Vance, in a wide-ranging interview with me about his tenure as Manhattan D.A., said, of appearing before the Supreme Court, “Truly, it was like Mt. Olympus.” He declined to discuss the Trump case, as legal ethics require, but he did disclose that he will not seek a fourth term, and that he plans to retire from the D.A.’s office on December 31st.
"The work continues."
“This is a tremendous victory for our nation’s system of justice and its founding principle that no one – not even a president – is above the law. Our investigation, which was delayed for almost a year by this lawsuit, will resume, guided as always by the grand jury’s solemn obligation to follow the law and the facts, wherever they may lead.”
"We should focus on their future, not their past, and ban questions about diversion in the federal hiring process.”
A broad coalition of law enforcement officials and activists is expected to urge President Trump on Wednesday to adjust policies on policing and criminality, the first time such a group has spoken out against the Trump administration.
“As alleged in the complaint, Mr. Kurson launched a campaign of cybercrime, manipulation, and abuse from his perch at the New York Observer, and now the people of New York will hold him accountable. We encourage all survivors and witnesses of this type of cybercrime and intimate partner abuse to report these crimes to our Office.”
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., whose office secured a conviction of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein and is now investigating former President Donald Trump, said Friday he wouldn’t seek a fourth term.
Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. today announced that he will not seek reelection for a fourth term in office, which would begin January 2022. The full text of the D.A.’s memo to the Office’s prosecutors and staff is copied below.
Statement by PAGV Co-Chairs Mike Feuer and Cy Vance, Jr. on House Passage of the Bipartisan Background Checks Bill
"A bipartisan majority of the House has acted. We call on members of the Senate to show the same courage and leadership."
DA Vance Delivers Remarks at the International Association of Prosecutors Conference in Johannesburg
Today in the United States, prosecutorial independence is under attack as at few times in our nation's history. And the principal reason is not hard to discern: we have a President with very expansive views of his power, who chafes under constitutional and normative restraints, and who is himself under investigation.