William Barr denies political interference after ouster of Manhattan U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman

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General William Barr denying charges of political interference after he fired a key US attorney Geoffrey Berman to wait and make way for a nominee with no experience as a federal prosecutor CBS news chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cortez has a story he wants these investigations stopped in their tracks Harry Lipman is a former U. S. attorney what kind of investigations we know there have been some of Rudy Giuliani there may well be things concerning the trump organization possibly even trump himself the White House insisted today that Berman was only fired to make way for another presidential pick Jay Clayton currently heads the securities and exchange commission and has no prosecutorial experience the firing has brought accusations of bars using the justice department to protect the president and his allies

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