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Read: Attorney General William Barr's written testimony to the House Judiciary Committee

Read: Attorney General William Barr's written testimony to the House Judiciary Committee
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Attorney General William BarrBill BarrPoll finds 1 in 3 believe false claims voter fraud led to Biden win Trump pressed DOJ to go to Supreme Court in bid to overturn election: report Budowsky: Democracy won, Trump lost, President Biden inaugurated MORE is slated to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday for the first time.

The hearing is likely to be contentious, with Democrats demanding answers about his handling of high-level prosecutions of President TrumpDonald TrumpBlinken holds first calls as Biden's secretary of State Senators discussing Trump censure resolution Dobbs: Republicans lost in 2020 because they 'forgot who was the true leader' MORE's associates, pressing Barr about what they see as the politicization of the Department of Justice and grilling him about his recent role in the clearing of peaceful protesters outside the White House so that Trump could stage a photo-op in front of a historic church that was vandalized during earlier protests demonstrating against police brutality and the police killing of George Floyd.

In written testimony released Monday night, Barr comes out swinging, accusing Democrats of falsely seeking to paint him as a Trump loyalist, challenging them to denounce violence in Portland, Ore., and defending himself against what he calls attempts by Democrats to "discredit" him.

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