Trump To Oust US Attorney Who Dropped Flynn Case

The Washington Post reports:

President Trump will nominate a new U.S. Attorney to oversee the D.C. office, which handles both local and national cases including several high-profile prosecutions of the president’s allies.

Justin Herdman, the U.S. attorney in Cleveland, would take the position now filled by Timothy Shea, who came to the office in February.

The nomination of Herdman comes as the office has been pummeled by political controversies involving the cases of Trump confidante Roger Stone and former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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