Recapping Preet Bharara's First TV Interview Since Trump Fired Him
Jun 12, 2017, 09:32
Preet Bharara worked for the Southern District of NY as a District Attorney with President Barack Obama for over seven years before President Trumpfired him.
Bharara, who was sacked from his post as a US attorney for the Southern District of NY in March during a large-scale firing of 45 other Obama-era prosecutors, said there was a lot to be "frightened" and "outraged" about in an interview Sunday with George Stephanopoulos at ABC's "This Week", following Comey's sworn testimony on Thursday. "No one knows right now whether there's a provable case of obstruction".
Bharara also said that when he heard Comey talk about the one-on-one conversations with Trump that made him uncomfortable, there was a familiar ring to it. Trump also made a series of "unusual phone calls" to Bharara shortly after being elected president.
"In reporting the phone call to the chief of staff to the attorney general I said, it appeared to be that he was trying to cultivate some kind of relationship", Bharara said.
"The call came in. On the other hand, I think a lot of people will tell you that the president himself sometimes makes accusations that turn out not to be true". And in a tweeted response to Corallo after the interview, Bharara said the "AG office agreed w/ me about call". And 22 hours later I was asked to resign along with 45 other people, 'he said. Bharara also said that "to this day" he still has "no idea" why he was sacked.
Trump has said Comey's version of events is untrue.
And on "Fox News Sunday", Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel said that she believes the president's version of events over Comey's - but then she speculated. Tammy Duckworth simply said that Comey's testimony "should concern any American who respects the basic rule of law, and Ed Markey called for any tapes to be "immediately" given to Special Counsel".
Though Bharara conceded Comey might have not have chosen the best way to release his notes, he had "felt a little bit like deja vu" about Comey's interactions with Trump and how his firing played out, tracking closely with his own just a few weeks before.
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