President Donald Trump lashed out at his former Attorney General William Barr in a blistering statement earlier this week, going so far as to accuse him of being a “RINO” and a coward.
“Bill Barr was a disappointment in every sense of the word,” Trump said in a statement, according to The Hill. “Besides which, Barr, who was Attorney General (lawyer) shouldn’t be speaking about the President.”
“Instead of doing his job, he did the opposite and told people within the Justice Department not to investigate the election,” he continued. “Just like he did with the Mueller report and the cover up of Crooked Hillary and RUSSIA RUSSIA RUSSIA, they don’t want to investigate the real facts. Bill Barr’s weakness helped facilitate the cover up of the Crime of the Century, the Rigged 2020 Presidential Election!”
This comes after Barr opened up about how his relationship with Trump deteriorated due to the president’s belief that the results of the 2020 presidential election were fraudulent.
“If there was evidence of fraud, I had no motive to suppress it. But my suspicion all the way along was that there was nothing there. It was all bullshit,” Barr said.
Trump ripped into Barr in his statement, calling him a “RINO” who “really let down the American people.”
“Now it was revealed that Barr was being pushed to tell lies about the election by Mitch McConnell, another beauty, who was worried about damaging the Republicans chances in the Georgia runoff,” Trump said. “What really damaged the Senate Republicans was allowing their races to be rigged and stolen, and worse, the American people to no longer believe their vote matters because spineless RINOs like Bill Barr and Mitch McConnell did nothing.”
Trump also cited Barr’s own words in his resignation letter, in which the former attorney general said he was “greatly honored” to have served in the Trump administration. Barr then praised Trump as he boasted about “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.”