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FBI official named to take over embattled drug agency

FBI official named to take over embattled drug agency

Atty Gen. Loretta Lynch reached into the ranks of top FBI administrators Tuesday for new leadership at the troubled Drug Enforcement Administration. Chuck Rosenberg, currently chief of staff to FBI Director James B. Comey, is expected to shake up DEA management practices and focus less on marijuana enforcement and more on heroin and other major drugs, a senior administration official said. Former DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart was asked to resign last month due to dissatisfaction within the Obama administration over her handling of a scandal involving DEA agents hiring prostitutes and another incident in which agents forgot a detaintee in a cell for nearly five days with no food or...

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