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White House pushed top federal prosecutor in Atlanta to resign

White House pushed top federal prosecutor in Atlanta to resign
White House pushed top federal prosecutor in Atlanta to resign: WSJ

Politics 2 hours ago (Jan 09, 2021 06:25PM ET) WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House pushed the top federal prosecutor in Atlanta to resign before Georgia's U.Banished by Twitter, an isolated Trump faces looming impeachment threat p By Richard Cowan and Joseph Ax WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With only days left in his presidency, Donald Trump - silenced by Twitter and shunned by a growing number of Republican.Pence to attend Biden's inauguration, official says p WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.The Justice Department on Tuesday tapped a new federal prosecutor to lead the Atlanta office, a day after the Trump-appointed U.

The Journal, citing people familiar with the matter, said that at the behest of the White House, a senior Justice Department official called and told Pak he needed to step down because he was not pursuing the voter-fraud allegations to Trump's satisfaction.The White House declined to comment while the Justice Department and Pak did not respond to Reuters' requests for comment on Saturday.

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