- Paul Callan: The President has undoubtedly decided that he wants his own pick in the job
- Callan: Trump has now created a formidable, charismatic enemy with similar social media skills
Paul Callan is a CNN legal analyst, a former New York City homicide prosecutor and currently is of counsel at the New York law firm of Edelman & Edelman PC, focusing on wrongful conviction and civil rights cases. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)There is nothing unusual about a newly elected president replacing all of the United States attorneys with his own personal appointments. These individuals are the nation's most powerful federal prosecutors with the power to even investigate the president himself.