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Social Media Tears Bill Barr Apart After He Admits He’d Vote for Trump Again

This is why we can't have nice things.

In an interview with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie on Today, former Attorney General William Barr said that no matter what, he will vote for the Republican nominee in 2024 — even if it’s Donald Trump.

This comes after the longtime lawyer has declared both vocally and in his new memoir One Damn Thing After Another that Trump was acting completely crazy after the 2020 election.

I was pretty content with the administration until the election…But after the election, he went off the rails. He wouldn’t listen to anybody except a little coterie of sycophants who were telling him what he wanted to hear. I think he did a lot of damage after the election, both with this idea that the election was stolen, and also by him rallying this group to Capitol Hill where the clear purpose was to intimidate the vice president and Congress.

Those are pretty strong statements to make if Barr is just going to turn around and willingly try to put that guy back in office.

He told the host that he didn’t think Trump should be the nominee and that he would be supporting some other candidate for the nomination. Nevertheless, when Guthrie pressed him on the issue, he admitted he would still absolutely vote for the man he called “dangerous”:

Because I believe the greatest threat to the country is the progressive agenda being pushed by the Democratic Party, it’s inconceivable to me that I wouldn’t vote for the Republican nominee.

So Bill Barr would rather have a president who literally tried to dismantle democracy itself than see student loans being forgiven or further regulation of the healthcare industry.

It sounds like somebody is crazy, and it may not just be Donald Trump alone. Anyone who would support him in a bid to become president again — especially if they’ve recognized the terrible things Trump did — is absolutely nuts.

Twitter was disgusted:

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