U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara speaks during a news conference in New York. On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, two days before Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave dozens of the country's top federal prosecutors just hours to resign and clean out their desks. Bharara said on Saturday, March 11, 2017, that he was fired after refusing to resign. (AP/Kathy Willens)

When It Comes To Wall Street, Preet Bharara Is No Hero

The prominent U.S. attorney fired by Donald Trump this weekend has been justly acclaimed for his pursuit of political corruption. But his treatment of the Wall Street executives involved in the financial meltdown was far less confrontational.