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A Tale Of Two US Attorney Departures

US Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger speaks to the press after a hearing for former British Islamic State fighters Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, dubbed the "Beatles", at the US District Court in Alexandria, Vi... US Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger speaks to the press after a hearing for former British Islamic State fighters Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, dubbed the "Beatles", at the US District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, on October 9, 2020. - The two members of the notorious Islamic State kidnapping cell dubbed the "Beatles" pleaded not guilty in a US court on Friday to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 5, 2021 12:43 p.m.

Not long after I broke the story that the Atlanta U.S. attorney who abruptly resigned Monday was being replaced with another Trump-appointed U.S. attorney from outside the office, the news emerged that, in Virginia, the Eastern District U.S. attorney was stepping down as well.

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