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Trump's US Atty Pick For NJ Will Have Christie's Imprint

Law360, New York (March 17, 2017, 7:14 PM EDT) -- Expected to play a pivotal role in selecting New Jersey’s next U.S. attorney, Gov. Chris Christie will likely eye lawyers he trusts who are no strangers to politics but have the kind of legal credentials, prosecutorial or otherwise, that could fend off controversy over the appointment, experts say.

The governor has kept mum about possible replacements for Paul J. Fishman, who stepped down March 10 amid President Donald Trump’s call for 46 U.S. attorneys left over from the Obama administration to resign. But Christie, a fellow...
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