Barr explains his differences with Barr interview exposes new divisions 2 days ago   02:57

Share
CBS This Morning
Attorney General William Barr sat down with CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford for an exclusive interview, and explains why it was that special counsel Robert Mueller could not clear President Trump on obstruction, and Barr could.

Watch "CBS This Morning" HERE: http://bit.ly/1T88yAR
Download the CBS News app on iOS HERE: https://apple.co/1tRNnUy
Download the CBS News app on Android HERE: https://bit.ly/1IcphuX
Like "CBS This Morning" on Facebook HERE: http://on.fb.me/1LhtdvI
Follow "CBS This Morning" on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Xj5W3p
Follow "CBS This Morning" on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/1Q7NGnY
Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fan favorites anytime, anywhere with CBS All Access. Try it free! http://bit.ly/1OQA29B
Each weekday morning, "CBS This Morning" co-hosts Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil deliver two hours of original reporting, breaking news and top-level newsmaker interviews in an engaging and informative format that challenges the norm in network morning news programs. The broadcast has earned a prestigious Peabody Award, a Polk Award, four News & Documentary Emmys, three Daytime Emmys and the 2017 Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast. The broadcast was also honored with an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award as part of CBS News division-wide coverage of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Check local listings for "CBS This Morning" broadcast times.

Comments 62 Comments

Sla V
Did they just try to mute the sound or my phone doesn’t work?
hydro1957
Fake news and democrats hate a non-puppet AG. I love him. Trump 2020
ElderM!llenn!al
Where's the rest CBS??????? Do you report the news or only the pieces your executives allow??
Walter Higo
Bob Mueller publicly confessed he presumed president Trump guilty which is UNCONSTITUTIONAL. #InnocentUntilProvenGuilty
F.N. Schlub
WHY WHY WHY are you giving this perjurer any of your airtime. He HAD his chance to speak ... under oath ... under compelling legal subpoena ... before The Congress of the United States of America; the body that enacts the laws that he, a civil service employee, is hired to enforce.
GET HIM OFF YOUR AIRTIME ... until HIS impeachment and firing for cause.

STOP FEEDING CRIMINAL ACTIVITY JUST TO FILL YOUR AIRTIME.
Kenneth Tickle
So how is it Ken Starr was able to find guilt with Bill Clinton. Ken Starr charged Bill Clinton with 11 counts. It is not true for Mueller to say that he could not make a determination. The only reason he couldn’t is because he never had any evidence, folks, because there never has been any evidence.
bltcrunchy
Barr feels no compunction about LYING THROUGH HIS TEETH.
Jose Lima
SHAME ON YOU CBS. Stop hiding the full interview from the American people.
Eloise Dunlap
I love Barr because he is a true American Patriot. He loves this country and will put all his skills and knowledge to save our Constitution/country and stop this treason and overthrow our country.
bltcrunchy
As Barr knows or SHOULD know very well, by virtue of his being the head of the DOJ, Mueller couldn't have simply accused Trump of a crime without violating the Constitution. The Constitution (Article II, Section 4) says that the only way a sitting President can be removed from office is by impeachment and conviction by Congress. If Mueller formally accused Trump of a crime, even without indictment, the procedure according to the DOJ's own protocols are the following:

1. A complaint of a crime is filed.
2. An arrest warrant is issued.
3. Arrest is necessary so that the accused person can be sure to attend detention and preliminary hearings, and then, indictment by a grand jury, arraignment, trial, sentencing, appeal, etc.

If a sitting president is arrested and detained, by definition that is removing him from office, which violates the Constitution. That is why Mueller cannot simply accuse the President of a crime without formally indicting him, because formally accusing him of a crime will cause him to be arrested under the procedural guidelines of the DOJ.

https://www.justice.gov/usao-mn/criminal-procedures
Richard I
William Barr is a True American Hero
Chadillac
Watching the libtard heads explode over this interview is priceless
laura begay
Fascist
Jim Carlin
The media, the Democrats and some Republicans want to establish a new legal standard: the accused is Guilty until Proven Innocent. Echoes of the darkest days of the French Revolution and the terror of the guillotine. The end of the Bill of Rights.
C Rizzy
I had no idea that a prosecutors job entails the exoneration of people! Silly me, I thought that wasn't how the rule of law and evaluation of evidence works.
george plimpton
Barr is a political hack and should be removed from office. Political bias has no place in the judicial system. He is obviously spinning facts in an attempt to protect a crooked president.
BladeAddict8
Release the whole interview. What are you scared of?
Timmy Phazn
Can you see how the Fake News media operated, they turned off the sound completely in certain part of the interview. WAKE UP AMERICA! We witness the bias of the News media outlets (the Fake News outlets) and we will hold them accountable. AG Barr is not concerned about what's people thinks and says, but the Laws and the institutions. Thanks God, we have an outstanding AG represent the American people. I believe AG Barr will bring back the dignity and respect for the men and women worked in the Department of Justice . God bless AG Barr and his family always.
David Rapalyea
I hope Meuller is disbared.
Elizabeth B
Odd: I can hear Jan Crawford, but the sound for Bill Barr is off.
Add Reply

Barr interview exposes new divisions Barr explains his differences with 2 days ago   11:30

Share
CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes and Associated Press White House reporter Zeke Miller unpack the key moments from Attorney General William Barr's interview with CBS News.

Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnews
Watch CBSN live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7
Follow CBS News on Instagram HERE: https://www.instagram.com/cbsnews/
Like CBS News on Facebook HERE: http://facebook.com/cbsnews
Follow CBS News on Twitter HERE: http://twitter.com/cbsnews

Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7T

Get your news on the go! Download CBS News mobile apps HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1Xb1WC8

Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream CBSN and local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fan favorites like Star Trek Discovery anytime, anywhere with CBS All Access. Try it free! http://bit.ly/1OQA29B

---
CBSN is the first digital streaming news network that will allow Internet-connected consumers to watch live, anchored news coverage on their connected TV and other devices. At launch, the network is available 24/7 and makes all of the resources of CBS News available directly on digital platforms with live, anchored coverage 15 hours each weekday. CBSN. Always On.