Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

U.S. Attorney Firings

The White House says "mistakes were made" in the firings of eight U.S. Attorneys. But were laws broken too? Full Focus explore the ramifications of the latest revelations in the case and possible crim

Last month, San Diego's U.S. Attorney Carol Lam, who led the successful bribery investigation of former Republican Congressman Randy Cunningham, was forced out of office along with seven other federal prosecutors. Now Congress is fired up over the firings and the attorney general who lowered the boom is himself under pressure to resign. The president said he is unhappy with how the firings were handled. But Congress wants to know, were laws broken too? Guests:

Scott Horsley -NPR reporter

Linh Quach - Paralegal with La Bella & McNamara, LLP

What questions do you have about the Statewide General Election coming up on Nov. 8? Submit your questions here, and we'll try to answer them in our reporting.