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Posted 12/28/20

Two days before he stepped down as U.S. Attorney General Dec. 23, William Barr offered further evidence that earlier in the month he discovered his ethical compass while rummaging through his desk drawers at the Justice Department.

Mr. Barr began the month by stating, four weeks after the presidential election, that "to date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have effected a different outcome in the election." This sufficiently undercut claims from the White House of a scheme to tilt the vote in Joe Biden's favor that President Trump began attacking the man who had been his most-effective advocate, then tweeted Dec. 14 that Mr. Barr was resigning and would depart before Christmas.

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