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Statement by Attorney General Eric Holder on the Senate Confirmation of John P. Carlin to Serve as Assistant Attorney General for National Security

For Immediate Release
Office of Public Affairs

Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement today after the confirmation of John P. Carlin to serve as Assistant Attorney General for National Security:
“John Carlin is an outstanding leader and an exceptional public servant who has spent his entire legal career at the Department of Justice and its components,” said Attorney General Eric Holder. “Throughout his tenure, he has repeatedly demonstrated the skill, foresight, and vision that this position demands. I am confident that under his leadership, the National Security Division will continue to strengthen and advance its critical mission to safeguard the American people and protect this nation.”  

Updated September 15, 2014

Press Release Number: 14-331