A U.S. State Attorney is refusing to give his letter of resignation requested by Trump 5 years ago

A U.S. State Attorney is refusing to give his letter of resignation requested by Trump

Okay, so this is gets a little complicated...

During Barack Obama's tenure he appointed 93 new U.S. Attorneys, but up until earlier this week, only 46 of them remained in their positions for various reasons.

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Then on Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that under the Trump administration, all 46 of those remaining would be required to hand up their letters of resignation.

While this isn't exactly unheard of when the new Commander-In-Chief comes in and cleans up house of anything left behind by the former resident, the remaining Attorney's were surprised to hear about the mass resignations via the media before being told in person.

And one Attorney in particular, Preet Bharara of the Southern District of New York, has told CNN that he wouldn't be resigning at all.

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Bharara told them that he had a one-on-one meeting with Trump in November about job security, and was assured by the President that his job was safe.

And then this happened.

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Unsurprisingly, Twitter has reacted.