A.G. Barr, that faithful sentry,
Guards the Oval Office entry.
Though he stays all legal action,
He should check self-satisfaction:
Add a single scandal more
And he’ll be frog-marched out the door.
William “Bill” Barr was appointed as the U.S. attorney general in February 2019. Though he had no official role in Trump’s impeachment, Barr has publicly defended the Trump administration on multiple occasions during and beyond the trials.
John Lithgow is an actor and, most recently, played Winston Churchill in Peter Morgan’s The Crown
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