“President Trump has reportedly withdrawn his nomination of Jessie Liu to serve as Treasury Department Undersecretary and Trump ally Rep. Devin Nunes, (R-Calif) seemed to unofficially confirm Tuesday’s news reports on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” saying, “I am hearing now that the president has actually pulled that nomination so that would be good news.”
Liu, a veteran Washington, D.C., attorney oversaw many politically-charged cases while including former Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s case of lying to the FBI and longtime Trump ally Roger Stone ‘s case of lying to Congress. Liu stepped down from that role once Trump nominated her.
(…) Liu would have become the undersecretary for terrorism and financial crimes at the Treasury Department, as the Trump administration imposes economic sanctions as a national security tool. The attorney general said Liu had “served with distinction” as U.S. attorney.