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Iowa senator waits for answers about former St. Charles Parish D.A.

Iowa senator waits for answers about former St. Charles Parish D.A.

Sen. Charles Grassley says he's been waiting for weeks to get a response from the FBI and Attorney General Loretta Lynch.  (Source: FOX 8 graphic) Sen. Charles Grassley says he's been waiting for weeks to get a response from the FBI and Attorney General Loretta Lynch. (Source: FOX 8 graphic)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley wants the FBI and Attorney General Loretta Lynch to answer questions about former St. Charles Parish D.A. Harry Morel.

According to our partners at Nola.com|The Times-Picayune, Grassley says he's been waiting for weeks to get a response from both offices. He sent letters last month, asking whether Morel got a deal because of friendly ties between his defense attorney and a top prosecutor. He also asked whether the FBI retaliated against one of its agents because he aggressively pursued morel.

Morel pleaded guilty earlier this year to obstruction of justice. Prosecutors say he used his position of power to trade leniency for sexual favors.

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