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Trump's 'You're fired!' order runs rampant

46 US attorneys, including prominent federal prosecutor Preet Bharara, ordered to quit

Mr Bharara was asked to quit on Friday but he refused. "I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired," he tweeted on Saturday.


PRESIDENT Donald Trump's abrupt firing of a prominent federal prosecutor in Manhattan reflects a bruising battle that's building between the new administration and US law enforcement agencies.

This week the president turned to overwhelming force.

Shortly after the...

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