MICHAEL BALSAMO, COLLEEN LONG and ZEKE MILLER
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday ignored his attorney general's public request to stop tweeting about the Justice Department, saying he had the legal right to ask the agency to intervene in a criminal case, but he's so far "chosen not to."
Trump's Friday morning tweet came just hours after Attorney General William Barr said in a striking interview with ABC News that the president's tweets were making it "impossible" to do his job, especially following the department's bungled handling of the sentencing recommendation for Trump ally and confidant Roger Stone.
Trump, in his tweet, also left open the possibility that he would ask Barr for something in a criminal matter in the future.
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