Donald Trump

Barr: Trump’s Behavior is a “Betrayal of HIs Office and Supporters”

Published by

Former Attorney General William Barr has denounced President Donald Trump

after rioters, spurred by the president’s incendiary language and baseless claims of election fraud, stormed Capitol Hill yesterday in a bid to overturn the election results.

In a statement to The Associated Press, Barr said Trump’s conduct amounts to a “betrayal of his office and supporters,” adding that “orchestrating a mob to pressure Congress is inexcusable.”

Barr was once one of Trump’s most loyal defenders, though their relationship soured when Barr pushed back against the president’s claims that the 2020 election was fraudulent.  Those claims are baseless: There is no evidence to support Trump’s claims. Barr, several weeks after the election, announced that he has “not seen fraud on a scale that could have effected a different outcome in the election,” much to Trump’s chagrin.


Barr also fell out of favor with Trump when he declined to appoint a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden’s business dealings, arguing that those investigations are already being handled by attorneys within the Department of Justice.

“I think to the extent there’s an investigation, I think that it’s being handled responsibly and professionally currently within the department,” Barr said

last month. “To this point I have not seen a reason to appoint a special counsel, and I have no plan to do so before I leave.”

Barr would resign shortly after.

Published by

Recent Posts

1/6 Committee Puts A Bullseye On The Trumps By Subpoenaing Eric Trump And Kimberly Guilfoyle’s Phone Records

The 1/6 Committee is investigating the Trump family for the 1/6 attack as they have…

7 hours ago

The Net Tightens Around Trump As 1/6 Committee Subpoenas Rudy Giuliani

The 1/6 Committee has subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani, Jenna Ellis, Sidney Powell, and Boris Epshteyn, who…

8 hours ago

Republicans Show Their Terror Over Prosecutions For Forged Election Docs

The former Republican Kansas Attorney General appeared to be scared and making excuses over potential…

10 hours ago

Trump Considering 2024 Run: Decision Depends Primarily Upon Biden and 2022

If Biden is strong, or if the Democrats are strong and Biden chooses - on…

10 hours ago

Sen. Maize Hirono Destroys Mitch McConnell On The Senate Floor

Sen. Hirono took to the Senate floor and tore apart Mitch McConnell's hypocrisy and lies…

10 hours ago

Chuck Schumer Bluntly Tells America That Republicans Are Taking Away Voting Rights

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that Republicans are trying to take away voting…

12 hours ago

This website uses cookies.