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 TrumpRussian sanctions will boomerang States, cities rethink tax incentives after Amazon HQ2 backlash A Presidents Day perspective on the nature of a free press 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 StoneA tale of two lies: Stone, McCabe and the danger of a double standard for justice Judge in Roger Stone case orders Tuesday phone hearing Klobuchar calls on Barr to testify in front of Senate after department rejects recommended Roger Stone sentencing 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.