The media was left with egg on its face after the Department of Justice denied reports that Attorney General William Barr was considering resigning from his post if President Trump didn’t stop tweeting.

Breathless reporting by the likes of The Washington Post, The Associated Press and others claimed that Barr was getting so fed up with Trump’s tweeting he was thinking about stepping down over it, citing anonymous sources.

But DOJ spokesperson Kerri Kupec quickly shut down the reports: “Addressing Beltway rumors: The Attorney General has no plans to resign.”

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