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Trump withdraws nomination of former US attorney for Treasury post: report


Added 02-11-20 07:58:02pm EST - “President Trump is withdrawing his nomination for the Treasury Department's undersecretary for terrorism and financial crimes,” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Trump withdraws nomination of former US attorney for Treasury post: report”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump travels to Dover to receive remains of service members killed in Afghanistan Nadler demands answers from Barr on 'new channel' for receiving Ukraine info from Giuliani Trump tweets scene from 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' featuring 'Make America Great Again' hat MORE is withdrawing his nomination for the Treasury Department's undersecretary for terrorism and financial crimes, according to Axios.

Jessie Liu, a former U.S. attorney for D.C., left her post on Jan. 31 after the president nominated her for the Treasury position in December. 

Liu oversaw various high-profile cases, including the case against former Trump campaign adviser Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneDOJ asks judge to sentence Roger Stone to 7-9 years in prison Prosecution witness asks judge not to send Roger Stone to prison Authorities prepared to hand over Roger Stone records to media: report MORE.

The Axios report comes shortly after all four prosecutors quit Stone's case Tuesday after the Department of Justice asked for a lighter sentence than what they recommended.  

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