Manhattan Prosecutor preet Bharara refused to write a resignation at the request of the Ministry of justice.This is with reference to its sources according to CNN.
According to them, Bharara made this decision because in November of 2016, the then US President-elect Donald trump held a meeting with him at Trump Tower in new York and assured the Prosecutor that he will be able to maintain his position.
Later Bharara said on his Twitter page that he was fired. “I have not resigned. Only that I was fired,” he wrote.
A day earlier, U.S. attorney General Jeff sessions asked 46 Federal prosecutors, who were appointed by former President Barack Obama to resign. Among them were Bharata.