The FBI’s top lawyer Dana Boente was asked to resign on Friday. Leaving a 38-year career with the Justice Department, Boente amidst complaints from President Trump and suppporters regarding the FBI’s investigation into former White House staff members.
The FBI’s top lawyer resigned on Friday as President Trump and his supporters continue to condemn the agency for its investigations into former staffers and Trump allies. Confirmed by an FBI spokesperson, Boente’s role at the FBI will end on June 30th.
Following scrutiny from several news outlets for his involvement in the investigation of Michael Flynn, President Trumps former National Security Advisor.
In a leaked memo, Boente implied information regarding the Flynn investigation, which was made public record, did not absolve the former official of the Trump administration.