Another Top DOJ Official Resigns
William Mercer, the U.S. Attorney for Montana, who also has been serving as the Number Three top official at DOJ has withdrawn his nomination for permanent appointment.
Mercer's confirmation hearing was set for next week. His resignation letter says he has become convinced he would not be confirmed.
He will stay on as U.S. Attorney for Montana. Mercer has been heavily criticized for neglecting his U.S. Attorney duties while serving in the higher national DOJ slot.
Among his "contributions:"
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