New York's current attorney general, who's been leading legal challenges against Republican President Donald Trump, says she'll return to her prior role as state solicitor general when Letitia James takes charge of the office in January.
The New York Legislature on Tuesday appointed Barbara Underwood interim attorney general two weeks after Eric Schneiderman suddenly resigned as the state's top legal chief amid allegations he physically abused four women he dated.
Barbara Underwood, thrust into the job as New York state's chief legal officer when Eric Schneiderman abruptly resigned amid allegations he abused woman, said Tuesday she won't seek election to the attorney general's position.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he has already spoken with several people interested in becoming New York's attorney general even before the state Legislature starts the process to replace Eric Schneiderman.