Monday, February 1, 2010

US Attorney steps down from James O’Keefe’s case himself

Jim Letten the US Attorney handling James O’Keefe’s case has stepped down from the case. Letten did not give a reason why he was stepping down, but it did come hours after Andrew Breitbart stated that James O’Keefe sat in jail for 28 hours without access to an attorney.

Jan Maselli Mann, the first assistant U.S. District Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, has picked up the case.

Something tells me that there are going to be many more ups and downs to this case. The left is looking for serious payback for getting caught with their pants down on the ACORN scandal. On the right, people will not tolerate the heavy hand approach now that the charges are looking so much more minor [see the FBI’s affidavit here]

James O’Keefe made his first public appearance today on the Sean Hannity show. Video of the interview is below.

Video H/T: Hot Air

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