Attorney General William Barr admitted on Thursday that he was aware that Steve Bannon was under investigation for fraud when he fired U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman, the top federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York.
Geoffrey Berman testified behind closed doors with the Judiciary Committee, who is conducting oversight into AG Bill Barr's Justice Department for political interference in his department's cases.
Probably not the question SEC Chairman Jay Clayton was expecting yesterday in a hearing on COVID-19.
Jay Clayton was put on the hot seat yesterday by Katie Porter. In response, Clayton began waving his arms around.
Fox's Laura Ingraham and her producers don't seem to concerned about Rudy Giuliani's conflict of interest in the ousting of New York U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman.
A showdown looms at the SDNY as Barr and Trump try to force out U.S. Attorney Berman, who flat-out refuses. He has the law on his side, too.
The SDNY office says Epstein was aware they were minors, because some of the victims told him their age.
The NY Times reports that Trump tried to get his pick to lead the SDNY to oversee the Cohen investigation and then tried to get Congressional allies "to interfere with an ongoing criminal investigation." Napolitano said, "This breaks new ground."
Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano had thoughts on the New York Times report that Trump tried to get a friendlier U.S. Attorney to oversee Michael Cohen's case.