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Report: Fired U.S. Attorney Bharara Was
Investigating Health Secretary Tom Price

New York Magazine, by Eric Levitz

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Posted By:FlyRight, 3/18/2017 8:26:46 AM

Shortly after winning the presidency, Donald Trump met with U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara at Trump Tower. When Bharara left the meeting, he informed reporters that the president-elect had asked if he were willing to remain in his post, and that he had answered in the affirmative. Just under two months into Trump’s presidency, the White House asked Bharara and 45 other U.S. Attorneys to resign. Bharara refused to tender his resignation. He was then fired. Bharara announced his unemployment on Twitter, and then posted this enigmatic remark:


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Reply 1 - Posted by: avital2, 3/18/2017 8:36:39 AM     (No. 11193603)

since the major part of this is trades by a money manager, not Price himself, i doubt this will go anywhere. if there is substance, any prosecutor can handle. Preet leaving has zero effect. therefore, all smoke: no fire.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: catfur27, 3/18/2017 8:48:57 AM     (No. 11193621)

....St. Preet is a corrupt dem hack.... where was he on the Andrew Cuomo investigations??

...let´s see...there was the "Three Men In A Room in Albany" ... 2 go to jail for corruption... the third - Prince Andrew - isn´t even brought in for a cup of coffee...??

...then there is the "Buffalo Billion Scandal" ... the top 8 developers are indicted for corruption, but the person in charge of the billion dollar project - Prince Andrew - again escapes clean as a whistle.

...Preet is Chuckie Schumer´s butt-boy...and no matter how obviously corrupt cuomo is, Preet knows better than to mess with the dems´ probable next pres cnadidate...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: IowaDad, 3/18/2017 8:53:24 AM     (No. 11193626)

It´s highly unethical to report that an individual is target for investigation unless there is substantial reason for doing so. And playing fake-news deep-state politics isn´t a reason.

Tom price should collect a huge libel settlement

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Muguy, 3/18/2017 9:25:43 AM     (No. 11193663)

How many were investigating important thinks when the BJ Clinton wanted to fire everyone?

Very little if anything was ever said. If he had been investigating corruption from the Nobama regime, NOTHING would have been said.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/18/2017 10:03:10 AM     (No. 11193703)

The "Law", like The Press, commits it´s most routine crimes and sins by omission.

No trace....no story....no problem.

The Law has the advantage of ´Slow Walking´ an obviously guilty perp (Read: Clinton) until the case becomes old news and feels like a witch hunt that never ends ....because it was never really started.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ArthurDent, 3/18/2017 10:43:07 AM     (No. 11193750)

This is the way that corrupt leftist officials have worked for years. They only investigate "enemies", while they let partisans from their side run free. Just like hiding the culprits party when a dem does it, and trumpeting the party when a Republican is involved, even if it´s only an investigation, especially a politically driven one. Don´t be fooled.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney, 3/18/2017 10:58:26 AM     (No. 11193767)

It is ok for Tom Price to invest his money and trade stocks. I know the left despises the concept of your money, saying it is our money, but meaning their money.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 3/18/2017 11:17:00 AM     (No. 11193785)

Trump got rid of Schmuck Choomer´s personal US Attorney. It´s all good.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: greggojo, 3/18/2017 11:44:19 AM     (No. 11193820)

I read a good deal about Dr. Price when he was being persecuted by Dem Senators during his hearing. He did ABSOLUTELY NOTHING wrong. Shame on the already shameful NY Magazine for even publishing this story. I won´t give them the click. As for Bharara, good riddance to bad rubbish. The Democrats can have him, they are birds of a feather.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dwa, 3/18/2017 2:36:29 PM     (No. 11194021)

More yellow journalism and innuendo.

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