carol lam resigns

The Bush administration has quietly asked San Diego U.S. Attorney Carol Lam, best known for her high-profile prosecutions of politicians and corporate executives, to resign her post: Lam is asked to step down. She was apparently targeted because of job performance issues—in particular that she failed to make smuggling and gun cases a top priority. I guess when you focus on public corruption and white collar crime, you're going to upset some of the higher-ups...

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