Trump picked Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York….
Trump actually personally interviewed him for the job….
The guy has smartly taken himself out of oversight of the Michael Cohen case in his office….
Trump ain’t gonna be happy…
But like AG Sessions?
He’s being smart about covering himself…
ABC News has learned that Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is recused from the Michael Cohen investigation.
Two sources familiar with the matter tell ABC News Berman was not involved in the decision to raid Cohen’s office because of the recusal.
The recusal was approved by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
The raid of Cohen’s handled by others in the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and approved by a federal judge….
President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, and his wife, Laura, owe $53,836 in unpaid taxi taxes, according to the state’s [NY] Department of Taxation and Finance…..