Soros-Backed Prosecutor Resigns After State Lawmakers Rise Against Her

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As Missouri state lawmakers were poised to take away her power, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced Thursday that she will resign.

Gardner has been denounced repeatedly in recent weeks for running a dysfunctional office.

“The circuit attorney’s office appears to be a rudderless ship of chaos,” Missouri Judge Michael Noble said at one point last week, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

In her letter of resignation, Gardner blasted state lawmakers who were pushing a bill that would have appointed a special prosecutor to do the work Gardner’s office does

“The most powerful weapon I have to fight back against these outsiders stealing your voices and your rights is to step back,” she wrote. “I took this job to serve the people of the City of St. Louis, and that’s still my north star.”

Gardner said her resignation would be effective June 1.

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