When Donald Trump nominated William Barr to serve as Attorney General the President thought he finally had someone running the Justice Department that he could trust.
But in the aftermath of the 2020 election, President Trump is wondering if that is still the case.
And William Barr is about to say two words that Donald Trump never thought he would hear.
President Trump is not happy with Attorney General William Barr.
In an interview with the Associated Press, Attorney General Barr claimed the Justice Department found no evidence of widespread voter fraud that affected the outcome of the 2020 election.
Barr later tried to walk back the claims with a Justice Department spokesperson claiming Barr did not mean to say the Justice Department completed its investigation into voter fraud.
But President Trump was outraged.
In a meeting with reporters following a ceremony where President Trump presented former college football coach Lou Holtz with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Trump ripped Barr for not looking hard enough for evidence of voter fraud.
“He hasn’t done anything, so, he hasn’t looked. When he looks, he’ll see the kind of evidence that right now you are seeing in the Georgia Senate. They are going through hearings right now in Georgia and they are finding tremendous volumes,” Trump stated. “So, they haven’t looked very hard. Which is a disappointment, to be honest with you, because it’s massive fraud.”
When reporters asked if the President had confidence in Attorney General Barr the President hinted that a change could be coming.
“Ask me that in a number of weeks from now. They should be looking at all of this fraud,” President Trump continued. “This is not civil. He thought it was civil. This is not civil. This is criminal stuff. This is very bad criminal stuff.”
Attorney General Barr responded by leaking to the Washington Post that he was considering telling President Trump “I quit.”
The Washington Post exclusively reported that “Barr, in his second stint as the nation’s top law enforcement official, since the fall has been the target of growing criticism from President Trump and his supporters — public attacks that intensified in recent days after the attorney general said the Justice Department had not found evidence of widespread voter fraud that could affect the outcome of the presidential contest. But people close to the attorney general, speaking on the condition of anonymity to describe private conversations, said Barr’s contemplation of resigning before Jan. 20 predates that fresh burst of criticism from the right.”
President Trump’s allies ripped Barr for his voter fraud comments as well as the lack of indictments against Obama Deep State thugs in John Durham’s investigation.
Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro blasted Barr as a compromised swamp creature and Maria Bartiromo asked Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe if someone got to the Attorney General.
There is no doubt Barr’s star dimmed among Trump supporters as he failed to produce criminal charges against the conspirators that plotted the coup to overthrow Donald Trump and appeared to be sucking up the media by downplaying the role of voter fraud in the 2020 election.
And now it looks like Barr may take the hint and resign.
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