The incumbent attorney General of the United States of America Mr. William Barr is resigning from the top cabinet position with effect from Dec. 23, a letter personally signed and sent to President Donald Trump reads in part.
“Your record is all the more historic because you accomplished it in the face of relentless, implacable resistance.
“Few could have weathered these attacks, much less forge ahead with a positive programme for the country,”
“As discussed, I will spend the next week wrapping up a few remaining matters important to the Administration and Depart on Dec. 23,” he said.
President Trump’s Attorney General William Barr has a long history in Washington. He served as AG to George H.W. Bush and spent time working for the CIA.
Barr did not give reasons for the decision in his two-page resignation letter posted by President Donald Trump on Twitter.
Confirming the resignations, Mr. Trump wrote, “Just had a very nice meeting with Attorney General Bill Barr at the White House. Our relationship has been a very good one, he has done an outstanding job!
“As per letter, Bill will be leaving just before Christmas to spend the holidays with his family,” Trump said
In the concluding part, Mr. Trump named Mr. William Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen, whom he also described as an outstanding person, as his successor in an acting capacity.
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