Justice Department Seeks Ouster of Top Puerto Rico Prosecutor - News Summed Up

Justice Department Seeks Ouster of Top Puerto Rico Prosecutor


The Justice Department is attempting to replace the top federal prosecutor in Puerto Rico, who has been quietly campaigning to keep her job, according to people familiar with the matter. The Justice Department is close to proposing a candidate to succeed Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, the U.S. attorney for the district of Puerto Rico, people familiar with the matter said. Ending her nearly 12-year tenure in office would require the U.S. Senate to confirm a replacement, a process that could take weeks or months, some of the people...


Source: Wall Street Journal May 16, 2018 16:52 UTC


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