U.S. attorney imbroglio hits Puerto Rico

Raju, Manu
September 2007
Hill;9/20/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 108, p1
The article reports on the alleged restrain of one U.S. senator against one of the nominees for U.S. attorney in Puerto Rico position. The nominee is reportedly holding an investigation on corruption allegations against a governor in a certain district. The holding of the senator of the nominee has been described as a procedural tool to convey to Senate leaders that a senator does not want to see the nomination or the bill considered on the floor, otherwise, a filibuster could occur.


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