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FM123

(10,053 posts)
Wed Dec 2, 2020, 04:56 PM Dec 2020

William Barr gets the cold shoulder from the White House

(Washington Post via MSN) If there’s a member of President Trump’s Cabinet who has gone furthest out on a limb for him, it might be Attorney General William P. Barr. Since issuing a misleadingly pro-Trump summary of the Mueller report, he has intervened in a number of cases on behalf of Trump’s allies, sometimes in extraordinary ways. He has also echoed Trump’s controversial rhetoric on issues such as mail voting and antifa.

But even Barr has apparently become a squish in the eyes of Trumpworld. And on Wednesday, he received a rather conspicuous lack of an endorsement from the White House.

In a news briefing, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany was asked whether Trump has confidence in Barr after the attorney general said Tuesday that he had found no voter fraud on the level required to change the results of the 2020 election. Her answer was decidedly noncommittal — even more so than past instances in which she has been asked about other administration officials and nominees.

“Does he have faith in Attorney General William P. Barr? Does he still have confidence in him?” asked NBC News’s Kristen Welker.

McEnany declined to commit to that.

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William Barr gets the cold shoulder from the White House (Original Post) FM123 Dec 2020 OP
Kayleigh Josef Goebbels in Trumpworld gohuskies Dec 2020 #1
Of course. Trump is completely transactional and he turns on almost everyone. Mike 03 Dec 2020 #2
Ah, that famous trump loyalty. I hope he feels like shit for covering up so many crimes for so long catbyte Dec 2020 #3
"I'm not speaking to him anymore." grumpyduck Dec 2020 #4
Seems like no one is immune. kskiska Dec 2020 #5

Mike 03

(16,616 posts)
2. Of course. Trump is completely transactional and he turns on almost everyone.
Wed Dec 2, 2020, 05:03 PM
Dec 2020

He turned on Jeff Sessions, the first politician to give him "legitimacy" and dozens of others besides, including his beloved generals, like Kelly, Mattis and McMaster.

This is one reason why their devotion to him is quite absurd.

catbyte

(34,331 posts)
3. Ah, that famous trump loyalty. I hope he feels like shit for covering up so many crimes for so long
Wed Dec 2, 2020, 05:04 PM
Dec 2020

just to be kicked to the curb but I know he's incapable of it.

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