“She never got the staffing she needed,” said one friend. “She was very frustrated.” Other people close to Leff said that she was passionate about making the clemency initiative work but had been unhappy for quite some time about not having enough resources.See story here.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
While the Obama administration brags about its impressive clemency record - relative to some of the most neglectful presidents in history - it is apparent that others inside the administration have a different view. The Washington Post is reporting the following re U.S. Pardon Attorney Deborah Leff who abruptly resigned last week: