Three rea­sons Biden is los­ing his patience with Mer­rick Gar­land

Ten­sions between Pres­i­dent Joe Biden and Attor­ney Gen­er­al Mer­rick Gar­land have con­tin­ued to esca­late fol­low­ing the spe­cial coun­sel report stat­ing that the pres­i­dent has dimin­ished men­tal fac­ul­ties.

Although Biden ini­tial­ly appoint­ed Gar­land to the posi­tion with the osten­si­ble inten­tion to restore order and inde­pen­dence in the Depart­ment of Jus­tice, anony­mous sources at the White House told Politi­co that Biden has grown increas­ing­ly frus­trat­ed with his appointee.

The spe­cial coun­sel report from Robert Hur is only the lat­est in a string of events that has strained the rela­tion­ship between the White House and the DOJ.

Dam­ag­ing Hur report

Although the spe­cial coun­sel report cleared Biden of any charges relat­ed to his mis­han­dling of clas­si­fied doc­u­ments, the expla­na­tion that Biden was for­get­ful has dam­aged Biden’s reelec­tion cam­paign.

The White House has remained insis­tent it has been trans­par­ent regard­ing the president’s med­ical records and his annu­al phys­i­cal exam­i­na­tion despite Hur’s assess­ment.

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