Why Trump Just Fired The One Prosecutor He Fears More Than Mueller | MSNBC

Why Trump Just Fired The One Prosecutor He Fears More Than Mueller | MSNBC 1

 

In an unusual clash stretching over the weekend, President Trump fired the top federal prosecutor in New York, U.S. Attorney Geoff Berman, who has criminal jurisdiction over Pres. Trump, his business, family and associates in New York. MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports on Trump’s longstanding fixation on the office, including an unusual meeting during the Presidential transition; the key office’s key cases, including some that put heat on the Trump administration; and clues to other motivations for the termination. In a Beat segment in January 2019, Melber reported U.S. Attorney Geoff Berman could be the one federal prosecutor Trump feared “more than Bob Mueller,” the Russia special counsel, and the controversial firing suggests how much the administration was concerned about Berman’s work. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 6/22/2020.
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Why Trump Just Fired The One Prosecutor He Fears More Than Mueller | MSNBC

72 Comments on "Why Trump Just Fired The One Prosecutor He Fears More Than Mueller | MSNBC"

  1. It’s a cover up when people investigate him; he fires them to protect himself…

    • System that make me laught or 🤮🤮…he does as he will.who wrote the constitution that allows this.The founding fathers?

    • @Enstigator Official where is the separate investigation into this death.COVER-UP again.

    • clintons would have just murdered them instead

    • @Antony felix What crime did Hunter commit?

      It is typical for Eastern European companies to hire celebrities or their children or prominent politicians or their children to their boards. These board members do nothing but lend their names. As a board member, Hunter Biden did not even visit Ukraine for three years.

      “It usually is a good investment for any Ukrainian businessman to hire some reputable guy or the relative of a reputable guy. It definitely paid off for Mr. Zlochevsky,” says Paraschiy. It’s common in Eastern Europe, and much of the world, to hire a celebrity or relative of a senior official to burnish a company’s image, and to help shield it from official or unofficial shakedowns.

      You or we might find it sleazy but it is common practice in Ukraine.

    • @Antony felix WHAT CORRUPTION? You can try to tie Hunter to corruption but without actually stating that the corruption is then your words are waste of space.

  2. Buckle up. As Trump spirals the drain on the way out, he’s going to get more and more stupid.

    • nand nicarrabla | June 23, 2020 at 12:10 AM | Reply

      @Dearly Diane How is Obama and Hillary NOT having to fire investigators, prosecutors and inspector generals who are not loyal to them not a good thing? And how is it a good thing that Trump fires these officials without proof of their corruption? Would your answer still be that you just don’t care?

    • @Dearly Diane Too funny! As soon as someone asks for a simple answer, people like you are stunned and deflect. Your condescension is not credible.

    • magister ludi | June 23, 2020 at 9:26 AM | Reply

      @Dearly Diane you`ve been SCHOOLED on this comment page! go back to your troll farm and concentrate on FOX; they`re much more stupid and gullible.

    • no, 85 IQ, tis you who is beyond stupid

    • @Dearly Diane “My sources are way above your IQ level” I cannot imagine anybody with an ounce of intelligence typing this. Probably that saddest and worst excuse I’ve seen yet.

  3. Now we know THE REAL REASON he doesn’t want to be a resident of New York anymore and moved to Florida. GOP+NRA+KKK=KGB.

    • charles allan | June 22, 2020 at 9:23 PM | Reply

      You forgot the military industrial complex

    • Spencer Cole | June 22, 2020 at 11:46 PM | Reply

      FACTS

    • Oh stop it … The Soviet (Workers) Union was systematically destroyed by fascist rightwing ….KGB was Secret Service of USSR, and 7 degrees seperate from today!…. CIA IS THEE actual actor in trumpist nonsense …

    • @lee roberts Keep playing dumb…

    • Grace Munich | June 23, 2020 at 8:10 PM | Reply

      PuC Punisha the sdny will still get his stinky lying fat butt in prison once he loses the November 2020 election. No matter what the fk this Dotard fake president does, the boy toddler will end up in prison! Let’s take photos of the Trumpanzee behind barr along with Jabba the hut Barr

  4. In a way it’s hilarious that a criminal can fire his prosecutor. That’s only possible in the US.

  5. Derek Brandell | June 22, 2020 at 9:21 PM | Reply

    This may be the most blatant abuse of power and corruption in this terribly corrupt administration.

  6. Sylvia Rucker | June 22, 2020 at 9:22 PM | Reply

    I really think they should kick him out, right now and start prosecuting him.

    • i really think you have an IQ of 85 either that or you are just another evil one who hates the USA and all its people

    • Sylvia Rucker | June 23, 2020 at 3:07 PM | Reply

      @Susan Crowe oh that’s your problem you think. Parrots don’t think. Who taught you that one trump or epstein. Trump supporters are the most godless people. You don’t want people to have any rights. Why dont you just leave our country and follow trump to russia. They will think of you. Then you can leave us free thinkers alone in peace.

    • Sylvia Rucker | June 23, 2020 at 3:08 PM | Reply

      @Teddygalbis another stupid one. Like you are going to be here.

    • @Kenny dark2light
      This orange traitor did ONE good deed, to gather every single ignorant racist treasonous Confederate garbage in one group, his Deplorable Confederate base.

      Don’t try to burn your red MAGGOT hats or bury it as your Deplorable kind is easily recognized in a big crowd of humans. SOON!!!

    • Kenny dark2light | June 23, 2020 at 5:34 PM | Reply

      @Real M hears a heads up…so you will know your enemy Q the plan to save the world by Joe m on YouTube..I just watch MSM to know mine

  7. SHARON'S SPIRITUAL SPACE | June 22, 2020 at 9:23 PM | Reply

    So much Corruption so many crimes. Trump MUST be stopped!

  8. All of these sound exactly how a dictator will act, getting rid of every person that interfere their way to stay in power

  9. Trump’s afraid of everyone right now ppl! He’s going nuts! Fired everything in front of him! 😂😂😂

    • Trump is cornered, he knows he has already lost the election, and he is trying every trick in the book, every desperate way to avoid the jail sentence that he knows he’s gonna get. Problem is, he is so stupid and so wrapped up in his own disconnected alternative reality that every attempt backfires and makes his position worse. I predict that soon, some of his closest GOP supporters will drop him. How long do you think that Barr is going to play along ? He has just been subpoenaed by Congress. He must know his career is sinking along with Trump.

  10. kelly larochelle | June 22, 2020 at 9:27 PM | Reply

    He fired him so that when he is voted out he is not immediately charged.

  11. SDNY will send trump to PRISON.

  12. Ronald Findlay | June 22, 2020 at 9:28 PM | Reply

    Most corrupt government in the world. The USA.

  13. Colin Maharaj | June 22, 2020 at 9:29 PM | Reply

    Hey Ari, why didn’t you mention Trump taxes that is wanted in NY

  14. brenda mcdonall | June 22, 2020 at 9:54 PM | Reply

    Trump’s soul is an open sore on the face of America.

  15. Donna Ferguson | June 22, 2020 at 10:14 PM | Reply

    Bill Barr and Trump need to be walked out in handcuffs.

  16. Trump is in pure survival mode like a cornered rat.

  17. PLEASE REMEMBER VOTED BLUE IN NOVEMBER . Tired of Swampy Trump and his SWAMP CREATURES

  18. Nupe Ellington | June 22, 2020 at 10:46 PM | Reply

    How is this clown able to do this and no one says a mumbling word??? I don’t get it. Are you all willing to let this fool sink us into the dark ages???

  19. cattigereyes1 | June 22, 2020 at 10:50 PM | Reply

    Corrupt incompetent government officials and a criminal president , killed the rule of law dead

  20. He’s behaving like a dictator but why isn’t anybody stopping him?

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