|US AG, Jeff Sessions (L)|
General, Jeff Sessions has asked for the resignations of 46 US
attorneys, igniting anger from officials who say they were given no
warning about their dismissal.
The Justice Department
announced the firings on Friday afternoon, and many prosecutors had not
been formally notified or even told before they were fired, according to
a law enforcement source.
the beginning stages of calling each US attorney individually to tell
them they had to resign when the DOJ issued the statement.
enforcement source charged that “this could not have been handled any
worse,” because there was little warning. Many prosecutors found out
through media reports that they had to resign today.