Geoffrey Berman, former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, told the House Judiciary panel that Attorney General William Barr “repeatedly urged” him to resign.
The attorney general's false claim that a federal prosecutor in Manhattan was "stepping down" fits in with a string of inaccurate public statements.
Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler said Senate Republicans were corrupt and wouldn't remove the attorney general no matter what the evidence shows.
Geoffrey S. Berman was removed from his position as Manhattan U.S. attorney after he refused to step down.
Geoffrey Berman rebuts attorney general's statement, saying he has "no intention of resigning" his job overseeing major cases against Trump and his allies.
The Duke of York has declined to cooperate, U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman said Monday.