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U.S. Attorney Edward Tarver resigns, James Durham appointed acting U.S. Attorney

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

There's a new acting U.S. Attorney in Savannah after Attorney General Jeff Sessions calls for the resignations of all Obama-era appointees.

Among them, Edward Tarver. Tarver was appointed U.S. Attorney for the 43-county Southern District of Georgia in 2009.

First Assistant U.S. Attorney James Durham has been appointed acting U.S. Attorney in the wake of Tarver's resignation. A permanent successor has not been named.

Despite the turnover, Durham tells us initiatives like "End Gun Violence" will not be affected.

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