Attorney General Asks President To Stop Tweeting About Justice Department Cases

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Copyright 2020 NPR. To see more, visit AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: "I think it's time to stop the tweeting about Department of Justice criminal cases" - that's a quote from Attorney General William Barr directed toward President Trump in an interview with ABC News today. The attorney general had come under intense criticism for intervening in Roger Stone's case to recommend a lighter sentence for the longtime friend and adviser to Trump. And Trump had tweeted about the case. NPR justice correspondent Ryan Lucas is back in the studio to talk more about it. Hey there, Ryan. RYAN LUCAS, BYLINE: Hi there. CORNISH: What more did the attorney general have to say? LUCAS: Barr said that he had a problem with some of President Trump's tweets. He said that they...

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Attorney General Asks President To Stop Tweeting About Justice Department Cases

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