US Attorney General William Barr arriving for Trump’s State of the Union address in Washington, DC [File: Leah Millis/AP Photo]

United States Attorney General William Barr took a rare public swipe at President Donald Trump on Thursday, saying that the president’s tweets about Justice Department prosecutors and cases “make it impossible for me to do my job”.

Barr made the comment during an interview with ABC News just days after his Justice Department overruled its own prosecutors, who had recommended in a court filing that Trump’s longtime ally and confidant Roger Stone be sentenced to seven to nine years in prison, by taking the extraordinary step of lowering the amount of prison time it would seek. The department did not offer an amended

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