Department of Justice Seal Department of Justice
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2006
WWW.USDOJ.GOV
AG
(202) 514-2007
TDD (202) 514-1888

Statement of Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales on the Confirmation
of Alice S. Fisher as Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division

"The confirmation of Alice Fisher as Assistant Attorney General for the Departmentís Criminal Division is very good news for law enforcement throughout the entire criminal justice system. Since taking over as the head of the Criminal Division last year, Alice has proven herself to be an effective and inspiring leader. I commend the Senate for confirming this dedicated public servant. Under Mrs. Fisherís leadership, the Departmentís Criminal Division will continue to aggressively investigate and prosecute critically important cases across the board of criminal justice, including violent crime, crimes against children, public integrity, and corporate fraud.

"I also urge the Senate to confirm Ken Wainstein as Assistant Attorney General, so that we can move forward in establishing the Departmentís new National Security Division."

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