Former Attorney General William Barr criticized President Trump on Thursday, stating that his conduct was a “betrayal of his office and supporters.”
Barr, a former ally of the president, added that “orchestrating a mob to pressure Congress is inexcusable” in a statement to the Associated Press.
The former attorney general resigned last month, with Trump noting that the two had a “very good” relationship and praising him for doing an “outstanding job”:
…Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen, an outstanding person, will become Acting Attorney General. Highly respected Richard Donoghue will be taking over the duties of Deputy Attorney General. Thank you to all! pic.twitter.com/V5sqOJT9PM
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 14, 2020
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Prior to his resignation, Barr said that the Justice Department had not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election.
Barr, at the time, told the Associated Press, “to date, we have not