Dana Boente

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Dana Boente
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General Counsel of the
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Assumed office
January 23, 2018
LeaderChristopher A. Wray
Preceded byJames Baker
United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia
In office
September 23, 2013 – January 28, 2018
Acting: September 23, 2013 – December 15, 2015
PresidentBarack Obama
Donald Trump
Preceded byNeil MacBride
Succeeded byTracy McCormick (Acting)
United States Deputy Attorney General
Acting
In office
February 9, 2017 – April 25, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded bySally Yates
Succeeded byRod Rosenstein
United States Attorney General
Acting
In office
January 30, 2017 – February 9, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded bySally Yates (Acting)
Succeeded byJeff Sessions
Personal details
Born
Dana James Boente

(1954-02-07) February 7, 1954 (age 65)
Carlinville, Illinois, U.S.
EducationSaint Louis University (BS, MBA, JD)

Dana James Boente (/ˈbɛnˌt/, BEN-tay; born February 7, 1954) is an American lawyer and politician. He was the Acting Attorney General of the United States from January 30, 2017[1] until February 9, 2017.[2] He served as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia from September 2013 to January 2018.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Acting Attorney General Sally Yates Refuses to Enforce Trump Refugee EO". Lawfare Blog. January 31, 2017. Retrieved January 31, 2017.
  2. Lichtblau, Eric (February 8, 2017). "Jeff Sessions Confirmed as Attorney General, Capping Bitter Battle". The New York Times Company. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  3. "Meet the U.S. Attorney: Dana J. Boente". U.S. Department of Justice. Retrieved February 1, 2016. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.