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Barr Criticized by Conservative Lawyers for Stance on Executive Power

November 25, 2019

Note: this article originally appeared in The Hill

George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, was one of a group of conservative lawyers and former senior level government officials to criticize Attorney General William Barr for remarks he made in a recent speech saying President Trump has not abused his executive power.

In a statement first provided to The New York Times on Friday, the group, known as Checks and Balances, wrote: “In recent months, we have become concerned by the conduct of Attorney General William Barr.”

The group took issue with a speech Barr gave earlier this month in which he spoke about what he described as the “Constitution’s approach to executive power.”

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