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US Attorneys Scandal

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Alan Bersin and Peter Nunez, former U.S. attorneys in San Diego, and Chuck LaBella, former Assistant U.S. Attorney in San Diego, talk with Amita Sharma about the current flap over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys for what appear to be political reasons. Also, how U.S. attorneys are selected and how they interact with the Attorney General.

Guests

  • Alan Bersin , appointed by President Clinton.
  • Chuck LaBella , who replaced Bersin when he left the post.
  • Greg Vega , another appointee of Clinton, who replaced LaBella.
  • Peter Nunez , appointed by the first President Bush.

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