Federal Prosecutor Resigns from Durham Probe over Alleged Pressure to Wrap Up ahead of Election

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The National Review

By Mairead McArdle

September 11, 2020

Nora Dannehy

Nora Dannehy, a top federal prosecutor working with U.S. Attorney John Durham on his investigation into the origins of the FBI’s Russia probe, resigned from the Justice Department on Thursday, partially over concern that Attorney General William Barr is pressuring investigators to conclude their work prematurely for political purposes.

His team in spring of last year, submitted her resignation in an email Thursday night that made no mention of political pressure, the Hartford Courant first reported.

John Durham

Durham was appointed by Barr last year to investigate the origins of the FBI’s Russia probe.

His appointment came just after former Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report to the Justice Department concluding that the Trump campaign did not conspire with Russians to influence the election, but could not reach a conclusion on whether President…

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