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Geoffrey Berman firing: AG Barr's glowing account of NY prosecutor's work further clouds dismissal

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Geoffrey Berman firing: AG Barr's glowing account of NY prosecutor's work further clouds dismissal
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News video: Barr says Trump fired U.S. Attorney who refused to resign

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U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Saturday that President Donald Trump had fired U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan whose office is investigating Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani. This report is produced by Jonah Green.

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135 former New York prosecutors rose up on Sunday in a letter of protest, to defend former US Attorney Geoffrey Berman. Berman was fired as the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York on Saturday by President Trump. The move came after Attorney General William Barr late Friday claimed Berman had resigned, which he disputed. They are politicizing an office that for more than 200 years has remained apolitical, and are undermining confidence in our criminal justice system.

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U.S. Attorney General William Barr deserves to be impeached over the firing of a federal prosecutor whose office had been investigating President Donald Trump's personal lawyer but the effort would be a "waste of time," a leading Democratic lawmaker said on Sunday. Gavino Garay has more.

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday when asked by a reporter about the firing of Geoffrey Berman, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan, said "I'm not involved."

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