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DOJ Tries to Oust US Attorney Investigating Trump Allies


The Justice Department moved abruptly Friday to oust Geoffrey S. Berman, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan overseeing key prosecutions of President Donald Trump’s allies and an investigation of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani. But Berman said he was refusing to leave his post and said his ongoing investigations would continue.“I have not resigned, and have no intention of resigning, my position,” Berman said. His statement came hours Attorney General Bill Barr said Berman was stepping down from his position.The standoff set off an extraordinary clash between the Justice Department and one of the nation’s top districts, which has tried major …read more

Source:: Voice of America

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