2021-02-09

US media: The US Department of Justice will ask dozens of Trump-appointed prosecutors to resign

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China News Service, February 9th. According to a comprehensive report, people familiar with the matter revealed that the US Department of Justice is expected to require dozens of federal prosecutors appointed by former President Trump to submit their resignations as soon as February 9 local time.

US media: The US Department of Justice will ask dozens of Trump-appointed prosecutors to resign

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p > On January 20, 2021 local time, in Washington, USA, Trump boarded the “Marine Corps One” presidential helicopter.

Reuters reported that a senior U.S. Justice Department official revealed that the Justice Department will require 56 federal prosecutors appointed by Trump to submit resignations.

According to reports, officials of the Justice Department have arranged for personnel to talk to federal prosecutors, but the personnel change process is expected to take several weeks.

It is reported that two federal prosecutors may be exempted this time. These include Delaware federal prosecutor David Weiss, who is overseeing the tax investigation against US President Biden’s son Hunter; in addition, John Durham, who was appointed as special counsel by former Attorney General Barr, will continue. Work, but he may resign as a Connecticut prosecutor.

The report pointed out that the US Department of Justice did not immediately respond to a request for comment.