Hickenlooper Tried to Exert Authority Over Colorado AG

Posted on May 14, 2019 2:00 am
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John Hickenlooper attempted to bend the Colorado attorney general to his will during his second term as governor, but as a presidential candidate he’s touting a plan to make the federal attorney general more politically independent and less responsive to the nation’s top executive.

Hickenlooper’s proposal to push the U.S. attorney general in a more independent direction comes as Democrats complain about Attorney General Bill Barr, who the party’s top leaders accused of serving the president and not the nation in the wake of the release of the report by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.

Yet Hickenlooper’s presidential campaign

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