PBS NewsHour

Barr pledges to protect Mueller probe from partisan politics

Clip: 01/15/2019 | 3m 21s

In his confirmation hearing, William Barr wasted no time declaring independence from the president who nominated him. President Trump's pick for attorney general vowed not to fire -- without just cause -- special counsel Robert Mueller, nor interfere with the probe into Russian election meddling. Yamiche Alcindor reports.

Aired: 01/15/19

Rating: NR

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