U.S. Attorney for North Georgia abruptly resigns

U.S. Attorney for North Georgia abruptly resigns
Byung J. "BJ" Pak, former U.S. Attorney for North Georgia. U.S. DOJ image via Wikipedia

[Ed. – Mr. Pak could very well be a Never-Trumper, but I’m betting that if he’s under unbearable pressure in his role there, it’s from Trump’s political opponents.  Note that he’s the second USA to resign in Georgia since the election.]

Byung J. “BJay” Pak, who was appointed by Trump, announced his resignation as U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia in a news release. The statement did not say why Pak was leaving or what he plans to do next. …

Trump on Saturday had a phone call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, during which the president suggested that the state’s top election official might find enough votes to reverse the outcome of the presidential race in the state in his favor. …

During the roughly hourlong call, Trump advanced numerous false claims. Referring to investigations into his baseless claims of voter fraud, the president said, “You have your never-Trumper U.S. attorney there.” …

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Pak’s resignation comes nearly a month after the departure of Charlie Peeler, who was appointed by Trump in 2017 to serve as U.S. attorney for the Macon-based Middle District of Georgia.

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