Multiple news outlets reported on Monday that Barr’s Italy trip focused
on urging the country’s officials to help his Justice Department
investigate the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation for an effort
that appears aligned with long-festering conspiracy theories on the
matter. The campaign to squeeze foreign countries for information that
would discredit Robert Mueller’s investigation also extended to a July 29 meeting that Barr had in London with British officials.
Publisher: Talking Points Memo | Author: Josh Kovensky