Washington, D.C. (ECWd) -
U.S. Attorney General William Barr tendered his resignation to day, with an effective date of December 23, 2020.
President Trump tweeted the following:
"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 Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen, an outstanding person, will become Acting Attorney General. Highly respected Richard Donoghue will be taking over the duties of Deputy Attorney General. Thank you to all!"
Read the resignation letter below (or HERE).