From the Morning Memo:

On Sunday, a day after former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announced he was fired after refusing to resign, the ex-Southern District of New York prosecutor jokingly compared the situation to the shuttering of the anti-corruption Moreland Commission.

“By the way,” he posted on Twitter, “now I know what the Moreland Commission must have felt like.”

The comment is a loaded one — finding a way to knock both the Trump administration for his ouster at SDNY and seemingly finding a parallel to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to close the commission after a deal was reached on ethics legislation in the state budget.

Bharara investigated the circumstances surrounding the commission’s closure, but ultimately released a statement in 2016 that there was not sufficient evidence to charge anyone with wrongdoing.

The tweet, however, raises the next question: Where does Bharara go next and is it in elective politics?

Bharara’s never run for office before and a prosecutor transitioning to elected politician can be fraught. Statewide, Bharara was largely unknown in June, according to a Siena College poll at the time.

The survey, conducted before Bharara’s firing made national headlines, found 64 percent of New Yorkers did not know enough about him to form an opinion, despite his high-profile corruption convictions of the top legislative leaders in Albany.