Shaheen started by calling on Barr to assure the American people the Mueller report will be completely released as soon as possible.
But then the state's senior senator pressed him on reports the AG was forming a team to look into why federal investigators got the investigation of then-candidate Trump's campaign rolling in the first place.
Right around the same time Wednesday, Trump was telling reporters outside the
"Who is on that team, why have you felt the need to form such a team and what will be the scope of the investigation," Shaheen asked Barr.
Barr noted the
But Barr said he wanted to "pull all the information together."
"Why did you feel the need to do that?" Shaheen asked.
Barr answered, "Well, for the same reason we are worried about foreign influence in elections we want to make sure, I think spying on a political campaign is a big deal, a big deal."
A short time later Shaheen broke in with, "You are not suggesting though that spying occurred?"
Barr paused and responded, "I don't well, I guess, I think that spying did occur, yes I think spying did occur. The question is whether it was adequately predicated; I am not suggesting that it wasn't adequately predicated. But I need to explore that."
Later Barr, who served as AG under former President
"This is not launching an investigation of the
"I think there was probably a failure of a group of leaders there at the upper echelon because I don't like to see attacks on the
Ex-Hassan Staffer revealed as Doxxing accomplice
We've confirmed that person was
Cosko pleaded guilty to five federal felonies and will likely be sentenced to at least two years in federal prison this June.
The Daily Caller reported there were court documents on file regarding Davis in
In Cosko's case, Davis was only identified as "Subject A."
Hassan's office has declined to comment on the woman's identity other than to describe how the senator handled the matter.
"We became aware of Subject A's involvement shortly after Cosko's arrest. As soon as we were aware, the individual was removed from our office and ultimately fired," said Hassan spokesman
According to her Linkedin profile,
Republican State Chairman
"If there is one former staffer there's smoke, a second staffer there's fire, and how do we know if the vetting was done any better with everyone who is on her staff," Stepanek said.
The animosity between Gov.
This has surely been fueled by the fact Sununu remains the only chief executive in
State Democratic leaders have tried to get Sununu to jump aboard that suit, warning that three construction projects at the
So it was little wonder then when Sen.
"It's certainly encouraging that military officials continue to indicate that shipyard projects are on track to be awarded in this fiscal year," Nickel said in a statement. "
Unfortunately, nothing currently prevents the Trump administration from raiding this funding until the awards are made, which is why there's been bipartisan concern about the shipyard losing urgently needed resources.
"It's not uncommon for awards for military construction projects to be delayed several months or more, including at the shipyard.
Another week, another Sununu campaign rumor
Barely a week goes by without still more speculation about
WMUR reported earlier Wednesday that sources had told the station that Sununu assured
As soon as that report was put on Twitter, however, Sununu himself knocked it down with a statement reading in part, "I have absolutely made no decision on my future in public service. Whether I run for reelection, for the
As we reported a week ago, Sununu sure sounded like someone heavily engaged in state and not national politics at the state
Then the guest of honor, Trump's daughter-in-law
There are other national
Sununu has decided, however, he's not going to allow this timetable to drag on too much longer.
You may remember in 2015 then NH Gov.
Why? Hassan ended up vetoing a state budget and that State House dispute kept her on the political sidelines.
Now we see Sununu is in the middle of an already-bitter state budget battle of his own with Democratic legislative leaders.
Sununu is well aware that if he's going to run for governor again and lead the effort to try and take the Legislature and
Buttigieg numbers catch fire in NH
A new independent poll from
He had 10.7 percent, behind only 2016 New Hampshire primary winner
Those with no opinion were actually third-highest, since 13.2 percent gave that answer.
The margin of error is plus or minus 5.4 percent.
Timing was everything and to be sure the media furor over Buttigieg of late surely didn't hurt how he did in this poll.
For starters, Buttigieg tweeted on
Then he headed east and sold out an appearance on the campus of
By the following day organizers had to move his first of two events in
While Buttigieg was here
Shaheen's fans return attack ad fireIn 2016, the Senate Majority PAC spent a record
So when a socially conservative Super PAC, Americas PAC, bankrolled a
The pro-Shaheen team has bought
"They're back. Already shameful political attacks paid for by out-of-state billionaires," the pro-Shaheen ad begins.
"Out-of-state billionaires twisting the facts about Senator
On Tuesday, Shaheen's campaign announced she raised a record,
There were 8,600 donors and 92 percent were less than
Klobuchar staffs up in NH
Earlier this week, Democratic presidential rival
NH Senate Dem promoting capital gains tax
First term Sen.
As proposed, the tax would extend the 5 percent interest and dividends tax to capital gains with a high deduction to exempt earnings of seniors and lower-income citizens.
She recalled coming to the state during the mid-1980s when she said the state was a magnet for young people.
"People like us, in their thirties, were pouring into the state," Dietsch recalled in a commentary to her constituents.
"Now our state is 48th in Millennial population. State Treasurer (William)
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