AG Barr: Trump’s tweets ‘make it impossible for me to do my job’

AG Barr: Trump’s tweets ‘make it impossible for me to do my job’
William Barr, Donald Trump (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Call me crazy, but this looks like a time-waster being lobbed out there by Trump and Barr.  On inspection, it doesn’t actually mean anything. I don’t notice Barr resigning in frustration.  Trump just says “meh.”  Your do you on this one.]

The White House says President Trump isn’t “bothered” or deterred after Attorney General Bill Barr told ABC News on Thursday that the president’s tweets “make it impossible for me to do my job,” in an unusual swipe at the president — although Barr emphasized that Trump “has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case.”

Barr’s unexpected comments came days after Trump, in a late-night tweet earlier this week, criticized career Justice Department prosecutors for recommending a nine-year prison sentence for his former advisor Roger Stone. …

“I think it’s time to stop the tweeting about Department of Justice criminal cases,” Barr said. “I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody … whether it’s Congress, a newspaper editorial board, or the president.”

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Barr continued, “I’m gonna do what I think is right, and you know… I cannot do my job here at the department with a constant background commentary that undercuts me.”

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