Fmr. U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr on federal indictment of fmr. Pres. Trump

June 12, 2023
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He’s not a victim here.

Former Attorney General of the United States (1991 – 1993 and 2019 – 2020) Bill Barr on the federal indictment of U.S. President Donald Trump.

Why It Matters: Barr's opinion is notable as a former AG, and former member of the Trump administration. Barr has been both an ally and critic of his former boss, and underscores the seriousness of the allegations that President Trump denies.

Barr predicts trouble for Trump over indictment: 'If even half of it is true, then he's toast' (USA Today)

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by Jenna Lee,