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BREAKING: US Attorney General, Bill Barr resign, relinquished office to deputy
United States Attorney General, Bill Barr, has taken a bow of his duty, relinquished office to his deputy, Richard Donoghue.
President Donald Trump disclosed on Monday evening through his official Twitter handle after a meeting with Barr at the White House.
He maintained that both relationships have been very good one adding the outgoing attorney has done an outstanding job.
Based on the letter left with Trump, Bill Barr will officially be leaving office before Christmas to spend a holiday with his family.
Trump’s tweet read: “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! As per letter, Bill will be leaving just before Christmas to spend the holidays with his family.
He noted that his deputy, who according to Trump an outstanding and highly respected person will duly take over as the new Attorney General.
“Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen, an outstanding person, will become Acting Attorney General. Highly respected, will be taking over the duties of Deputy Attorney General. Thank you to all!”
A signed letter of Barr’s resignation with heading Office of the Attorney General, Washington D.C. 20530, dated December 14, 2020, and directed to President Donald J. Trump, the White House, Washington, D.C. 20500 read below:
“Dear Mr. President,
I appreciate the opportunity to update you this afternoon on the Department’s review of voter fraud allegations in the 2020 election and how these allegations will continue to be pursued. At a time when the country is so deeply divided. it is incumbent on al! levels of government, and all agencies acting within their purview, to do all we can to assure the integrity of elections and promote public confidence in their outcome,
I am greatly honored that you called on me to serve your Administration and the American people once again as Attorney General. I am proud to have played a role in the many successes and unprecedented achievements you have delivered for the American people. Your record is all the more historic because you accomplished it in the face of relentless, implacable resistance. Your 2016 victory speech in which you reached out to your opponents and called for working together for the benefit of the American people was immediately met by a partisan onslaught against you in which no tactic, no matter how abusive and deceitful, was out of bounds. The nadir of this campaign was the effort to cripple, if not oust, your Administration with frenzied and baseless accusations of collusion with Russia.
Few could have weathered these attacks, much less forge ahead with a positive program for the country. You built the strongest and most resilient economy in American history one that has brought unprecedented progress to those previously left out. You have restored American military strength. By brokering historic peace deals in the Mideast you have achieved what most thought impossible. You have curbed illegal immigration and enhanced the security of our nation’s borders. You have advanced the rule of law by appointing a record number of judges committed to constitutional principles. With Operation Warp Speed, you delivered a vaccine for coronavirus on a schedule no one thought conceivable ~ a feat that will undoubtedly save millions of lives.
During your Administration, the Department of Justice has worked tirelessly to protect the public from violent crime; worked closely with leaders in Mexico to fight the drug cartels; cracked down on China’s exploitation of our economy and workers; defended competition in the marketplace, especially the technology sector; and supported the men and women of law enforcement who selflessly-and too often thanklessly-risk their lives to keep our communities safe.
As discussed, I will spend the next week wrapping up a few remaining matters important’ to the Administration and depart on December 23rd.
Wishing you, Melania, and your family a Merry Christmas and a Blessed Holiday Season. God Bless.
William P. Barr Attorney General”