U.S. Attorney General William Barr meets with members of the St. Louis police last month. Barr, one of President Trump’s most steadfast allies, has authorized federal prosecutors to pursue allegations of voting irregularities.

ST LOUIS, MISSOURI – OCTOBER 15: U.S. Attorney General William Barr meets with members of the St. Louis Police Department during a round table discussion on Operation Legend on October 15, 2020 in St Louis, Missouri. The officers are among several in the department who have been shot in the line of duty this year. (Photo by Jeff Roberson – Pool/Getty Images)