Top Biden Attorney Steps Down

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President Joe Biden arrives to speak to the Pennsylvania Democratic Party's 3rd Annual Independence Dinner in Philadelphia, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

In a plot twist that has all the suspense of a courtroom drama, the White House announced on Thursday that its leading legal gladiator, the top Biden attorney, Stuart Delery, is set to vacate his influential post next month. In the ever-shifting landscape of the Biden administration, his departure creates ripples of anticipation, not unlike a suspense novel where each page reveals a new conundrum.

Delery, a legal luminary whose expertise guided President Joe Biden through a labyrinth of issues, from the treacherous terrains of the COVID-19 pandemic to the intricate tapestries of major laws like the American Rescue Plan and the Inflation Reduction Act, has been the North Star for Biden’s administration since its inception.

In a heartfelt tribute that echoed sentiments of gratitude and camaraderie, Biden proclaimed, “Stuart Delery has been my compass, a trusted adviser radiating innovative legal thought from Day One.” Further accentuating Delery’s irreplaceable stature, the President added that he has been “an integral cog in the administration’s machinery.”