Trump called Barr ‘a disappointment in every sense of the word’ after a new book said he called Trump’s election-fraud claims ‘bulls—‘

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Former President Donald Trump and former Attorney General Bill Barr at the White House. Alex Wong/Getty Images
  • A new book excerpt said former Trump AG Bill Barr called Trump’s election-fraud claims “bulls—.”
  • Trump hit back in a Sunday night statement, calling Barr “a disappointment in every sense of the word.”
  • He also said “Barr, who was Attorney General (lawyer) shouldn’t be speaking about the President.”
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Former President Donald Trump called his attorney general Bill Barr “a disappointment in every sense of the word” after a book excerpt said that Barr dismissed his election-fraud claims.

Trump said in a Sunday statement, according to The Hill: “Bill Barr was a disappointment in every sense of the word.”

“Besides which, Barr, who was Attorney General (lawyer) shouldn’t be speaking about the President.”

In his forthcoming book, “Betrayal,” ABC News correspondent Jonathan Karl reported that Barr called Trump’s bogus election-fraud claims “bulls—.”

According to the book, Trump was also furious after Barr told the Associated Press that the Justice Department had not found any evidence of widespread voter fraud, and told Barr: “How the f— could you do this to me? Why did you say it?”

Barr resigned as Attorney General in mid-December with a letter that praised Trump.