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Bharara ‘fired’ after refusing to resign

Bharara ‘fired’ after refusing to resign
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India-born top US prosecutor Preet Bharara, known for his crusade against corruption, has been -'fired-' by the Trump administration after he refused...

New York/ Washington : India-born top US prosecutor Preet Bharara, known for his crusade against corruption, has been "fired" by the Trump administration after he refused to resign.

Bharara and 45 other US prosecutors appointed by former President Barack Obama had been asked by the Trump administration to resign immediately "I did not resign.

Moments ago I was fired. Being the US Attorney in SDNY will forever be the greatest honour of my professional life," Bharara tweeted, making a reference to his jurisdiction of the Southern District of New York (SDNY).

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