG Barr’s fawning praise of Trump in a stunning i...

"Wow," one recently retired FBI agent told Insider. "This stuff really does fly in the face of reality."

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn wants to withdraw his guilty plea in Mueller probe and accuses DOJ of ‘bad faith’ and ̵...

Flynn's legal team accused the Justice Department of "bad faith, vindictiveness, and breach of the plea agreement."
US Attorney General William Barr participates in an awards ceremony for 19 law enforcement officers for their efforts in criminal investigations, field operations and innovations in community policing, in the Great Hall of the Justice Department in Washington, DC on December 3, 2019.

The New York City Bar Association asked Congress to investigate AG William Barr for political bias and weaponizing the DOJ

The letter said Barr positioned himself and the DOJ as "political partisans" who used the government "to empower certain groups over others."

Former Trump associate Rick Gates has been sentenced to 45 days in jail, 3 years probation, and a $20,000 fine

Sentencing guidelines recommended several years for the types of crimes Gates pleaded guilty to, but the judge noted he cooperated extensively.