Attorney General James Releases Statements on Biden-Harris Electoral Win and Attorney General Barr’s Resignation

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James tonight released the following statement after she and other members of the electoral college cast their votes for President-elect Joseph Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, giving them the victory needed to be inaugurated on January 20, 2021:

“Today, I and other electoral college members from around the nation fulfilled the will of the American people and took the final steps to ensure Joe Biden and Kamala Harris become the next president and vice president of the United States. Our nation’s voters can be proud that the electoral process works, and that Americans’ voices have been heard.”

Separately, Attorney General James released the following statement after it was announced that U.S. Attorney General William Barr would resign from the Trump Administration later this month:

“This evening, President Trump announced that U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr would be leaving office later this month. As this lame duck administration’s days come to an end, I would remind President Trump that the rule of law will prevail and that I, and others, will fight to protect and defend the rights enshrined in our Constitution every single day, no matter who is attorney general.”