Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Barr, William P.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2019-02-14  
 
NameWilliam P. Barr
Address
, Virginia , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born May 23, 1950 (70 years)
ContributorBen
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Apr 04, 2020 06:44pm
Tags
InfoWilliam Pelham Barr

Barr is an American attorney who served as the 77th Attorney General of the United States.

He received his bachelor's degree in government and a master's degree in government and Chinese studies, in 1971 and 1973 respectively, from Columbia University. He received his JD degrees with highest honors in 1977 from George Washington University. From 1973 to 1977, he was employed by the Central Intelligence Agency. Barr was a law clerk to Judge Malcolm Wilkey of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1977 through 1978. He served on the domestic policy staff at the Reagan White House from 1982 to 1983. He was also in private practice for nine years, with the Washington law firm of Shaw, Pitman, Potts & Trowbridge.

At the U.S. Department of Justice, Barr served in the positions of Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel from 1989 to 1990, Deputy Attorney General from May 1990 to August 1991 and Acting Attorney General for three months. He was appointed Attorney General by President Bush in 1991. After resigning as Attorney General, he returned to private practice and sits on the boards of directors of several US corporations.

He is vice chairman of the board of directors of the College of William & Mary.

As of 2004 Barr is a Vice President and the General Counsel of Verizon, having served in the same capacity with its predecessor GTE.

[Link]

JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor
Hatchet Man: How Bill Barr Broke the Prosecutor's Code and Corrupted the Justice Department  Purchase RP 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 10, 2020 06:35am Interview Barr: The left 'believes in tearing down the system'  Article RP 
Feb 17, 2020 06:00pm News More than 1,000 former DOJ officials call on U.S. Attorney General Barr to resign  Article PA Indy 
Dec 04, 2019 02:00pm Speech Barr Says Communities That Protest the Police Risk Losing Protection   Article RP 
Apr 30, 2019 07:40pm Statement Mueller to Attorney General Barr: You “did not fully capture” my report  Article RP 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 0.00000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  02/14/2019 US Attorney General Won 54.55% (+9.09%)
  11/20/1991 US Attorney General Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENTERED, DROPPED OUT
  12/10/2020 TIME Person of the Year Lost 0.00% (-50.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US Attorney General - Mar 10, 2021 ? Merrick B. Garland
US President - R Primaries - Jun 07, 2016 R Jeb Bush