Attorney general William Barr tells Trump to stop tweeting about cases – live updates

  • Attorney general makes unexpected intervention into controversy over Stone case
  • Trump criticised for interfering in friend’s sentencing
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Trump is up and about, and giving us his first – relatively restrained – response to William Barr’s criticism last night (see earlier).

To summarise: I didn’t interfere in the Roger Stone case, but I could have if I wanted to, and if I had, that would have been fine. But I didn’t.

“The President has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case.” A.G. Barr This doesn’t mean that I do not have, as President, the legal right to do so, I do, but I have so far chosen not to!

TOUGH GUYS FOR TRUMP! pic.twitter.com/DbjZjGzLWU

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