Chief Prosecutor from New York: Trump dismisses Prosecutor Berman

a Few months before the presidential election in America, Donald Trump has fired one of the most important district prosecutors in the country. Previously, ther

Chief Prosecutor from New York: Trump dismisses Prosecutor Berman

a Few months before the presidential election in America, Donald Trump has fired one of the most important district prosecutors in the country. Previously, there had been a power struggle between the Minister of justice, to William Barr and Geoffrey Berman, the chief Prosecutor from New York. In a Letter to Barr's to Berman on Saturday, it was: "Since you have declared that you do not have the intention to withdraw, I asked the President, from the present day to sell, and he did."

Majid Sattar

Political correspondent for North America, based in Washington.

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Trump himself took a cautious approach. The President said before his departure to his first campaign rally since the beginning of the Corona-crisis in Tulsa in the state of Oklahoma, the conflict with Berman was a matter for Barr's. "I'm not involved."

Berman, district attorney for the southern district in New York, in turn, had objected to in a statement from the Friday evening of the presentation, he had placed his Items down. "I am not resigned and I have no intention of my office to withdraw, for which I was appointed by the judges of the district court of the United States for the southern district of New York," wrote Berman.

At a Meeting with Barr in New York, the justice should have offered the Minister Berman previously, to be head of Department in the Ministry of justice, if he will go. Berman's district includes Manhattan, and for several political cases.

preliminary investigations against Trumps lawyer

The 60-year-old lawyer and a Republican, his appointment to the Post in New York of 2018, has been promoted by Trump, had dealt in the past few months, including the preliminary investigations against trump's personal attorney and adviser to Rudy Giuliani, whose output has not yet been decided.

It goes to Giuliani's alleged business Connections in Ukraine, which he also used to harmful information on Joe Biden to get the democratic Challenger Trumps,. Berman also led the investigation into trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, was sentenced after he had cooperated with the justice due to perjury in Congress to three years in prison.

Updated Date: 21 June 2020, 13:19

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