WASHINGTON, 20 Jun — RIA Novosti. President of the United States Donald trump dismissed attorney for the southern district of new York Jeffrey Berman, who oversaw the investigation against a number close to the President of people, said Saturday the attorney General William Barr.

“I was surprised and very disappointed by your statement in the press last night. As you stated there is no intention to leave the post, I asked the President to deliver you from it today, and he did it”, — quotes the CBS text of the letter Barra Berman.

As reported by CNBC, place Berman as interim is a Deputy attorney Audrey Strauss.

Berman was heading the investigation against the former counsel to trump, Michael Cohen, who pleaded guilty to a violation of the laws on the financing of election campaigns, and that brokered a “pay for silence”, which trump produced the pornographic actress Stormy Daniels.

in addition, Cohen confessed to tax evasion and making false statements to Congress. In mid-December of 2018, he was sentenced to three years in prison. Former lawyer trump was in may 2019 sent to prison in Otisville, which, according to Forbes, one of the ten “the most comfortable prisons of America.”

Berman Also worked on the case against the Lion of Parnassus and Igor Fruman accused the US of illegal donations to American politicians from the face of the unnamed Ukrainian officials and the Russian businessman. According to some media reports, the recipient of the money could be the headquarters of the President of the United States Donald trump.

in addition, it is alleged that Parnas and Truman helped trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, to conduct its own investigation into the activities of former Vice President Joe Biden and his family in the Ukraine. Parnas also said that with the knowledge of trump helped to dismiss from the service of the US Ambassador in Kiev, Marie Yovanovitch. As proof, he published the audio recording of the conversation with trump in 2018.

in addition, Berman conducted an investigation in respect of the inaugural Committee of trump, and has also started an investigation against Giuliani.