Trump Ignores AG Barr’s Request to Stop Tweeting About DOJ

President Donald Trump ignored his attorney general's public request to stop tweeting about the Justice Department, saying he had the legal right to ask the agency to intervene in a criminal case, but he's so far “chosen not to.”

  • Published 14 February 2020

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump ignored his attorney general’s public request to stop tweeting about the Justice Department, saying he had the legal right to ask the agency to intervene in a criminal case, but he’s so far “chosen not to.” Trump’s tweet came just hours after Attorney General William Barr said in a striking interview with ABC News that the president’s tweets were making it “impossible” to do his job, especially following the… Read at AP News