Lev Parnas asks Bill Barr to recuse himself from his case
Lev Parnas arrives with his wife, Svetlana Parnas, at federal court on Dec. 2 in New York City. Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images
Lawyers for Lev Parnas, an associate of President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, filed a request in a New York federal court Monday for Attorney General Bill Barr to recuse himself from overseeing his criminal case.
Details: Parnas, who is facing campaign finance charges, claimed there were conflicts of interest, as he said it's in "the public interest to remove this matter entirely from the Department of Justice." Axios has contacted the DOJ for comment.
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