U.S. outgoing President Donald Trump says Attorney General William "Bill" Barr is resigning.
Trump told about it on Twitter.
According to Trump, Barr will leave his post just before Christmas to spend the holidays with his family.
There has been speculation about the resignation of the Justice Minister since Barr angered Trump in early December, saying the Justice Department had found no evidence of widespread electoral fraud in the November presidential election.
Trump himself has not admitted his election defeat and has repeatedly claimed without evidence that the election he lost was fraudulent.
According to the President, Acting
with the departure of Barri, Deputy Minister of Justice Jeff Rosen is becoming Minister of Justice.