Dana J. Boente

Acting Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Dana J. Boente was named Acting Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division on April 28, 2017, and simultaneously continues to serve as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Prior to his current appointment, Boente served as Acting Deputy Attorney General of the United States from February 9 to April 26, 2017, and as Acting Attorney General of the United States from January 30 to February 9, 2017.

Boente was nominated by President Barack Obama on October 8, 2015, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 15, 2015, as the 60th U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. As the chief federal law enforcement for the District, which includes offices in Alexandria, Richmond, Norfolk and Newport News, Boente supervised the prosecution of all federal crimes and the litigation of all civil matters in which the federal government has an interest.

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