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Former White House Press Secretary Joe Lockhart (pictured in November 1998), attacked Attorney General William Barr’s credibility during a CNN interview.

President Bill Clinton’s former press Secretary went on a blistering attack against state attorney General William Barr, accusing him of lying to the American people and not of an “incredible man of integrity.”

Former White House Press Secretary Joe Lockhart went on the offensive during an appearance on CNN’s “New day” on Monday morning.

After the show old footage of Barr played discussed the issue of executive privilege in relation to President Clinton, Lockhart unloading.

“I don’t know, Bill Barr… I don’t know that I believe that all the stories prior to his confirmation, he said, an incredible man of integrity,” he said.

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“He was the man for the job. If someone believed, and still believe, you are just naive.”

Lockhart then took the objective, such as Barr, the release of the Special Counsel, Robert Mueller’s report has dealt with.

“What he did was an incredible disservice to the country,” he said on CNN.

“The way he held back the report, and then on three different occasions told the American public, this is what the report says. So that everyone can read it in this state of mind. The fact is that the report says exactly the opposite.

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“You call it a misleading spin. I call it a lie. If you are the President of the United States, the press secretary, the attorney-General to change all the effortless lying something.”

Lockhart is not the only person to aim on Barr in the last few days, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Democrat Maxine Waters calls him into question.

“He does something again, to RAM the goes, up to its reputation. Absolutely his reputation shot,” Scarborough said last week, from Barr ‘ s handling of the release of the Mueller report, which also describes him as a “political hack” and not “a renowned legal mind.”

“Here’s a guy that served in Washington for 30 years, had back the respect of the Republicans — he will not get his reputation. It is the shot. Sullied, the way he handled himself.”

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“What he did was an incredible disservice to the country,” the former said White House press Secretary Joe Lockhart, AG Barr.

Meanwhile, water from the attorney General of the state devastated on the eve of the Special Counsel Müller ‘s report is released to the public, citing Barr, “a lackey and a sycophant” for President Trump.

“I never would have Barr to do something expected, that would be respectful to the members of the Congress, or us, in any way, really,” she told MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, joining colleagues are furious about the decision by Barr to hold a press conference before the release of a redacted version of the report.

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“He has himself. He applied for this job. He was elected to protect the President of the United States, and that is exactly what he is doing. I’m not surprised.”

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