Jenna Ellis, a former member of President Trump’s legal team in the wake of the 2020 election, said that Attorney General Bill Barr “sandbagged Trump’s effort to get to the truth” and that he “let the clock run out” on post-election challenges:

This was in response to an article by ABC News’ Jonathan Karl based on reporting for his new book on the last days of the Trump administration.

Karl also reported that Mitch McConnel asked Barr to speak out on Trump’s 2020 election fraud claims because he and fellow Republicans “cannot be frontally attacking him right now” with the upcoming Georgia special elections:

Both Barr and McConnell confirmed it:

This then led to the now-infamous interview Barr gave to the AP where he said, “To date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have effected a different outcome in the election”:

According to Karl, Barr also criticized Trump’s “clown” legal team in a meeting with the president.

“You may be right about that,” Trump reportedly said in response:

Barr, however, isn’t winning over any critics with this “reputation laundering”:

More collusion?

Well, at least Russia isn’t involved — yet.

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