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Donald Trump, left, has slams claims, he asked Attorney General Bill Barr, right, to hold a press conference to protect him from misconduct over Ukraine if & # 39; not at all true & # 39;

Donald Trump has condemned claims that he has asked Attorney General Bill Barr to hold a press conference acquitting him of misconduct in Ukraine if & # 39; completely untrue & # 39 ;.

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The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Barr refused to continue the claim after a whistleblower complaint about the President's call to the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky.

A source, unidentified by the newspaper, claims that Trump's request was made at the same time that a transcript of the conversation was made public by the White House on September 25.

But the president went to Twitter at the end of Wednesday to dismiss the reports as & # 39; fake news with anonymous sources that don't exist & # 39 ;.

Trump tweeted: & # 39; The story in the Amazon Washington Post, naturally picked up by Fake News CNN, and said: & # 39; President Trump asked AG Barr to organize a press conference to clean him up about Ukraine & # 39 ;, is not at all true and just another FAKE NEWS story with anonymous sources that do not exist ….

& # 39; …. The LameStream Media, the enemy of the people, works overtime with invented stories to stimulate division and distrust! & # 39;

Donald Trump, left, has slams claims, he asked Attorney General Bill Barr, right, to hold a press conference to protect him from misconduct over Ukraine if & # 39; not at all true & # 39;

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Donald Trump, left, has slams claims, he asked Attorney General Bill Barr, right, to hold a press conference to protect him from misconduct over Ukraine if & # 39; not at all true & # 39;

He tweeted two minutes in advance to say: & # 39; Years ago, when Media was legitimate, people known as & # 39; Always call Fact Checkers to check if a story was correct. Today they don't use & # 39; Fact Checkers & # 39; more, they just write what they want! & # 39;

The report claims that Trump has mentioned Barr's alleged refusal in the following weeks, but that the couple is still in a good relationship.

The Ministry of Justice did not comment on the claims CNN.

It was the Office of Legal Counsel of the Ministry of Justice that chose not to send the whistleblower complaint about the call to the congress. Barr was not involved in that process.

Instead, the attorneys at the Department of Justice investigated the allegations in the Trump complaint and ruled that the president did not violate campaign financing law when he made his request to Zelensky.

The office of the Inspector General of the DOJ told the legislators about the existence of the complaint, but not about its content.

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Democrats then publicly criticized DoJ for failing to forward the whistleblower's report to Congress and those complaints led to media reports about the call and its content.

A source told The Washington Post: & I suppose Barr has not changed anything, that he has traveled a healthy distance from the start. He knows the parameters of the relationship between a president and an AG. & # 39;

The president went to Twitter at the end of Wednesday to dismiss the claims as & # 39; fake news & # 39;

The president went to Twitter at the end of Wednesday to dismiss the claims as & # 39; fake news & # 39;

The president went to Twitter at the end of Wednesday to dismiss the claims as & # 39; fake news & # 39;

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Trump repeatedly told Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in a phone call that Barr and Trump & # 39; s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani could help investigate his Democratic rival in the 2020 election, Joe Biden, according to a summary of the summer talk.

Ministry of Justice officials maintain that Barr was not aware of Trump's comments at the time of the July 25 call. But when Barr heard of that call a few weeks later, he was & # 39; surprised and angry & # 39; when he discovered that he and Giuliani had been lumped together, someone familiar with Barr told Associated Press.

Barr is the highest law enforcement officer in the country in charge of the Ministry of Justice, which traditionally has a certain degree of independence from the White House.

But for Trump, there often seems to be little difference between the two lawyers.

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& # 39; I will have Mr. Giuliani call you and I will also call Attorney General Barr and we will sort it out to the bottom, & # 39; Trump told Zelenskiy, according to a memo from the call released by the White House.

Donald Trump has denied claims he has asked Attorney General Bill Barr to hold a press conference to protect him from misconduct during his conversation with Volodymyr Zelensky

Donald Trump has denied claims he has asked Attorney General Bill Barr to hold a press conference to protect him from misconduct during his conversation with Volodymyr Zelensky

Donald Trump has denied claims he has asked Attorney General Bill Barr to hold a press conference to protect him from misconduct during his conversation with Volodymyr Zelensky

Since attending Attorney General in February, Barr has been one of Trump's most solid defenders. In a news conference this year in a news conference, he drafted Robert Mueller's advice in special terms, even though Mueller said he did not acquit Trump.

Kathleen Clark, professor of legal ethics at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, said that Trump treats the country's attorney general as if he were just another personal lawyer.

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Trump has often praised Barr and his efforts to embrace the president's political agenda. This is in stark contrast to Trump's relationship with his first attorney general, Jeff Sessions, who repeatedly insulted the president in public.

Barr is confronted with questions about Trump's reach to Ukraine and will probably have to explain why the government was trying to hold a whistleblower complaint about the controversial move of Congress.

Trump repeatedly told Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in a phone call that Barr and Trump & # 39; s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani could help investigate his Democratic rival in the 2020 election, Joe Biden, according to a summary of the summer talk.

Barr has been examined by Congress Democrats who have accused him of acting more on behalf of Trump than for the justice system.

Democrats have also called on Barr to renounce decisions on the Ukraine issue. However, those close to Barr argued that there would be no reason to do so because he was not aware of the Trump-Zelenskiy conversation.

Trump has tried, without evidence, to involve the Bidens in the kind of corruption that has long plagued Ukraine.

Hunter Biden was at the same time a member of the board of a Ukrainian gas company and vice-president Joe Biden led the Obama's diplomatic relations with Ukraine.

Although the timing gave rise to concern among anti-corruption advocates, there is no evidence that Biden did anything wrong. There is no evidence that Hunter Biden was ever investigated in Ukraine.

The Department of Justice was first informed of Trump's call when a CIA lawyer mentioned the complaint of the unidentified CIA officer on August 14, said a person familiar with the case was not competent was to discuss the matter publicly and spoke anonymously.

Some attorneys from the Ministry of Justice found out about the allegations after the whistleblower filed a complaint with the internal watchdog of the intelligence community.

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The watchdog later expressed concern that Trump may have violated the campaign finance law. The Justice Department said there was no crime and closed the case.

Hunter Biden was at the same time a member of the board of a Ukrainian gas company, when VP Joe Biden in the photo led the diplomatic relations of the Obama administration with Ukraine

Hunter Biden was at the same time a member of the board of a Ukrainian gas company, when VP Joe Biden in the photo led the diplomatic relations of the Obama administration with Ukraine

Hunter Biden was at the same time a member of the board of a Ukrainian gas company, when VP Joe Biden in the photo led the diplomatic relations of the Obama administration with Ukraine

Trump has tried, without evidence, to involve the Bidens in the kind of corruption that has long plagued Ukraine. Hunter is depicted in his first broadcast interview since the story broke out

Trump has tried, without evidence, to involve the Bidens in the kind of corruption that has long plagued Ukraine. Hunter is depicted in his first broadcast interview since the story broke out

Trump has tried, without evidence, to involve the Bidens in the kind of corruption that has long plagued Ukraine. Hunter is depicted in his first broadcast interview since the story broke out

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In September, Nancy accused Pelosi Barr of & # 39; rogue states & # 39; and using the Ministry of Justice to participate in the & # 39; cover-up of a cover-up & # 39; for President Trump.

Pelosi also wondered why Barr was still responsible for handling the complaint at the Ministry of Justice. There have been suggestions that the Attorney General should refuse himself from the case, including one from Jerry Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.

The Justice Department said President Barr never asked to contact Ukraine.

Ministry of Justice spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said Barr was first informed about Trump's conversation with the Ukrainian president when the department heard of the whistleblower complaint.

& # 39; The President has not asked the Attorney General to contact Ukraine – on this or any other matter, & # 39; said Kupec in a statement on Wednesday.

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& # 39; The President has not spoken with the Attorney General about having Ukraine investigated with regard to former Vice President Biden or his son, & # 39; she added.

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