Trump steps up criticism of Barr

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Trump has denounced Barr’s decision to publicly state that the Department of Justice (DOJ) found no widespread voter fraud in the election, despite claims by the president and his allies.

The president launched a series of new attacks on Barr on Saturday after it became clear the Supreme Court would not interfere in a challenge by Trump allies to overturn the election results.

Trump shared a tweet calling for Barr to be promptly fired over reports the attorney general was aware of a DOJ investigation into the president-elect Joe BidenJoe Biden Biden’s Team Says It’s “Not Surprising” That The Supreme Court Has Dismissed The Texas Trial Giuliani Says The Trump Team “Has Not Finished” After The Supreme Court’s Defeat Of Cuomo considered to become Biden’s attorney generalHunter Biden’s son in the spring, but worked to keep him private.

“A big disappointment! Trump wrote in response to the tweet.

“IF Biden comes in, nothing will happen to Hunter or Joe. Barr will do nothing, and the new group of partisan killers that will arrive will quickly kill everything, ”Trump continued in another tweet.

In a third post, Trump said he believed Barr’s decision to keep Hunter Biden’s investigation private hurt Republicans at the polls last month and called the attorney general by name.

“Why didn’t Bill Barr tell the public the truth before the election about Hunter Biden? Joe was lying on the debate stage that nothing was going or was happening – press confirmed. Big disadvantage for Republicans at the polls! He tweeted.

The broad sides highlight Trump’s rapid change in attitude towards Barr, who had long won favor in the White House for pushing the president’s agenda, but has seen his action spike in recent weeks.

The attorney general first broke with the president earlier this month when he said the DOJ failed to uncover evidence of widespread electoral fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. Barr added that U.S. attorneys and the FBI had investigated specific complaints following the election but had uncovered nothing broad enough to revert to overturning Trump’s loss to Biden.

That public break came to a head during a tense meeting that week at the White House between Trump and Barr. That meeting sparked discussions that Barr may be about to exit, especially after Trump declined to say he trusted Barr.

“Ask me that in a few weeks. They should be looking at all this fraud, ”Trump said after the meeting. “It’s not civilian. He thought it was civilian. It is not civil. It’s crime. This is really bad criminal stuff.

Reports surfaced after the meeting that Barr was considering leaving his post before the end of the Trump administration in January, but the New York Times announced on Thursday that he would complete his tenure as attorney general.

However, scrutiny has escalated again in recent days over a report that Barr is refraining from providing information about the federal investigations into Hunter Biden to congressional Republicans, although the investigations finally became public this week.

Trump and his Republican allies in Congress and in the media made Hunter Biden a prime target during his tenure to work for an energy company in Ukraine while Joe Biden was vice president, although no evidence is available. has surfaced indicating wrongdoing by him or his father.

The president has already sought to eliminate all staff in his administration deemed insufficiently loyal since his electoral defeat on November 3.

Last month Trump sacked former Defense Secretary Mark Esper, with whom he had had a difficult relationship, and installed Christopher Miller, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center and ally, as his acting replacement. He also moved to put Corey LewandowskiCorey LewandowskiTrump’s Lawyer Jenna Ellis Tests Positive For Coronavirus Overnight Defense: Trump Orders Troop Withdrawal From Somalia | 13th US Service Member Dies of COVID-19 | Trump loyalists added to DOD advisory board Lewandowski, Bossie added to Pentagon advisory board after latest purge READ MORE and David Bossie, two of his closest allies, on a Pentagon advisory board after the group’s members were sacked.



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