[Ed. – A measured and sensible response, as always. It would be just as stupid to vow to leave, no matter what, as to go down rat-holes now about potential reasons not to.]
During his hearing with the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, Barr was peppered by the panel’s Democratic members about a wide range of Justice Department-related topics — whether Trump would leave office if he lost November’s general election was just one of them.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) asked the attorney general: “Mr. Barr … what will you do if Donald Trump loses the election on November 3rd but refuses to leave office on January 20th?”
Barr answered: “Well, if the results are clear, I would leave office.”
“Do you believe that there is any basis or legitimacy to Donald Trump’s recent claim that he can’t provide an answer as to whether he would leave office?” Jeffries followed up.