Embattled Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg huddles with PR pro, Preet Bharara over soft-on-crime uproar

Embattled Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is consulting a crisis communications specialist to try to douse the firestorm of outrage over his soft-on-crime progressive policies, The Post has learned.

Sources also said Bragg is also seeking help from his old boss, former Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara.

Bragg turned to veteran public relations professional Risa Heller amid the controversy that he acknowledged Sunday had resulted in “a challenging two weeks” since he took office Jan. 1, sources familiar with the situation said.

Bragg, a former federal prosecutor, has also been speaking with Bharara, who garnered widespread accolades for cracking down on inside traders and corrupt politicians when he was Manhattan US

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