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U.S. Attorney General Gonzales resigns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales resigned from office on Monday, ending a controversial tenure as chief law enforcement officer that blemished the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush.

U.S. Attorney General Gonzales resigns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales resigned from office on Monday, ending a controversial tenure as chief law enforcement officer that blemished the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush.

Bush to nominate U.S. judge for Attorney General

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush has settled on retired federal judge Michael Mukasey as his choice to replace outgoing Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, people familiar with the selection process said on Sunday.

Mukasey's U.S. attorney general bid improves

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush's nomination of Michael Mukasey to be the next U.S. attorney general appeared virtually assured on Friday when two key Democrats declared their support, despite concerns by others about the retired judge's view of torture.

U.S. attorney general launches fresh review of origins of Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President Donald Trump and Russian election meddling, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Senate confirms William Barr as U.S. attorney general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate confirmed William Barr as attorney general on Thursday, installing a seasoned lawyer with decades of Washington experience to head the Justice Department and putting him in charge of overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-running probe of whether President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia.

Attorney General acts independently

FROM ASHGAR ALI ALI MOHAMED , Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws International Islamic University Malaysia

Acting U.S. attorney general will testify before House panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has agreed to testify on Friday before the House Judiciary Committee, the Justice Department said on Thursday, after he threatened to not show up following the panel's warning that it could subpoena him.

U.S. Senate panel sets confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday it would hold confirmation hearings on Jan. 15 and 16 for Attorney General nominee William Barr, who has come under fire from Democrats for his criticism of the special counsel's Russia probe.

Malay Rulers to meet on Tuesday to discuss Attorney-General appointment

PETALING JAYA: The Malay Rulers will deliberate on the appointment of the new Attorney General on Tuesday (June 5).