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Obama-appointed US attorney fired by Trump after refusing to resign

"I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired. Being the US Attorney in SDNY will forever be the greatest honor of my professional life," Bharara tweeted.   I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired. Being the US

U.S. Attorney General asks 46 Obama-era attorneys to resign

Although U.S. attorneys are political appointees, and the request from Trump's Justice Department is part of a routine process, the move came as a surprise. Not every new administration replaces all U.S. attorneys at once, reports with reference to Reuters. A

Trump cabinet: US Senate confirms Jeff Sessions as attorney general

The confirmation follows a series of divisive hearings during which Democrats attacked Sessions's record on civil rights, reports with reference to the BBC. Democrat Elizabeth Warren was silenced after recalling historic allegations of racism against Jeff Sessions. The Alabama senator's nomination

Trump dumps top lawyer who defied immigration order

President Donald Trump fired Attorney General Sally Yates for "refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States," the White House said, reports with reference to Reuters. It was another dramatic twist in the unusually