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New York Attorney Preet Bharara Fired After Refusing to Resign

Image High-profile New York prosecutor Preet Bharara -- who was among the federal attorneys asked to resign by the White House -- said Saturday that has been fired. U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Friday demanded the resignations of 46 U.S. prosecutors -- including Bharara -- appointed during the two terms of his predecessor Barack Obama. The federal attorney's firing capped a standoff with the Trump administration that started when Bharara refused the White House order to resign.
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