United States Attorney General Bill Barr recently appointed the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas, John Bash, to delve into the process called ‘unmasking.’
But Bash suddenly issued his resignation on Monday.
“This morning I submitted my resignation to the President and the Attorney General, effective Friday,” said Bash via Twitter on Monday. “Last month I accepted a position in the private sector.”
This morning I submitted my resignation to the President and the Attorney General, effective Friday. Last month I accepted a position in the private sector.
It has been a great honor to serve the people of Texas as U.S. Attorney.
Full statement: https://t.co/QsTN3L3Roh
— US Attorney John Bash (@USAttyBash) October 5, 2020
Bash has positive things to say about the department in his resignation statement. “I leave the Department with a profound respect for its people, its traditions, and its importance to our constitutional democracy,” said Bash.
To read Bash’s full resignation statement and more about this story, click here.