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NY Attorney General Names Temporary Replacement After Schneiderman’s Ouster

A spokeswoman for the New York Attorney General’s office says a temporary replacement has been chosen after Eric Schneiderman resigned following accusations of physical abuse.

Barbara Underwood will step in as acting attorney general. She has been the state’s Solitictor General since 2007. Before that she served as Chief Assistant to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.

She has also worked in the Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn district attorney offices. She got an undergraduate degree from Harvard and law degree from Georgetown.

Schneiderman says he’ll resign at the close of business Tuesday.

The announcement came hours after The New Yorker published the accounts of four women, who accused the Democrat of physical violence.

Meanwhile, The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office says it is opening a criminal investigation into the accusations of physical abuse by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman – as was reported by YWN on Monday night.

(AP)

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