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Press Release

United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. Offers His Resignation

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. In response to President Biden’s request that all Presidentially appointed United States Attorneys step down, United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr., submitted his letter of resignation to the President today with an effective date of midnight on February 28, 2021.  He expressed his honor to serve as United States Attorney and his gratitude to former President Trump and Senators Burr and Tillis for their support and for giving him an opportunity to serve the people of this District.  A copy of Mr. Higdon's letter is attached.

Updated February 11, 2021