Trump confirms Attorney General Bill Barr’s resignation via Twitter

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump, in a tweet late Monday afternoon, confirmed the resignation of Attorney General Bill Barr. Trump stated that Barr was leaving “just before Christmas to spend the holidays with his family.”

Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen will be Acting Attorney General following Barr’s departure from the White House on December 23. Richard Donoghue will fill Rosen’s position as Deputy.

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