WATCH: Barr calls prison staff shortages a "Snafu"

Channel: PBS NewsHour
Published: 04/10/2019 03:41 PM

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va. asked Attorney General William Barr why the Department of Justice is proposing cutting the budget for the Bureau of Prisons even though the agency is facing staffing shortages. Barr described the shortages as a “snafu,” largely due to a hiring freeze that was ...

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