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Statement of U.S. Attorney

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Alabama

BIRMINGHAM – U.S. Attorney Jay Town, in response to local and national media reports and inquiries regarding assertions that the U.S. attorney “has verified defamation cases” or confirmed any type of federal investigation against Alabama citizens accusing a candidate for U.S. Senate of certain behaviors, responds as follows:


“These assertions are patently absurd. My office has not received, nor would we have the legal basis to pursue, any such defamation cases.

Updated November 16, 2017