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Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel pens letter, says she will not resign

Allister Adel
Posted at 10:55 AM, Feb 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-25 20:25:30-05

Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel penned a letter Tuesday doubling down in saying she would not resign following a request to do so from multiple prosecutors.

“By now you are all aware that I will not (resign)," she said in part in the letter. "I have and I will continue to ethically perform my duties."

Read the full letter below:

The original lettergoes in-depth about Adel's struggles with alcoholism. Her top staff say she has not kept her promises to them and has lashed out when confronted about her problems.