Few in Washington have envied Paul McNulty over the past three months. But with the deputy attorney general's resignation amid the scandal over the firings of at least eight U.S. Attorneys, there's one person whose position might be even less desirable: McNulty's yet-to-be-named successor. McNulty's replacement will confront a posse of hostile Democrats in Congress, serious questions over whether AG Alberto Gonzales will remain in place, and a dysfunctional department demoralized by its current leadership.
Help Wanted: Deputy AG McNulty Leaves Troubled DOJ
May 21, 2007