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Ousted NY Prosecutor Tells Panel Barr ‘Urged’ Him to Resign

The ousted U.S. attorney who was leading investigations into President Donald Trump’s allies told the House Judiciary panel on Thursday that Attorney General William Barr “repeatedly urged” him to resign during a hastily arranged meeting that sheds light on the extraordinary standoff surrounding his departure.Geoffrey Berman, the former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, provided the committee with a detailed account behind closed doors of three days in June as he was pushed out, according to his opening statement, which was obtained by The Associated Press.Top Manhattan Prosecutor Leaves Job After Standoff With BarrUS Attorney Geoffrey …read more

Source:: Voice of America