My job’s just too powerful, says DA’s James Selfe


My job’s just too powerful, says DA’s James Selfe

Outgoing federal executive chair says the position needs to by divvied up between party leaders


Outgoing DA federal executive chairperson James Selfe has come out in support of proposals for the position he’s departing to be stripped of some of its authority, saying it was just too powerful.

In an interview, Selfe, who is due to step down from the position in October after occupying it for 19 years, said he supported the idea that some of his current functions and powers should be shared with other leaders in the DA henceforth.

Selfe, who has been appointed head of the DA governance unit, said a lot has changed in the party from when the position was created in the early 2000s...

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