Barr concerned about low morale among LGBTQ employees at DOJ, he writes to Pride group

(CNN)Attorney General William Barr is concerned by reports of low morale among LGBTQ Justice Department employees and has directed the FBI to investigate allegations of discrimination, he wrote in a letter to the department’s Pride group. “Given the crucial role the Department fulfills in our society — enforcing the nation’s laws and administering justice — we are concerned that so many employees who dedicate themselves to the Department do not think the Department values them, or that it attracts the best and brightest of the LGBTQ community,” the letter adds. The board also highlighted that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions had never signed an equal employment opportunity statement. Barr has now signed the statement. Original Article : HERE ; This …