HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf released a statement after Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced her resignation effective Wednesday.At Least 5 People Killed In Several Shootings From Saturday To Sunday In Philadelphia: Police
‘What has transpired with Attorney General Kane is unfortunate. Her decision to resign is the right one, and will allow the people of Pennsylvania to finally move on from this situation.READ MORE: Arrest Made After Quadruple Stabbing In Philadelphia’s Nicetown Section Leaves 4 Men Injured, Police Say
I have full faith and confidence in the employees of the Office of the Attorney General and know that they will continue to perform its most important functions including protecting consumers and prosecuting criminals. Moving forward, I will work with both Republicans and Democrats in the Senate regarding any potential appointment of an Attorney General.’MORE NEWS: Teenager, Man, Officer Injured While Police Pursue 2 Carjacking Suspects In West Philadelphia
Wolf called for Kane’s immediate resignation after she was convicted of all nine counts in a perjury and obstruction case related to a grand jury leak.