NEWS -- President Trump wanted Attorney General Barr to hold a news conference to declare that there was nothing wrong with his July 25 call with President Zelensky of Ukraine. My story with and
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President Trump asked Attorney General William Barr to hold a news conference stating that no laws were broken in the call with Ukraine’s president, which is now at the heart of the Democratic impeachment inquiry. The attorney general declined.
The president's request that Barr hold a news conference to say there was nothing wrong with the Zelensky call - as Barr did around the Mueller report - echoed his request to Comey to publicly affirm that Trump wasn't personally under investigation
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Looks like there’s some stuff even Barr won’t do. Why not? Too obvious.
This report indicates that pressure from Trump may have influenced DOJ's announcement that it wouldn't pursue the whistleblower complaint.
President Trump asked Attorney General William Barr to hold a news conference stating that no laws were broken in the call with Ukraine’s president, which is now at the heart of the Democratic impeachment inquiry. The attorney general declined.
Barr is dishonest and corrupt, but far from stupid.