Senator Cornyn asks Attorney General about 18 USC 930 which prohibits AUSAs from carrying firearms in federal court facilities, even if they have a state-issued concealed carry license. Senator Cornyn asked that this policy be reconsidered.
NAAUSA opposes the passage of S. 2197, as unnecessary and inappropriate. An Assistant United States Attorney's duty to disclose exculpatory or impeaching information springs from his special role in our system of justice as the legal representative of the United States of America. In the context of a criminal prosecution, Assistant United States Attorneys understand that their ultimate responsibility is to pursue justice.