A top federal prosecutor has issued a statement saying he has not resigned, despite the US Justice Department announcing he was stepping down.
Geoffrey Berman, the US Attorney in Manhattan, said he learned he was "stepping down" in a press release issued by US Attorney-General William Barr on Friday evening.
Mr Barr gave no reason for the move.
He said Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton would be nominated to succeed Mr Berman.
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