Fox Business presenter Maria Bartiromo would have called the former attorney general William BarrBill Barr The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by ExxonMobil – House sprints for Build Back Better, infrastructure votes today Trump’s lawyer blamed Pence for causing the Capitol attack: Trump’s report doubles down on his request for the Pulitzers to be revoked from WaPost, NYT MORE enraged and yelled at him for not pursuing allegations of voter fraud brought by former President TrumpDonald Trump Stoltenberg Says The Jan. 6 Siege Was An Attack On “ NATO Core Values ” Christie Says Her Only Regret About Preparing Trump’s Debate Is Catching The COVID Woman Who Invaded The Sea- a-Lake Trump deported to China MORE and its allies after the 2020 presidential election, according to a new book.
ABC Correspondent Jonathan Karl reports in his book “Betrayal” that Bartiromo called Barr last November to “complain that the Justice Department had done nothing to prevent Democrats from stealing the election.”
“She called me and was screaming”, Barr saying Karl. “I yelled back at her. She lost it.”
When The Hill requested a comment, Bartiromo, through a Fox News spokesperson, denied the allegations, responding that “it was Barr who was aggressive towards her, yelling and cursing during the call.”
Karl, in his account of the days following the election, mentions a November 8 episode of Bartiromo’s weekend show during which Sydney Powell, a former Trump attorney, appeared on the show and talked about what the journalist and author described it as “the most outlandish allegations of voter fraud,” noting that Bartiromo “did not express a shred of skepticism” towards what Powell was saying.
“It was all a lie,” wrote Karl. “But Sidney Powell’s unhinged theories would never have taken hold if there weren’t people in positions of power and influence who promoted them, people like Maria BartiromoMaria Sara BartiromoDeSantis eyes, bonus of 000 for unvaccinated police officers to move to Florida Judge: Request for Tucker Carlson’s personnel files is ‘intrusive’ The Memo: The fall of the white population could add more fuel to the nativist fire MORE. “
Fox News is one of several conservative news outlets that have been sued in recent months by Dominion Voting Systems and others for allegedly spreading false information about the company. Fox has moved to dismiss the lawsuits. Powell has also been sued by the company.
In the weeks after the election, Trump made one of his first and rare media appearances on the Bartiromo show.
“It’s not that you’re going to change your mind. In other words, my opinion won’t change for six months. There was a tremendous deception here,” Trump said. Bartiromo during an appearance.
Earlier this year, Barr threw cold water on Trump’s repeated claims of voter fraud, calling them “bulls —.”
“It is a counting machine, and they keep everything that was counted. So just reconcile the two, “Barr said at the time.” No discrepancies have been reported anywhere, and I am not aware of any discrepancies yet. “