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Top Democrat calls on Biden administration to fire the Trump-era head of federal prisons, citing inmate abuse and the death of Jeffrey Epstein

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A November 2021 investigation by the AP described the federal Bureau of Prisons as a "hotbed of abuse, graft and corruption." AP Photo/Gerry Broome
Sen. Dick Durbin described a "series of stunning failures" at the Bureau of Prisons.
He cited failings that enabled Jeffrey Epstein to die by suicide.
Durbin reiterated a call for the Biden administration to fire Director Michael Carvajal.
A top-ranking Democrat in the Senate on Thursday called on the Biden administration to fire the head of federal prisons, a holdover from the Trump administration he accused of failing to address wrongdoing...
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