I'm not involved' -Trump on the firing of top Manhattan prosecutor

"Attorney General William Barr is working on that, that's his department, not my department," Trump said.

Manhattan's top federal prosecutor Geoffrey Berman agreed to resign from his post on Saturday, after Attorney General William Barr said he would allow Berman's deputy to take over the job until a permanent replacement can be installed.

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DONALD TRUMP: --people, a lot of great friends, and pretty much that's it. OK?

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- --why did you fire Berman?

DONALD TRUMP: Well, that's all up to the attorney general. Attorney General Barr is working on that. That's his department, not my department. But we have a very capable attorney general. So that's really up to him. I'm not involved.

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