BOOK: Bill Barr Called Trump’s Election Lies “Bullshit”

The Hill reports:

Former Attorney General Bill Barr reportedly called Trump’s false claims of election fraud “bull—-,” according to a new book on the final days of the Trump administration. The revelation comes from the book “Betrayal,” authored by ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl.

The Atlantic published an excerpt from the book on Sunday, providing key details of Barr’s relationship with Trump in the waning days of the administration, and a peek into the then-attorney general’s thoughts on Trump’s repeated and unsubstantiated claims of election fraud.

Barr also revealed that then-Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) repeatedly urged the attorney general to speak out against Trump’s claims of election fraud.

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