Donald Trump Is Taking a Keen Interest In Preet Bharara’s Replacement
Donald Trump is taking a keen interest in Preet Bharara’s replacement
President Donald Trump is getting involved personally in the search to fill United States attorney slots in New York City — people who may have to prosecute wrongdoings at Trump Tower.
Attorneys Geoffrey Berman and Ed McNally met with Trump to discuss the openings, according to Politico. McNally was interviewed for consideration to be U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, while Berman was interviewed for consideration to be U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York — the same position once held by Preet Bharara, who was abruptly fired in March under controversial circumstances.
Trump’s specific …