Should the United States Attorney General be an Elected Official? (user search)
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  Should the United States Attorney General be an Elected Official? (search mode)
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Question: To ensure the independence of the Justice Department, should the United States Attorney General run for election (and do so separately from the President/Vice-President) like his/her state counterparts?
#1
Democrat: Yes
 
#2
Democrat: No
 
#3
Republican: Yes
 
#4
Republican: No
 
#5
independent/third party: Yes
 
#6
independent/third party: No
 
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Total Voters: 39

Author Topic: Should the United States Attorney General be an Elected Official?  (Read 2740 times)
Skill and Chance
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« on: July 30, 2022, 05:43:20 PM »

Yes, I think it's a very good idea to free the AG to act independently from the President.  It helps in a "dictator insurance" kind of way to have an official with their own distinct ambitions in that office. 
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