U.S. Attorney General William has repeatedly reportedly considered resigning before Donald Trump’s term expires on January 20, 2021.
Mr Barr, who has often been accused of leading the judiciary to support Mr Trump’s political agenda, said last week that federal investigators had found no evidence to support the president’s allegations of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election.
Following the remarks, the attorney general held an exciting meeting with the incoming president, who has not yet acknowledged the Nov. 3 vote that he insisted on “fraud” without providing any evidence.
Mr Barr is considering resigning a week before the Justice Department’s announcement, citing lack of evidence of electoral fraud, and said he could leave before the end of 2020. The New York Times.
If that happens, Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen is expected to take over until the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on January 20.
When asked about his position last week, Mr. Trump declined to express confidence in Mr. Barr, saying: “Ask me in a few weeks from now.” White House Press Secretary Calehi McKenzie declined to comment on whether the president still has confidence in Mr. Barr.
The Times Mr Barr, unlike many other members of Mr Trump’s cabinet, said he had agreed to a majority in the presidency.
In October, two private ethics groups released a report accusing Mr. Barr of using his public office powers to further Dr. Donald Trump’s political motives and prioritize the president’s interests in U.S. national security. The report called on the House of Representatives to initiate impeachment proceedings against Mr. Barr.