CNN Hires Preet Bharara, Ex-U.S. Attorney Fired by Trump

Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney or the Southern District of New York who was fired by President Trump, is joining CNN as a senior legal analyst, Politico reports. Bharara has been a consistent critic of the president. The network also hired Walter Shaub, former director of the Office of Government Ethics. Shaub resigned in July over what he considered to be serious ethical lapses in the Trump administration.