Geoffrey Berman, US attorney for the Southern District of New York refuses to step down!
In a fast moving crisis on Friday night, Attorney General William Barr tried to force out Geoffrey Berman, the powerful US attorney for the Southern District of New York!
Geoffrey Berman statement on this matter!
"I learned in a press release from the Attorney General tonight that I was 'stepping down' as United States Attorney. I have not resigned, and have no intention of resigning, my position, to which I was appointed by the Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. I will step down when a presidentially appointed nominee is confirmed by the Senate. Until then, our investigations will move forward without delay or interruption. I cherish every day that I work with the men and women of this Office to pursue justice without fear or favor -- and intend to ensure that this Office's important cases continue unimpeded."