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Trump Nominates Cleveland US Attorney To DC Post, Overseeing Flynn Case


President Trump nominated a permanent U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia on Monday, naming current U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio Justin Herdman to the position.

The move brings acting U.S. Attorney for D.C. Timothy Shea’s brief, fraught tenure to an end, while putting Herdman in charge of a U.S. Attorney’s Office that’s seen politicized intervention from Attorney General Bill Barr to benefit two associates of the President’s.
The office has jurisdiction over some of the country’s most sensitive — and politically delicate — matters. It is unique in its ability to prosecute both local and federal crimes in …read more

Source:: TPM

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