Trump fires 46 Obama lawyers, completely out of nowhere

It's happening! President Trump's administration just drained 46 lawyers from the swamp. These attorneys were appointed positions under Obama's administration and they worked as prosecutors for the Justice Department.

This eliminates a conflict of interest in terms of party affiliation. Makes sense. Why would Trump want a handful of Obama buddies working under him? It does Trump no justice, no pun intended.

It should be noted the big sweep of 46 attorneys came as a surprise. They didn't see it coming, but maybe they should have?


WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved on Friday to sweep away most of the remaining vestiges of Obama administration prosecutors at the Justice Department, ordering 46 holdover United States attorneys to tender their resignations immediately — including Preet Bharara, the United States attorney in Manhattan.

The firings were a surprise — especially for Mr. Bharara, who has a reputation for prosecuting public corruption cases and for investigating insider trading. In November, Mr. Bharara met with then President-elect Donald J. Trump at Trump Tower in Manhattan and told reporters afterward that both Mr. Trump and Jeff Sessions, who is now the attorney general, had asked him about staying on, which the prosecutor said he expected to do.

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This is a massive purge on remaining Obama ties. Trump wants everyone allied with former President Obama alienated from the White House. He wants a clean slate to call his own.

What do you think? Should Trump have fired all 46 attorneys? Or would it be better to keep some of them and appoint some of his own?

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