Attorney General William Barr has announced his resignation, which will be effective December 23.
In his resignation letter, he praised President Donald Trump for his many accomplishments, even in the face of “relentless, implacable resistance.”
Trump tweeted that he and Barr had a “good relationship,” although in recent weeks, Trump took issue with a statement by Barr that no significant election fraud was found, as well as Barr’s apparent withholding of the fact that Hunter Biden was under investigation before the election.
These disagreements are believed to have led to Barr’s resignation less than a month before the next president would be inaugurated.
Nevertheless, Trump said that Barr did an “outstanding job” as attorney general.
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