The abrupt departure of Deirdre Daly as the U.S. attorney for Connecticut gave new immediacy over the weekend to the legal and political parlor game of identifying not only who might be in the running as a successor, but who will guide the Trump administration in making the choice.
Former GOP chief Gallo gets prison in kickback case
Connecticut’s former Republican state chairman, George Gallo, was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Hartford to a year and a day in prison for taking kickbacks on campaign mailings he arranged as chief of staff to the state legislature’s House GOP caucus.
Senate confirms Daly as U.S. Attorney for Connecticut
WASHINGTON — It’s official: The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Deirdre M. Daly to serve as U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut. Daly will serve a four-year term.
Senate panel approves Daly nomination to U.S. Attorney in CT
Deidre Daly, a Connecticut lawyer who has served as an assistant U.S. Attorney in the state, was cleared Thursday by the Senate Judiciary Committee, paving the way for a confirmation vote.
Feds: Former House Speaker Donovan will not be charged
The U.S. attorney’s office confirmed Monday that former House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan will not be prosecuted in connection with the fundraising scandal that derailed his congressional campaign in 2012.