Indian American lawyer Preet Bharara fired

Indian American lawyer Preet Bharara, one of the high-profile prosecutors was fired after he refused to quit as a part of ousting U.S. attorneys who held office during the Obama administration. This dismissal comes after he was assured by President Trump weeks after the election that he wanted him to stay on the job. However, this move has been instigated by the president’s chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions who want a clean slate of federal prosecutors.

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