At The Displeasure Of The President
A holdover gets reminded that there's a new sheriff in town:
It was previously reported by the Associated Press that Bharara was not complying with Attorney General Jeff Sessions' request to resign along with other prosecutors appointed by former President Barack Obama.They work for him, not the other way around...
A person with knowledge of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's actions said Saturday that he is taking President Donald Trump up on his word that he can remain in his post.
The person said Bharara is remaining in his post after receiving assurances last year from Trump and Sessions that they wanted him to stay on. The person wasn't authorized to comment publicly on the matter and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.
Spokespeople for Bharara's office declined comment after word Friday that Bharara's name was included on Sessions' list.