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William Barr Disdains Election Deadline With Plan to Report on FBI Probe

  • DOJ guidelines warn about public comments 60 days before vote
  • Barr says deadline is moot because Biden, Trump aren’t focus
William Barr at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 11.

William Barr at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 11.

Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg

Attorney General William Barr is promising more revelations from a probe of the government’s investigation into Russian meddling in 2016, but he may be running out of time.

Barr said last week’s formal charge against a former FBI lawyer is just the first of several “significant” developments he expects to come out before the Nov. 3 presidential election.