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Trump Is Getting Roasted For His Oddly Cheery Tweet Announcing Bill Barr's Resignation

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Since President Donald Trump appointed him last year, Attorney General William Barr has been one of the most infamous faces of the Trump administration.

Barr misled the public on the contents of the Mueller Report investigating the Trump campaign's associations with Russian actors.

He gave the order to gas peaceful protesters at the White House this past summer in order for Trump to take a picture with a Bible in front of Saint John's Episcopal Church.

He appointed John Durham as Special Counsel to investigate the origins of the Russia investigation.

So it came as a surprise to some that Barr pushed back against Trump's false claims widespread voter fraud coordinated by Democrats tipped the election to President-elect Joe Biden. The Attorney General confirmed the Justice Department found no evidence of fraud that would overturn the election results.

Perhaps most shockingly, news broke Barr knew about a Justice Department investigation into Biden's son Hunter's taxes and concealed them for fear of the investigation being inundated with political speculation. Hunter Biden was a key talking point for the Trump campaign, and Trump has since said Barr should have alerted the public of them.

With only weeks left in his administration, Trump announced on Twitter Barr would be leaving his post.


Trump shared Barr's resignation letter, which heaped praise upon the President and said Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen would take on the role of Attorney General in the interim.

Trump's optimistic announcement was quickly roasted by Twitter users.






Attorney General Barr didn't escape their ire either.




As of Tuesday, Trump has 36 days left as President.