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You’re in charge of things that go boom and I have things that go clink.

The Attorney General was referring to the Treasury Department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms which has the law enforcement responsibility for guns and explosives.

William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States (Republican), Statement to the Secretary of the Treasury, Quoted on American Bar Association Forum of Former Attorneys General, C-SPAN, November 25, 1999

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William P. Barr
William P. Barr
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William Pelham Barr is an American attorney who served as the 77th United States Attorney General from 1991 to 1993 during the first Bush administration. He is a member of the Republican Party.

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