President Trump says General William Barr is Stepping down. On Twitter, he praised Barr and said the early departure is so Barr can spend the holidays with family.
But, Trump had harsher words for the Justice Department leader over the weekend. A source says Trump floated the idea of ousting Barr during a meeting Friday.
#BarrResigns as U.S. Attorney General. On Twitter, @realDonaldTrump praised Barr and said his early departure is so he can spend the holidays with family. Trump was reportedly frustrated Barr refuted claims of #electionfraud pic.twitter.com/6XDilveU7G
— 930 WFMD (@930WFMD) December 15, 2020
Media outlets are reporting that the president was also angry Barr kept under wraps the investigation into Hunter Biden’s taxes. Special counsel Robert Mueller accused Barr of inaccurately summarizing his report on the Russia probe.