Tag Archives: Preet Bharara

D’Souza Mocks Bharara: You Got Fired, I Got Pardoned

Axios reports: In a Thursday afternoon tweet, conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza mocked former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, whose office prosecuted D’Souza’s case and was fired by President Trump last year. D’Souza was pardoned by President Trump earlier this morning. What Preet said: Reacting earlier this morning, he tweeted, “The President has the right to pardon but the facts are these: ...

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Preet Bharara Waffles On New York AG Bid: We’ll See

The New York Daily News reports: Ex-federal prosecutor Preet Bharara, while not in the race for state attorney general right now, won’t entirely rule out a run. The corruption-busting Bharara, speaking on his podcast, shared his unease with politics while leaving himself some wiggle room in the contest to replace disgraced Eric Schneiderman. “The question about what I’ll do in ...

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Preet Bharara: Paul Manafort Will Likely Flip On Trump

Raw Story reports: Appearing on CNN, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara claimed that special counsel Robert Mueller hit former Trump campaign chair Paul Manfort with so many charges, that he is likely talking with his lawyers about flipping on President Donald Trump to get a favorable plea deal. “Investigators will make an approach, say ‘we have good evidence against you,’ ...

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CNN Hires Former US Attorney Preet Bharara

Politico reports: Preet Bharara, whom President Donald Trump fired as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is joining CNN as a Senior Legal Analyst, POLITICO has learned. Bharara was known for his media savvy on the job in Manhattan, and since leaving office in March has amassed nearly 440,000 Twitter followers. He also recently launched a podcast, ...

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REPORT: Trump’s Personal Lawyer Has Been Bragging That He Got Former US Attorney Preet Bharara Fired

Talking Points Memo reports: Marc Kasowitz, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer in the Russia investigation, has boasted to friends and colleagues that he played a central role in the firing of Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, according to four people familiar with the conversations. Kasowitz told Trump, “This guy is going to ...

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Trump Fires US Attorney Preet Bharara

That took all of three hours. The Washington Post reports: Preet Bharara, one of the most high-profile federal prosecutors in the country, was fired Saturday after refusing to submit a letter of resignation as part of an ouster of the remaining U.S. attorneys who were holdovers from the Obama administration, according to people familiar with the matter. “I did not ...

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US Attorney Preet Bharara Refuses Order To Resign, Will Force Attorney General Jeff Sessions To Fire Him

Buzzfeed reports: Preet Bharara, the US attorney for the Southern District of New York who has established a reputation for prosecuting white collar crime and political corruption, is refusing to comply with a request from Attorney General Jeff Sessions that he tender his resignation, multiple outlets reported. Sessions on Friday asked for the resignations of all 46 remaining presidentially nominated ...

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