President Donald Trump on Sunday, Dec. 13, continued to lament the way William Barr handled the Hunter Biden probe, saying the U.S. attorney general should have “stepped up” to alert that Joe Biden’s son had been under investigation during the presidential election.

During an interview with Fox News, the president insisted that everybody is disappointed with Barr’s silence after the news outlet’s reporter Brian Kilmeade mentioned about Hunter confirming investigations on himself.

“Joe Biden lied on the debate stage he said there’s nothing happening, nothing happening, and Bill Barr should have stepped up,” President Trump replied.

The president said that “Bill Barr should have done the same thing” with the way Robert Mueller, a special counsel who was heading the Russia probe, disputed a phony article by BuzzFeed in 2019 that reported President Trump directed his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.

“All he had to do is say an investigation is going on,” President Trump said of Barr.

“By the way, I don’t want to say anything bad happened to Hunter Biden. Whatever it is, it is the facts, but I don’t want to say anything bad happened to Hunter Biden. And I purposely stay out of it,” he continued.

“But when you affect an election, Bill Barr frankly did the wrong thing… when they are saying things, making statements and the press is purposely not reporting it, Bill Barr, I believe, not believe I know, had an obligation to set the record straight,” he added.

Hunter’s probe became public last week when he disclosed that he was being investigated for possible tax fraud during his time working for a Ukrainian gas company while his father served as vice president in the Obama administration.

In several tweets on Saturday, President Trump also criticized Barr, branding Barr a “big disappointment” in a reply to a post from conservative commentator Todd Starnes who called for Barr to be “fired by the end of business today.”

The president revealed that he intends to “declassify everything” after Barr and his Department of Justice reportedly withheld information about its ongoing investigation into Hunter.

“Why didn’t Bill Barr reveal the truth to the public, before the Election, about Hunter Biden. Joe was lying on the debate stage that nothing was wrong, or going on – Press confirmed. Big disadvantage for Republicans at the polls!” he wrote in another tweet.

President Trump also warned that, “WE HAVE JUST BEGUN TO FIGHT!!!”

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