In a meeting last month with Barack Obama's transition staff, representatives of the nation's top prosecutors caught a glimpse of the president-elect's thinking on the politically fraught issue of what to do with the current 93 U.S. Attorneys. "[Obama] is going to be smart and be cautious. My gut feeling is it won't be like it was in 1993," said U.S. Attorney Johnny Sutton of Texas' Western District. The last two administrations suffered political wounds for their handling of U.S. Attorneys.
What Will Obama Administration Do With the U.S. Attorneys?
January 5, 2009