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What Bill Barr Told President Trump About Election Fraud Before Leaving White House

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What Bill Barr Told President Trump About Election Fraud Before Leaving White House

I'm sure that there are many of you out there who either don't like Attorney General Bill Barr, or maybe you do like him.

Maybe you're not even sure what to think about him anymore after his early departure from the Trump administration as well as some of the things that he has said recently, especially those remarks made about the election fraud.

We know that AG Barr told the Associated Press at the beginning of December that “to date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have effected a different outcome in the election.”

The retort to that, and I'm not saying it's true or false is that they haven't actually looked at the evidence up close. President Trump's legal team led by Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis pushed back saying, "With all due respect to the attorney general, there hasn't been any semblance of a Department of Justice investigation."

I think that this is very likely true. So what was it though? Did AG Barr look at the evidence at all? Did he look at is closely enough? Or was AG Barr working against President Trump?

We recently learned more about AG Barr's feelings about the election investigation as well.

“These things aren’t panning out,” Barr told the president, standing beside his chief of staff Will Levi. “The stuff that these people are filling your ear with just isn’t true.” Barr explained that if Trump wanted to contest the election results, the president’s internal campaign lawyers would have to do it.

The Justice Department, he continued, had looked at the major fraud allegations that Trump’s lawyers had leveled. “It’s just bull***t,” Barr told the president. [White House counsel Pat] Cipollone backed up Barr by saying the DOJ was investigating these claims.

I'm going to be quite honest, I have a lot of respect for Pat Cipollone. After all, he was one of the head honchos behind the Trump defense counsel during the impeachment trial.

I really wish I had more information about what they've seen or what they haven't seen and I'd like to hear a detailed explanation of how they explain certain irregularities.

Sources:
AP

Photo Credit: Office of Public Affairs

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