ATTORNEY General William Barr, one of President Donald Trump’s biggest allies, is resigning amid lingering tension with the president.
Barr on December 14 went to the White House, where Trump said the attorney general submitted his letter of resignation.
Outgoing Attorney General William Barr[/caption]
If Jeff Rosen taking over for William Barr?
Trump said Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen, whom he labeled “an outstanding person,” will become Acting Attorney General.
What did Trump say about Barr?
The president took to Twitter to confirm that he had met with the outgoing attorney general.
“Just had a very nice meeting with Attorney General Bill Barr at the White House. Our relationship has been a very good one, he has done an outstanding job!” he wrote.
“As per letter, Bill will be leaving just before Christmas to spend the holidays with his family.”
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