Former top DOJ official says criminal case against Trump is 'dead' after two Manhattan DA prosecutors quit

Former top DOJ official says criminal case against Trump is 'dead' after two Manhattan DA prosecutors quit
President Donald Trump pauses during the 9/11 Observance Ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 2017. During the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, 184 people were killed at the Pentagon. To the left is first lady Melania Trump, and to the right are Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford. (DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

A former top Dept. of Justice official is responding to the bombshell New York Times report that reveals the two top prosecutors in the Manhattan District Attorney’s criminal fraud case against Donald Trump have resigned.

Michael Bromwich, who served for decades in the DOJ, including as Inspector General, and as a federal prosecutor in the famed Southern District of New York (SDNY) prosecuting Oliver North.

“The two top investigator/prosecutors resign= the Manhattan DA’s criminal case is dead,” Bromwich tweeted minutes after the Times’ story broke:

The Times reported the two prosecutors “abruptly” resigned, throwing the criminal fraud case against Donald Trump into jeopardy.

New Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg “indicated” to the two prosecutors “that he had doubts about moving forward with a case against Mr. Trump.”

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