Barr tells friends he’d like to stay on as attorney general in a second Trump term: Report

Attorney General William Barr reportedly told friends recently that he hopes President Trump will keep him on as the country’s top law enforcement official should he win reelection.

“Barr told me recently he supports the president and would be inclined to stay if the president wanted him to,” Richard Cullen, a friend of Barr’s and a lawyer who represented Vice President Mike Pence, told the Washington Post.

Barr’s relationship with the president has, at times, seemed shaky, and his comments to friends came to light just days after reports that said Trump was growing increasingly frustrated with Barr and considering firing FBI Director Christopher Wray
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