KOMMONSENTSJANE – Sessions asks 46 Obama-era U.S. attorneys to resign. Reclaim Our Republic.

Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.

It is about time.

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Sat Mar 11, 2017 | 2:29am EST

Reuters

By Joel Schectman and Mark Hosenball| WASHINGTON

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly asked the remaining 46 chief federal prosecutors left over from the Obama administration to resign on Friday, including Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who had been asked to stay on in November by then President-elect Donald Trump.

Although U.S. attorneys are political appointees, and the request from Trump’s Justice Department is part of a routine process, the move came as a surprise. Not every new administration replaces all U.S. attorneys at once.

A Justice Department spokeswoman confirmed the resignation requests included Bharara, whose office handles some of the most critical business and criminal cases passing through the federal judicial system.

Bharara met with Trump in Trump Tower on Nov. 30. After, Bharara told reporters the two had a “good meeting” and he had agreed to stay on.

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