New Vermont United States attorney confirmed by Senate

November 10, 2017

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s next United States attorney has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

The appointment of Christina Nolan as Vermont’s 38th top federal prosecutor was unanimously approved Thursday.

Nolan was recommended to President Donald Trump by Democrat Sen. Patrick Leahy and Republican Gov. Phil Scott.

Nolan will lead an office of about 45, including 20 attorneys who represent the United States in criminal and civil litigation in Vermont.

Nolan has served as an assistant U.S. attorney since 2010. In recent years she has focused on drug cases.

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