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U.S. Attorney Fired After Refusing Jeff Sessions’ Order to Resign

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017

Filed under News

One of the most prominent U.S. prosecutors, Preet Bharara, was fired Mar. 11 after refusing to step down, according to The Guardian. In a tweet Bharara said, “I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired. Being the U.S. Attorney in SDNY will forever be the greatest honor of my professional life.” During...

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