Barr Mulls Resigning As Attorney General Before End Of Trump’s Term
The announcement follows Barr’s acknowledgement last week that the Justice Department (DOJ) after investigating had discovered no evidence of widespread voting fraud.
It is still unclear whether Trump’s refusal to concede the election has contributed to Barr’s decision, which he has been floating since before last week.
The attorney general has strongly supported Trump throughout his tenure but claimed last week that the DOJ had not unearthed any evidence of widespread voter fraud.
Barr’s decision reportedly was not affected by Trump and that he started considering his resignation a week before the DOJ announced that it had come up empty-handed.
During an interview with The Associated Press last week, Barr said the DOJ has “not seem fraud on a scale that could have affected a different outcome in the election.”