Attorney General Bill Barr Resigns

Attorney General William Bar Leads Law Enforcement Round Table

President Donald Trump announced that Attorney General Bill Barr is stepping down.

"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...," President Trump tweeted.

In a follow-up tweet, that included Barr's letter of resignation, Trump said that Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen will serve as Acting Attorney General.

"...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!," Trump said.

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