US Attorney Resigns (Before The Rush?)
Democrats are obviously hoping that soon there will be a lot of resignations in the federal branch of government, but here in Houston the flood -- if there is to be one (Dewey Defeats Truman!) -- has begun.
U.S. Attorney Don DeGabrielle announced his resignation this morning; he's headed to the private sector to make big bucks. He's been US Attorney for a little over two years here but was a longtime assistant prosecutor in Houston before that.
He also served a stint as an FBI agent.
"Throughout my career as a prosecutor, my colleagues and I have recognized our obligation to earn and protect the trust and faith our positions represent to the American people and to see justice served. I had the best job in the world. I will miss it, but leave it in the capable hands of my colleagues," DeGabrielle said in a prepared statement.
Rice Owls Mens Basketball vs. Charlotte Mens Basketball
TicketsSat., Jan. 28, 7:00pm
Gridiron Glory: The Best of Pro Football HOF -- 10AM-3PM
TicketsMon., Jan. 30, 10:00am
Gridiron Glory: The Best of Pro Football HOF -- 3PM-8PM
TicketsMon., Jan. 30, 3:00pm
Opening Night Fueled By Gatorade
TicketsMon., Jan. 30, 5:30pm
Democratic criminal lawyers, already polishing their resumes to go along with their Obama campaign donations, can begin their maneuvering early.
-- Richard Connelly
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Houston, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.