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Leader Of Justice Department National Security Division On The Way Out

Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary McCord told staff this week she is leaving to pursue other opportunities. McCord has led the probe into Russian election meddling.
Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary McCord speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department on March 15. McCord told staff members she will be leaving next month. Source: Alex Wong

The woman leading the Justice Department's investigation of foreign meddling into the 2016 election and possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia has told staff members she will leave the department in May.

Mary B. McCord has

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