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Feds Want Kerik's Lawyer Disqualified

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Federal prosecutors on Thursday asked the judge in the case against former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik to consider disqualifying Kerik's lawyer, saying he has a potential conflict of interest because he could be called as a witness.

Kerik, once President Bush's pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security, made admissions to the attorney, Kenneth Breen, that constituted obstruction of justice and were therefore not covered by attorney-client privilege, prosecutors said.

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