Geoffrey Berman, US attorney behind inquiries into Trump allies, resigns after Barr announces firing

  • Berman had initially refused to resign
  • Trump ‘not involved’ though only he has authority for move

The US attorney general, William Barr, said on Saturday Donald Trump had fired Geoffrey Berman, the US attorney for the southern district of New York who has overseen investigations and prosecutions of key Trump allies including Rudy Giuliani and Michael Cohen.

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