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Plaskett Calls on Biden to Remove Gretchen Shappert, U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands

Ernice Gilbert | July 03, 2021

Originally written on January 23, 2021. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett has written to President Joe Biden requesting the removal U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Virgin Islands, Gretchen Shappert from the position Ms. Shappert has held since 2018. Ms. Plaskett, who was recently named one of nine impeachment managers in the Trump trial by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, criticized Ms. Shappert and pointed to alleged vindictive actions the U.S. attorney has exacted. Ms. Plaskett also called for the position to be filled by a local representative, deeming such an appointment as being "of critical importance to the Virgin Islands community." "The circumstances surrounding the tenure of the current U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands, Gretchen Shappert, are untenable," said Ms. Plaskett. "She refuses to meet with my office even in a courtesy manner,…

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