Sessions Requests US Attorneys Resign With No Replacements Leaving Crimes Unprosecuted

On Friday Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked 46 U.S. attorneys appointed by President Obama to submit their resignations. US attorneys are generally transitioned with a new incoming presidency, but as with my of the appointed positions in the Trump administration, Sessions does not have replacements lined up to replace the Obama era attorneys leaving these positions vacant. DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said in a statement that Sessions asked the federal prosecutors to resign “in order to ensure a uniform transition.” And, “As was the case in prior transitions, many of the United States…

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