Two prosecutors working on Manhattan DA’s Trump Organization investigation resign

Carey Dunne and Mark Pomerantz have tendered their resignations to the DA’s office, office spokeswoman Danielle Filson told CNN in a statement, adding that “we are grateful for their service.”

“The investigation is ongoing,” Filson said. “We cannot comment further.”

The New York Times first reported the prosecutors’ resignations. CNN has reached out to Pomerantz and Dunne for comment.
The resignations come as new Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg “indicated to them that he had doubts about pursuing a case against” former President Donald Trump, the Times said, citing sources. conversations with people who know the subject.

The Times said “the precise reasons for Mr. Bragg’s withdrawal are unknown”, noting that “he has made few public statements about the status of the investigation since taking office”.

CNN reported in December that the investigation appears to be coming to a head, with prosecutors focusing on the accuracy of the Trump Organization’s financial statements while seeking funding, according to people familiar with the matter.

After his election last year, Bragg pledged to focus personally on the investigation, saying in an interview that it was “clearly a substantial case, one that personally deserves the prosecutor’s attention. “.

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