William Barr says he would not fire Mueller without good cause – live

Trump’s nominee for attorney general had previously argued that president was right to fire FBI chief James Comey. Follow the latest updates

8.41pm GMT

Barr says “voter turnout shouldn’t be artificially driven up without dealing with the underlying issue of an informed citizenry” when asked about voter ID.

8.25pm GMT

Barr says “I don’t think we should ever do torture” and says the McCain legislation to codify the Army field manual was important.

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Source: theguardian