Alexander Statement on Nomination of Doug Overbey to Serve as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee

Posted on July 21, 2017

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2017 — United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Tennessee State Senator Doug Overbey to serve as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee:

“I’ve known Doug for a long time – and I know that Tennessee will be well-served by a man of such good character. Doug is a lifelong East Tennessean and has dedicated his life to service -- practicing law for more than 37 years in East Tennessee and currently serving in the Tennessee General Assembly. I have no doubt Doug will serve East Tennesseans well, and I hope the Senate will quickly consider his nomination.” 

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