DOJ official steps down over Barr’s voter fraud investigation memo – Axios

  • Pilger states in his email to colleagues, also obtained by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the new DOJ policy is “abrogating the forty-year old Non-Interference Policy for ballot fraud investigation in the period prior to elections becoming certified and uncontested.”

For the record: Pilger stated, “Having familiarized myself with the new policy and its ramifications … I must regretfully resign from my role as Director of the Election Crimes Branch.”

  • He has been director of the Election Crimes Branch of the Department of Justice since 2010 and will now “move to a nonsupervisory role working on corruption prosecutions,” per the NYT.

Source: DOJ official steps down over Barr’s voter fraud investigation memo – Axios