Democrats who voted to confirm Attorney General Barr are starting to have ‘buyer’s remorse’

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Attorney General William Barr’s testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday rankled numerous Democratic lawmakers, even some of those who voted to confirm him. Three Democratic senators voted in favor of Barr’s confirmation in February: Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Doug Jones of Alabama, and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona. Jones said he was “greatly, greatly disappointed” in what he witnessed during the hearing, according to Politico. Manchin said he would “absolutely have buyer’s remorse” if Barr is unable to answer lingering concerns. Sinema reportedly asked Barr for a meeting. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Attorney General William Barr’s testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday rankled numerous Democratic lawmakers, even some of those who voted to confirm him.

Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Doug Jones of Alabama, two of the three Democratic senators who supported Barr during his confirmation hearing in February, publicly expressed frustration over his answers to the intensive round of questioning on Wednesday, according to a Politico report.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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