Special Investigators Stay Busy In Arizona

July 02, 2014

Investigations that are focused on Attorney General Tom Horne are nothing new. But now the AG’s office has opened an internal investigation that will be led by a couple of outside lawyers—lobbyist and former state lawmaker John Kaites, and Dave Derickson, who is a criminal defense attorney.

Some critics have expressed concerns that both Kaites and Derickson have donated to Horne campaigns in the past.

Special investigators and special prosecutors have been busy in Arizona in recent years. We spoke to former special prosecutor and former U.S. Attorney for Arizona Mel McDonald.