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    Jeff Sessions requested 46 US Attorneys appointed by former President Barack Obama to hand their resignation letters.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday requested 46 US Attorneys appointed by former President Barack Obama to hand their resignation letters, Department of Justice said in a statement.

    "The Attorney General has now asked the remaining 46 providentially appointed US Attorneys to tender their resignations in order to ensure a uniform transition," the statement noted.

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