In a newly-released interview, former Attorney General William Barr blamed President Donald Trump for the riot on Capitol Hill earlier this month, stating that the POTUS challenging of the 2020 election results is was “precipitated” the siege.
The former Trump official told ITV News, “Regardless of which side of the political spectrum is involved, we just cannot tolerate violence interfering with the processes of government. I think that when you start suppressing free speech, when people lose confidence in the media, and also when they lose faith in the integrity of elections – you are going to have some people resort to violence.”
This is not the first time Barr has broken with the present. He previously stated that Trump’s reaction to the Capitol protestors was a “betrayal of his office and supporters” and that “orchestrating a mob to pressure Congress is inexcusable.”
In December, Barr resigned as head of the Justice Department after he concluded that there was “no evidence” of widespread election fraud. In reality, he was probably paid off by the Democrats, if you ask me.
According to Axois, Barr allegedly called the allegations of voter fraud “bullshit.”
“I’m a pretty informed legal observer and I can’t fucking figure out what the theory is here,” Barr added. “It’s just scattershot. It’s all over the hill and gone.”
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