Former U.S. Attorney says William Barr pushed him to resign
Last week, the former top prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, Geoffrey Berman, told lawmakers that Attorney General William Barr pushed him to resign from his post. CBSN legal analyst and former New York County assistant district attorney Rebecca Roiphe spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the impact of Berman's testimony.
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