Acting DHS IG Steps Down Days Before Senate Hearing

Law360, Los Angeles (December 17, 2013, 6:14 PM EST) -- Charles Edwards, the acting inspector general for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security who was under investigation for alleged ethics violations, stepped down from his position late Monday, two senators who previously called for his resignation have confirmed.

Edwards’ resignation comes just days before a scheduled grilling by a Senate subcommittee led by Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., who last month asked Edwards to step down from his post for allegedly not cooperating with an investigation into his actions as inspector general....
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