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Jeff Sessions Asks for Resignations of All Remaining US Attorneys

Friday, March 10, 2017 14:49
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Jeff Sessions has "http://www.redstate.com//feed/https://apnews.com/35aed02cfe574c53b67612c1f85312ab/Attorney-general-seeks-resignations-of-46-US-attorneys?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=AP"
target="_blank">requested the resignation
of the 46 remaining
Obama appointed US Attorneys:

Many of the federal prosecutors who were nominated by former
President Barack Obama have already left their positions, but the
nearly four dozen who stayed on in the first weeks of the Trump
administration have been asked to leave “in order to ensure a
uniform transition,” Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur
Flores said.

“Until the new U.S. attorneys are confirmed, the dedicated
career prosecutors in our U.S. attorney’s offices will continue the
great work of the department in investigating, prosecuting and
deterring the most violent offenders,” she said in a statement.

This signals that the confirmation of Rod Rosenstein as deputy
attorney general is expected in the very near future because the
current deputy AG is the US Attorney for the Eastern District of
Virginia, Dana Boente. He’s the guy handling the Russia
investigation. The other wild card in this is the US Attorney for
the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara. Bharara met with
"http://www.redstate.com//feed/https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/30/nyregion/preet-bharara-says-he-will-stay-on-as-us-attorney-under-trump.html?_r=0"
target="_blank">Trump back in November
and seemed to have been
given an offer to keep his job. That was then, this is now, I
guess.

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All Remaining US Attorneys
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