President Trump addresses the media Tuesday afternoon before boarding Air Force One.
REPORTER: Do you think [Attorney General Bill Barr] could still do his job with integrity, though?
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Oh, yeah.
REPORTER: He says it’s making it hard for him to do his job with integrity.
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: He’s a very — he’s a man with great integrity. The Attorney General is a man with incredible integrity.
Now, just so you understand, I chose not to be involved. I’m allowed to be totally involved. I’m actually, I guess, the chief law enforcement officer of the country, but I’ve chosen not to be involved.
But he is a man of great integrity. But I would be — I could be involved if I wanted to be.