`I’m Just Here to Do My Job,’ Imperiled Prosecutor Says
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. attorney in Manhattan who's been overseeing investigations of President Donald Trump’s allies showed up at his office to work Saturday.
Geoffrey Berman is defying Attorney General William Barr, who abruptly acted hours earlier to oust the prosecutor. Berman tells reporters, “I’m just here to do my job."
The administration’s push to cast aside Berman has set up an extraordinary political and constitutional clash between the Justice Department and one of the nation’s top districts, which has tried major mob and terrorism cases over the years and is investigating Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani.