Tammy Dickinson, U.S. attorney for the Western District of Missouri, is among 46 U.S. attorneys asked to resign Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Dickinson’s resignation will be effective Friday at midnight, according to a spokesman for her office.
She declined to comment Friday.
Dickinson, a former Jackson County prosecutor, was appointed to the office by President Barack Obama in January 2013.
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Tom Larson, a longtime assistant in the office, will serve as acting U.S. attorney until a replacement is chosen by President Donald Trump.