Trump withdraws nomination of former US attorney for Treasury post: report

Trump withdraws nomination of former US attorney for Treasury post: report
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpCuomo grilled by brother about running for president: 'No. no' Maxine Waters unleashes over Trump COVID-19 response: 'Stop congratulating yourself! You're a failure' Meadows resigns from Congress, heads to White House MORE is withdrawing his nomination for the Treasury Department's undersecretary for terrorism and financial crimes, according to Axios.

Jessie Liu, a former U.S. attorney for D.C., left her post on Jan. 31 after the president nominated her for the Treasury position in December. 

Liu oversaw various high-profile cases, including the case against former Trump campaign adviser Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneJuan Williams: Mueller, one year on House Judiciary Committee postpones hearing with Barr amid coronavirus outbreak Trump 'strongly considering' full pardon for Flynn MORE.

The Axios report comes shortly after all four prosecutors quit Stone's case Tuesday after the Department of Justice asked for a lighter sentence than what they recommended.  

Liu was set to testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday. 

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill.