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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Georges: "I believe Jim Letten is doing an outstanding job"

Posted By on Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 6:21 PM

Following his statement at a Friday night forum that "we still have a Republican as a U.S. Attorney. I voted for Barack Obama, so I’d have a new U.S. Attorney. It’s not a racial thing; it’s a Democrat thing," Camp John Georges just sent out the following statement from the candidate clarifying his position:

"I believe that U.S. Attorney Jim Letten is doing an outstanding job. Friday night at the Orleans Parish Democratic Executive Committee, I was speaking about Democratic politics. The mayor has no control over the appointment of a U.S. Attorney. I commend Jim Letten for a job well done in his fight against corruption. As mayor I will work closely with Jim Letten and all other components of the criminal justice system to weed out corruption."

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