IF Joe Biden becomes President he’s gonna have a whole of things to straighten out after Donald Trump ….
The Virus response….
The US Justice Department….
From immigration cases, to Trump cases, to a hold lot of political legal stuff….
The incoming Attorney General is gonna be a busy person…
And judges will also have a say in things …
Biden is going to have be careful on who he puts in charge….
“You’re confronting a situation here where they’ve done a number of things, a vast number, that both sides of the aisle have considered to have been inconsistent with and departures from tradition. You’d think that if there’s a transition the new guard would want to just change it, but I actually think that’s not right,” said Harry Litman, a former federal prosecutor who served as U.S. attorney in Pittsburgh under President Bill Clinton. “I think the focus of a Biden Justice Department will be very much on continuity and restoration and continuing with the traditions of the department, which means not just willy-nilly dismissing cases.”
An incoming Biden crew would also face quick decisions about whether to press forward with an array of politically tinged civil litigation the Trump administration embarked upon in recent months.
Take the lawsuit filed in June against former Trump national security adviser John Bolton over his tell-all book. The suit claims Bolton breached his non-disclosure agreements and revealed highly sensitive classified information, but he says the national security claims were ginned up by Trump’s political cronies in a bid to suppress a book that contained deeply embarrassing claims from a White House insider…..