Ex-DOJ Insider on Trump's Prosecutor Purge and Life After Government

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Matthew Axelrod joined Linklaters last week after serving as No. 2 to former Deputy AG Sally Yates. He said in an interview that the sudden removal of U.S. attorneys was "disruptive and unnecessary."

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  • SGBaker

    @Pete0097, exactly. And there are so many of Obama‘s appointees left in the Cabinet Positions in Washington it will take 2 to 3 years to root them all out. There is nothing like honesty in any of the Swamp Left overs. We know the State Department, FBI, IRS, and the two Attorney Generals Obama appointed should have been impeached early. They are gone but not from control of the government. When the Obama‘s settled in DC and had the real president for the past 8 years move in with them, Valerie Jarrett smiled all the way.

  • dr balakrishnan

    I agree with his views; in fact smooth transition will help new office bearers as Attorneys can get right grip speedily if there is smooth transition, after all you need to interact with the Rule of law and the constitution, after all client nay not have grip of the nuances of law and delivery mechanism subject to judiciary interpretation ,else very DOJ only suffers.

  • Pete0097

    I don‘t blame Trump for canning these people. One or more of them has released information that they should not have released. They seem to have an agenda against Trump. This is something that the Bush appointees didn‘t have. They were there to do a job and not politically motivated like obamas.

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