Justice bars analyst from Mississippi cases after Facebook post calling state ‘disgusting’

In a letter obtained by FoxNews.com, the Justice Department wrote back Hosemann on Tuesday clarifying that the Facebook post “does not represent the views of the department regarding Mississippi.”

Further, Voting Section Chief T. Christian Herren Jr. assured Hosemann that the department had “taken steps to ensure that this employee will not be assigned to matters involving the state of Mississippi for the time being.” Herren said that while the employee reviews voting rights issues, the assistant attorney general in charge of the division makes the final call in those reviews — and Mississippi wasn’t in this employee’s “regular area of responsibility” anyway.

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5/9/12