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Thu Feb 13, 2020, 01:31 AM

Interference in Stone case could have widespread impact

EBRUARY 12, 2020 06:09 PM ET
ERIC KATZ

... interference in the sentencing of .. Stone was largely unprecedented and will likely dampen morale across the career workforce, former prosecutors .. said on Wednesday ...

... Justice officials often confer with prosecutors at the beginning of cases to decide what to pursue and what charges to bring, they said, but rarely do they remain involved once the case is at trial.

Michael Levy, who served at the Justice Department for 37 years including a stint as a U.S. attorney, called the events “disturbing” and noted that unlike President Nixon’s Saturday Night Massacre, the employees involved were career officials.

“It is an attack on the career service,” Levy said. He expressed concern that a high rate of turnover at Justice would prevent the department from taking up big cases involving widespread fraud and other crimes. “If you’ve got turnover all the time you’ve got inexperienced people. If you’ve got a case building up, you’ve got no one to pick it up when people leave” ...

https://www.govexec.com/management/2020/02/interference-roger-stone-case-could-have-widespread-impact-justice-department-workforce/163085/

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 01:35 AM

1. This is trump's plan all along

I think he could care less about Roger Stone, but 4 career justice people and many more leaving is making trump very happy. Disgusting!

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Response to jimfields33 (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 01:56 AM

2. It is purge and replace.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 02:40 AM

3. That's a feature, not a bug...nt

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