Rep. Elijah Cummings Suggests Trump May Have Fired Preet Bharara To Block Investigation


Rep. Elijah Cummings Suggests Trump May Have Fired Preet Bharara To Block Investigation

WASHINGTON ― Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, questioned on Sunday President Donald Trump’s motives in firing U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, suggesting that he might have been acting in his own self-interest to stop a potential corruption investigation.
On Friday, the Trump administration asked 46 U.S. attorneys appointed by former President Barack Obama to resign. While it’s not unusual for presidents to put their own people in these positions, it’s normally not quite so abrupt and sudden. 
I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired. Being the US Attorney in …

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