If it's any consolation, Trump's tweets make it impossible for him to do his job, too.
“I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody ... whether it’s Congress, a newspaper editorial board, or the president. I’m gonna do what I think is right.” Barr is exactly right. That’s how a principled AG should act. POTUS is lucky to have him.
“I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody….whether it’s Congress, newspaper editorial boards, or the president," Bill Barr tells News. "I cannot do my job here at the department with a constant background commentary that undercuts me.”
Translation: I’m doing exactly what President Trump wants, I just wish he’d stop Tweeting about it.
Attorney General Barr is happy to obstruct justice but Trump needs to stop Tweeting about it all the time ... Barr blasts Trump's tweets on Stone case: 'Impossible for me to do my job': ABC News Exclusive - ABC News - via
Wow. Barr says the president's tweets make it impossible for him to do his job and that he cannot continue in his role with "background noise."
BREAKING - Barr blasts Trump's tweets: 'Impossible for me to do my job': News Exclusive with
EXCLUSIVE: Attorney General Bill Barr tells News “the president has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case”—but should stop tweeting about the Justice Dept. because his tweets “make it impossible for me to do my job.”
Well, well. Barr blasts Trump's tweets on Stone case: 'Impossible for me to do my job': ABC News Exclusive - ABC News - via
“I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody….whether it’s Congress, newspaper editorial boards, or the president," Bill Barr tells News. "I cannot do my job here at the department with a constant background commentary that undercuts me.”
Barr tells that he discussed Roger Stone sentence on Monday with US atty and thought that there would not be a specific 7-9 year recommendation. Instead, he thought it would leave it to the judge. Says he was surprised at specific time frame.
EXCLUSIVE: Attorney General Bill Barr tells News “the president has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case”—but should stop tweeting about the Justice Dept. because his tweets “make it impossible for me to do my job.”
Barr blasts Trump's tweets on Stone case: 'Impossible for me to do my job': ABC News Exclusive
When asked if he expects the president to react to his criticism of the tweets, Barr said: “I hope he will react.” “And respect it?” ABC’s Thomas asked. “Yes,” Barr said.
“I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody….whether it’s Congress, newspaper editorial boards, or the president," Bill Barr tells News. "I cannot do my job here at the department with a constant background commentary that undercuts me.”
NEW: In exclusive interview with , Barr blasts Trump's tweets on Stone case: 'Impossible for me to do my job'
Barr tells that Trump’s tweets “make it impossible for me to do my job” and says “I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody” including the president.
Barr: Trump's tweets “make it impossible for me to do my job.” But Trump "has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case."
Barr blasts the President, saying he should stop tweeting about the Justice Department because his tweets “make it impossible for me to do my job.” Huge exclusive by and our DOJ team
EXCLUSIVE: Attorney General Bill Barr: If the president "were to say ‘go investigate somebody’...and you sense it’s because they’re a political opponent, then an attorney general shouldn’t carry that out, wouldn’t carry that out."
What? A Trump toady reaches his limit? “It’s time to stop the tweeting about...criminal cases...I’m not going to be bullied...by...the president. I cannot do my job here at the department with a constant background commentary that undercuts me.”
I’ll believe that Trump is growing into the presidency when his staff stops talking about him like a toddler. [This is the 1217th tweet in the #ToddlerinChief thread.]
Barr getting sassy!
Is this Barr just saying "hey you don't need to tweet, just tell me privately how you want me to corrupt the process of justice and I'll do it!"
Worth watching this interview with Attorney General Barr : via
Barr blasts Trump's tweets on Stone case: 'Impossible for me to do my job': ABC News Exclusive - ABC News - via
Barr blasts Trump's tweets: 'Impossible for me to do my job': ABC News Exclusive - ABC News via