US: Sessions appoints new acting US attorney

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has appointed an acting US Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, replacing previous interim US Attorney Jack Smith who announced his retirement last month.

The Department of Justice announced Tuesday, September 5, mmorning that Mark H. Wildasin had been appointed to the position after serving as civil chief in the US Attorney’s Nashville office since January 2006.

He will serve as an acting US Attorney for 120 days, or until the US Senate confirms a presidential appointee, making him the third appointment this year as Middle Tennessee’s chief federal prosecutor.

Full Content: Nashville Post

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