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Outgoing AG Barr dismisses Trump's election overturn efforts

Outgoing AG Barr dismisses Trump's election overturn efforts
Barr, who leaves office Wednesday after abruptly resigning, issued a remarkable series of parting shots at Trump,

A special counsel to probe election irregularities?In a swan song press conference, Barr dismissed the idea of appointing a special counsel to investigate unfounded claims of fraud in the presidential election.In perhaps the biggest blow of all to his soon-to-be ex-boss, Barr said he won’t appoint a special counsel to take over the investigation into the taxes of Hunter Biden, the son of the president-elect.“I have not seen a reason to appoint a special counsel and I have no plan to do so before I leave,” he said.

Naming a special counsel would make it harder for Biden to shut down investigations once he takes office on Jan.Hunter Biden’s “laptop from hell”?

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